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SHEAFS‘This Is Not A Protest’ Single and up coming tour dates.
Sheffield five-piece, SHEAFS formed at the end of 2015. Debut EP ‘Nobody's Watching’ was described as "Menacing, accomplished and full of confidence" by respected champion of new music; Little Indie Blogs.Steve Lamacq backed the EP and also made SHEAFS featured artist on his Music Recommends show.Despite being new, and completely DIY, their spiky, newer wave sound, hard work and flourishing live reputation, are propelling the band forwards at an astounding rate.
SHEAFS have already supported the likes Tom Grennan, Dan Croll, Pretty Vicious, Idles, Hidden Charms and The Vryll Society, beat over 400 other bands to win the Virgin FreshFest competion, performed live on Edith Bowman’s breakfast show, made the last 120 bands of Glastonbury’s 2017’s emerging talent competition, and huge tune, ‘Nobody’s Watching’ spent 4 weeks on Virgin Radio's evening playlist.
SHEAFS Latest single 'Mind Pollution' has already been championed by Huw Stevens on BBC Radio 1, John Kennedy on Radio X, Edith Bowman on Virgin Radio and Dean Jackson on both BBC East Midland & BBC 6 Music since being released in April.
In short, SHEAFS have earned the right to serious attention. They have recently just came off the back of their first festival season including performances at: Isle of Wight Festival, Reading Festival, Tramlines and Y Not festival; where the band played 2 sets within 2 hours, including a performance on the recognised Quarry stage in full view to a filled tent of over 2000 people.
New single 'This Is Not A Protest' on the 24th November, SHEAFS are ready to leave a lasting impression.
This Is Not A Protest Reviews:
'Surely to become an indie anthem, SHEAFS newest single This Is Not A Protest is one that will have you screaming the words back to the band from the front row and beyond.' Girls at The Rockshow
'Fresh from blistering through festival season this summer, Sheafs are ready to share their next taste of greatness, with an exclusive premiere here on Gigwise.
Delivering a short, sharp slice of sonic ammunition in the form of ‘This Is Not A Protest’, the five-piece are locked and loaded, ready to continue their musical assault. The snappy vocal cries of, “this is not a protest, the more you want yeah, the more you get less,” go hand in hand with a chorus of chants which makes the track a rallying call to arms for a disillusioned, youthful generation set against a formidable bassline and surging riffs.
Speaking about the song’s inception the band say, “it's a tongue-in-cheek reflection of the present that has been written to capture the frustration of deficiency in rock ‘n' roll icons, the music and the scene.” ' Gigwise