Nov 13 | Nottingham, UK – The Chameleon Arts Cafe TICKETS
ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER UK TOUR DATES
NEW EP, THE MOTHS OF WHAT I WANT WILL EAT ME IN MY SLEEP, OUT TODAY ON HAND IN HIVE
WATCH THE LYRIC VIDEO FOR ‘RUSSIAN DOLL’ HERE:
REVISIT RECENT SINGLE ‘PLASTIC SKELETONS’ HERE:
“The single takes the singer’s gift for evocative, concisely crafted, seemingly free-associated wordcraft and sets it against a swirling and forceful psych-rock arrangement.” - NPR on ‘Plastic Skeletons’
“There’s just something that feels really good about that auburn guitar. And, the fierce intro & drum fill sets the tone perfectly for long summer drives & getaways with friends.” - Earmilk on ‘Plastic Skeletons’
“A song full of seemingly disjointed and haunting images, tied together by Hamilton’s deeply rhythmic rock and stylish vocals.” - The 405 on ‘Plastic Skeletons’
“…brandishes a confidence in writing razor-sharp indie-rock-leaning pop songs that have that earworm effect.” - The Irish Times
“An EP that firmly embeds her status as a talented and thoughtful musician.” - Bristol Live
“She has a magnetic presence that makes these songs mesmerizing.” - Paste
Today sees the release of The Moths of What I Want Will Eat Me in My Sleep, the new EP from Northern Ireland’s Jealous of the Birds – aka Naomi Hamilton – on Hand In Hive (UK & Europe) andCanvasback Music (US), and to celebrate JOTB are pleased to announce further UK touring plans for later this year. Tickets are on sale now for November stop-offs in Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester and London. For those who can’t wait for November, Hamilton and co. will be appearing on the Alcove Stage at Latitude Festival this weekend.
The Moths of What I Want… combines Hamilton’s astonishing new single ‘Plastic Skeletons‘ with four cuts from her debut album Parma Violets, here retooled and re-mixed by Ben Baptie (Young Fathers, Daughter, Lianne La Havas, London Grammar) and sounding the best they’ve ever done. It comes available digitally, as well as on limited edition 12″ white vinyl, which you can pick up here.
To celebrate the EP’s release, Jealous of the Birds recorded an intimate, filmed version of one of its most hushed moments, ‘Tonight I Feel Like Kafka‘ – head here to give it a watch.
Recent single ‘Plastic Skeletons’ was debuted by NPR, who write “[It] takes the singer’s gift for evocative, concisely crafted, seemingly free-associated wordcraft and sets it against a swirling and forceful psych-rock arrangement.” Since its launch, the track has seen UK radio support across BBC Radio1 (where it was recently awarded Huw Stephens’ Tune of the Week as well as receiving support from Phil Taggart), 6Music, and more. Hamilton also recently recorded a session for Stephens at Maida Valewhich will debut on Radio1 alongside an interview in the near future.
Catch up on the raucous recent video for ‘Plastic Skeletons’, directed by Libby Burke Wilde, here: https://youtu.be/EmYfPMDJoQs
And watch the lyric video for ‘Russian Doll’ here: https://youtu.be/AJ6DUrb1okk
Hamilton has been making waves in the indie music scene since her debut EP Capricorn, which she recorded while studying English and Creative Writing at Queen’s University, Belfast. Then, following the 2016 release of her aforementioned debut album proper, Parma Violets, came a serendipitous SXSWperformance that same year that would ultimately lead to her signing with Canvasback (alt-J, The War on Drugs) and subsequently Hand In Hive (Saltwater Sun, Dama Scout).
Please see further below for a full itinerary of upcoming Jealous of the Birds shows and keep your eyes peeled for more announcements in the near future.