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“Their psych-pop is a blend of skippy beats, nimble guitars, joyful melodies, and falsetto yelps. If you have any love for Tanlines, Animal Collective or, to a lesser extent, Vampire Weekend, you will find this ditty a pleasurable listen.”
“This is ambitious, outward-looking pop unafraid to play by its own rules.” 4*s Q Magazine
“Wildly creative and hugely unconventional brilliance” Clash
Beaty Heart are Peckham-based alt-pop trio Charlie Rotberg, Joshua Mitchell and James Moruzzi, who released their acclaimed debut album Mixed Blessings in 2014. Now they return with a reinvigorated new sound, influenced by the likes of Lee Scratch Perry, Arthur Russell, Roots Manuva, Pharoah Sanders and Floating Points. Beaty Heart juxtapose their musical and cultural influences from a captivatingly eclectic variety of sources, weaving an array of samples, instrumentation, and percussion into their sound to create something that is unique and distinctive.
Over the last year, Beaty Heart have been in the studio working on their second album Till The Tomb with producers David Wrench (FKA Twigs, Caribou, Jungle) and Dave Eringa (Manic Street Preachers, Wilko Johnson),which is set for release on 29th July. The band have recently signed to Harvest Records in the US, home of Glass Animals, TV on the Radio and Best Coast, amongst many more.
Flora and Soft Like Clay were the first introduction to the band’s forthcoming new album, Till The Tomb. Their next single Raw Gold was co-produced by friends Jungle. Raw Gold doesn’t leave the listener hanging, rapidly opening with its infectious pop hook and incredibly compelling chorus. Combined with its glittering beats and alluring percussion, this deliriously brilliant song is sure to be a standout track of the summer.
Both their live and recorded music is accompanied by original video and artwork, with the latter seen on the sleeve art for Raw Gold, which follows suit with the Flora and Soft Like Clay artwork, both created by Yves Rulliere.
The full tracklisting for Till The Tomb is as follows:
1. Flora
2. Raw Gold
3. Glazed
4. Till The Tomb
5. Soft Like Clay
6. Good Bunch
7. Green Grease
8. U Say
9. Slide To The Side
10. Death Metal
After an extensive worldwide tour with Jungle last year, Beaty Heart have recently performed at UK festivals including The Great Escape and Live At Leeds along with selling out a headline show at London’s Electrowerkz. They have announced an autumn headline UK and European tour and will also be performing at further festivals this summer including Secret Garden Party, Lovebox and Bestival. Full US tour dates are as follows:
9/14/2016  Allston, MA                      Great Scott
9/15/2016  Toronto, ON                     The Garrison
9/16/2016  Chicago, IL                       Beat Kitchen
9/17/2016  Minneapolis, MN              7th St Entry
9/20/2016  Vancouver, BC                 The Cobalt
9/21/2016  Seattle, WA                      The Sunset
9/22/2016  Portland, OR                    Holocene
9/23/2016  San Francisco, CA           Rickshaw Stop
9/24/2016  Los Angeles, CA              Resident
9/26/2016  Washington, DC               DC9
9/26/2016  Philadelphia, PA               Johnny Brenda’s
9/29/2016  Brooklyn, NY                    Baby’s All Right
9/30/2016  New York, NY                  Berlin
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