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Patrick Clarke , May 2nd, 2017 15:10

Hey Colossus have shared the second taste of their upcoming album The Guillotine. Homepage photo by Julie R Kane.

Hey Colossus have revealed their latest track 'Englishman', taken from their forthcoming new album The Guillotine, released on Rocket Recordings on 2 June.

It's the second song to be taken from the new record, with 'Experts Toll' appearing alongside the new album announcement earlier this year.

The band's Joe Thompson told Clash: "Lyrically this is the strongest - it's hard to not be affected by what's going on in the world. Consequently the music gets more tightly wound around the vocals. If the lyrics were going to be more pointed I wanted the music to be more so also, so I spent time with some classics - [Fugazi's] Repeater, [Fleetwood Mac's] Rumours, This Heat's records, and [Crass’] Penis Envy."

The band will tour the UK through May at the below dates, as well as an appearance at Totnes' Sea Change, where they will support Jane Weaver on our stage. That takes place from August 25-26.

Hey Colossus Tour Dates

May

04 The Prince Albert, Brighton
05 The Full Moon, Cardiff
06 The Old England Pub, Bristol
11 The Maze, Nottingham
12 Nice 'N Sleazy, Glasgow
13 Soup Kitchen, Manchester
17 The 100 Club, London

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