hit a number of notable Spotify playlists including Indie Chillout. and flagship indie playlist Ultimate Indie , taking the band's streams well over 3 million.
Slots at DIY and The Line Of Best Fit ones to watch-type shows in January 2017 followed, before further online support from the likes of Indie Shuffle, Gold Flake Paint, Clash and Dork, and sets at showcase festivals such as Mirrors, Dot To Dot and The Great Escape.
Radio support comes from Annie Mac (New Name for June 2017) and Huw Stephens at BBC Radio 1, Elton John and Matt Wilkinson at Beats 1, John Kennedy at Radio X and KCRW's Jason Kramer.
A headline show at The Lexington comes alongside the release of their 'Soft Sea Blue' EP in September 2017, before an in-store at Rough Trade and performances at Neighbourhood Festival and a Clash Magazine night in October.
With an album and further tour dates in the pipeline, 2018 is set to be a breakthrough year for Swimming Tapes.