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Happyness return to tour with The Dandy Warhols and share new track SB’s Truck ahead of recording album two

This May, Happyness take a break from writing new material in advance of recording their highly anticipated second album for Moshi Moshi/PIAS (and follow-up to the acclaimed 2014 debut Weird Little Birthday) as The Dandy Warhols take them out on tour across the EU and UK. Not only that, the band return with their first taste of new music in 2016, in the shape of new song SB’s Truck. In their own words, the track “has something to do with [the late, famed, 80s wrestler and actor] André The Giant as a teenager having to be taken to school in Samuel Beckett’s truck because he couldn’t fit in his dad’s car.”

LISTEN TO SB’s TRUCK HERE: https://soundcloud.com/happyness-4/sbs-truck

As for touring with The Dandy Warhols, Happyness say; “We’re bringing a friend of ours along to play some of the parts that we can’t play with just three people. We’ll be playing a few songs from the first record that we haven’t been able to play before, and some of the same songs a little different to how people have heard them, and some new ones. So we’re going backwards and forwards in time, and we’re excited to do it. And our friend’s name is Paul. And thanks to The Dandy Warhols for having us on tour with them!”

The Dandy Warhols / Happyness Tour May 2016

06 Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands

07 Het Depot, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

08 De Casino, Sint Niklaas, Belgium

09 L’Étage, Rennes, France

10 Le Trianon, Paris, France

12 Fri-Son, Fribourg, Switzerland

13 Covo Club, Bologna, Italy

14 Parco della Musica, Padova, Italy

16 Zurich Plaza, Switzerland

17 La Cartonnerie, Reims, France

18 L’Aéronef, Lille, France

20 O2 Academy, Bristol UK

21 Electric Ballroom, London UK

22 Engine Rooms, Southampton UK

23 Rescue Rooms, Nottingham UK

24 University Of Northumbria, Newcastle UK

26 The Art School, Glasgow UK

27 Limelight 2, Belfast UK

28 The Academy, Dublin Ireland

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Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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