In 2018 they have been hotly tipped for success. The band played a sold-out gig at the Monarch in Camden as part of This Feeling’s “Big in 2018” campaign. They toured with Himalayas in February of this year 6 out of the 7 dates sold out. The band support The Bluetones in May with further dates of their own following on.
Here’s the press talking about The Velvet Hands:
“full of bolshy spirit” The NME
“we could be witnessing the emergence of another great British band. Jaw droppingly good”. Gigslutz
“bolshy, brash garage punk rabble-rousers somewhere between the attitude of early Cribs or Libertines colliding with the death or glory of the Clash” GodsintheTVZine
“Alright! Band are a bunch of 19 y/o from Cornwall, and they're making an unholy noise and we like a lot of a lot” Phil Taggert Radio 1
“this band keep sending me total bangers” John Kennedy Radio X
The Velvet Hands debut album; Party's Over, is released on limited edition blue vinyl on Record Store Day, April 21st and digitally on the same day. The full release including CDs happens on May 4th.