Best Friends are set to release new single 'Happy Anniversary' on September 23rd.
If British guitar music really is to drag itself out the gutter, then the North might well lead the way. Sheffield and Leeds are producing a slew of new bands, with the likes of Drenge already making headlines.
A little softer than their garage rock contemporaries, the lilting surf-pop of Sheffield's Best Friends has much in common with the Birmingham scene. There's that pop sensibility, that surreal sense of humour but all bound in the Northern grit fostered by the Steel city.
All killer no filler, new single 'Happy Anniversary' is a mean, lean pop machine. The opening chords sound like their amps have been thrown into a swimming pool, while the track itself replicates the sound of the slacker generation but with an honest, earnest ethos.
Out on September 23rd via the ever intriguing Art Is Hard imprint, you can listen to the track below.
Best Friends have confirmed the following shows:
8 Hull Adelphi
18 Beacons Festival
20 Manchester Trof Fallowfield
21 Leeds Nation Of Shopkeepers
25 Nottingham Playhouse
31 London The Victoria
14 Southsea Fest
26 London Tipsy Bar
28 Sheffield The Great Gatsby
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