Holy smokes! Yes it’s true – Holy Moly & The Crackers, the North East frenetic alt-rock folk septet with a hankering for the good times today let us in on a few little surprises they’ve been keeping hush hush… until now.
Popping the lid on a new live video for Cold Comfort Lane, a chock-load of UK shows ahoy and even circulating rumours of a new album hovering, there’s plenty to catch up on with these busy bees.
Never ones to miss an opportunity to let their (and your) hair down, the rabble rousing bunch will be hitting the road for a slew of their famously feverish live dates before 2018 is out. Eyeing up UK towns and cities the length and breadth of the land, the outfit will be embarking on an adventurous November tour kicking off at Southampton’s 1865 on the 1st November, with dates in Wales, Scotland, London, Manchester, and everywhere in between, before a heroic homecoming show at Newcastle’s Riverside at the tail end of the month (30th Nov). The band will be playing at the Brudenell Social Club on November 23rd, and The Crescent in York on November 25th.
Ensuring their audiences are primed and fully on brief for the proceedings ahead, Holy Moly & The Crackers are delighted to release a rambunctious live version of their irresistible hit single Cold Comfort Lane as a taster of what’s in store at their well-honed live shows this Winter.
Already included on major Spotify playlists including Fresh Find & New Noise and with the studio version clocking up over 1 million streams, the contagious Cold Comfort Lane has also popped-up on E4, BT Vision, Capital One, Ultimate Ears, KIA Sportage Cars and can even be spotted on the credit title track for the blockbuster movie Oceans 8.
Floating on something of a high-water mark, the last few years have huge for the female-fronted Holy Moly & The Crackers, with demand seemingly never greater. In 2017, the ever-evolving folk-alt-rock collective released their superlative album Salem via their own Pink Lane Records label to widespread acclaim from the likes of R2 Magazine, Folk Radio UK, The Crack, Clash Magazine, No Depression, and Blown Speaker, not to mention rave support at Radio from BBC Radio and Radio X, and of course overwhelming public support that continues to spread like wildfire across continent. Selling out venues across the country and drawing heaving crowds at festivals the likes of Glastonbury, Boomtown Fair, Bestival, Beautiful Days, Bearded Theory and more; Holy Moly also landed successfully in The Netherlands, France, Germany, Czech Republic and Italy where Crackers’ chatter is only getting louder.
One of the most effervescent and entertaining bands you’re as sure to see this winter, don’t miss Holy Moly & The Crackers as they promise a show packed with surprises, new songs and ‘more energy, more noise, always’ throughout November.