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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Watch :: Blaenavon unveil new track 'I Will Be The World'





Words: Sam Geary

Hampshire three-piece Blaenavon  have unveiled their new track 'I Will Be The World', together with a video directed by fast-rising filmmaker Claes Nordwall.

'I Will Be The World', which follows 2015's 'Miss World' EP, is taken from the Transgressive-signed teenagers' forthcoming debut album with Grammy-winning producer Jim Abbiss (Arctic Monkeys, Adele, Bombay Bicycle Club).

Vocalist Ben Gregory offered the following thoughts on "I Will Be The World":

"I Will Be The World: a clarion call to pick up the pen and pip the profit dogs to the printing press. Ink, sugar,  🐍 snakes 🐍  everywhere: but never here.
Not in this song, this video.
They are the world.
You are the world & soon I will be too.
Welcome home.
Step inside and
just
let
yourself
burst."

Following their debut US shows last month, which included a visit to SXSW, the band gear up for summer with a raft of gigs and festival appearances. See below for dates confirmed so far.

Furthermore, Burberry have revealed Ben as one of their faces for 2016. The 19-year-old is currently featuring in the global Spring/Summer campaign for the fashion label.

APRIL
30 Leeds - Live At Leeds
MAY
19 Brighton - The Great Escape
22 Southampton - Joiners
23 Oxford - Bullingdon Arms
25 Bath - Moles
26 London - Dingwalls
27 Manchester – Dot To Dot
28 Bristol – Dot To Dot
29 Nottingham – Dot To Dot
30 Glasgow - King Tut's
31 Newcastle - Think Tank
JUNE
02 Leicester - The Cookie
03 Birmingham - Sunflower Lounge
19 Leicester -110 Above Festival
JULY
02 Winchester - Blissfields
15 Southwold - Latitude Festival
AUGUST
05-07 Forgotten Fields
26-28 Reading & Leeds Festival

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