London 4-Piece Burnt Tapes Releasing Debut LP 'Never Better' on February 22
What others are saying about Burnt Tapes' 'Never Better':
"I do believe we have an early contender for 2019’s album of the year."- Apathy & Exhaustion
"...emotionally-driven alt-punk that can’t be ignored."- Already Heard
"(The) songs that make up ‘Never Better’ mostly deal with feelings of self-doubt, regret and self-deprecation. You know, the stuff good punk rock songs are made of."- Punkrocktheory
"...perfectly crafted punk rock songs about love, loss and regret that will have you singing yourself hoarse whilst breaking your heart. The Burnt Tapes, are the best band in the UK. "- *Colin's Punk Rock World*
"While it’s easy to compare Burnt Tapes to the Wonder Years, or Transit, Samiam, or Boston Manor, the truth is they stand out well on their own."- Sound The Sirens
"The track’s gritty tone weaves through reflective cleans and bursting hooks. "- New Noise Magazine
London punk/emo 4-piece Burnt Tapes will release the debut LP “Never Better” on February 22, 2019 via Wiretap Records (US) and Lockjaw Records (UK/EU).
Pre-save the album on Spotify here:https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/theburnttapes/never-better?fbclid=IwAR18vGo8ec7SAz2Rxu34u_tTNSi52JhJCKLFuQNFggeinjC4LEjJmQrzX_8
Preorders for the Wiretap exclusive Aqua Blue 12” vinyl LP are also live now at wiretaprecords.com.
Check out the video for "Don't Make Me Play Bocelli" here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl_saWAzjf8&fbclid=IwAR1TBXBnIcgzkC0EZ4-wc4JCEqtvYzVkC36YbbER4ke5Q-qInwywnLUgyJk.
Phil Georgoulopoulos (vocals/guitar) says: “("Never Better") is the first release that more closely represents who we want to be as a band, and I’m really excited to finally share it with everyone… You can expect a lot more self-deprecation and regret.”
The band is debuting a new song/video ("Yuzi") here:https://youtu.be/eoVbPTfUnl0.
“Never Better” was recorded at legendary studio The Ranch (Creeper, Gnarwolves, Boston Manor).
About Burnt Tapes:
Members of Burnt Tapes have known each other since they were teenagers, having grown up together in Athens, Greece before settling in London, and forming the band in 2014. Their gruff hook laden sound has drawn comparisons to bands like Hot Water Music, Jawbreaker and The Lawrence Arms.
In the last three years they have played almost 200 shows across the UK and Europe, supporting bands like Nothington, Red City Radio, Get Dead, Timeshares, GBH, Pkew Pkew Pkew, Penske File & The Bombpops.
The band have also made several festival appearances (EU/UK) including Manchester Punk Fest, El Topo Goes Loco, Book Yer Ane Fest, Washed Out Fest, Summer in October Fest, Might As Well Fest and Rebellion Fest. The band embarked on multiple tours playing across 9 countries.
"Never Better" follows their 2017 EP "Alterations" (Lockjaw Records/Umlaut Records).
Burnt Tapes are: Pan T. - Vocals & Guitar, Phil G. - Vocals & Guitar, Tone - Bass and Jordan Hall - Drums.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/burnt.tapes/