Brand New Friend announce new single I Was An Astronaut
Following their busiest year to date, Brand New Friend continue onwards and upwards with a new single and massive UK tour.
‘I Was An Astronaut’ is released on 21st January 2019 and is backed with brand new song ‘You Make We Want to Grow Up, Sometimes’. The track is to be accompanied by a video shot on Downhill Beach near the band’s native Castlerock in Northern Ireland – better known as Dragonstone on the TV show Game of Thrones.
Last year saw the release of their debut album ‘Seatbelts for Aeroplanes’ which spawned several singles played on the likes of Annie Mac, Huw Stephens and Phil Taggart shows on Radio 1, John Kennedy on Radio X and 6 Music’s Steve Lamacq.
The band also toured relentlessly, both as headliners and as support to Snow Patrol, Ash, Starcrawler, At The Drive In, Pretty Vicious, RAT BOY and Feeder.
They also played their debut show at Reading and Leeds Festival and performed at Electric Picnic Festival in Ireland amongst others.
They kick 2019 off with a support tour with label-mate Seán McGowan and a slot at Snow Patrol’s gigantic Ward Park show in Belfast on 25th May.