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George Ward
George Ward

Freelance journalist based in Bristol. Can be found at the Grain Barge, Rough Trade or in his tiny basement bedroom writing for CLUNK.

Brighton punk band Lambrini Girls drop their new single ahead of their debut EP, Iggy Pop support and headline tour

Lambrini Girls are everything you could ask for from a punk band: hard-hitting but witty lyrics, brutally heavy instrumentation and incredibly aggressive vocals. Now, after several singles, the group are preparing to drop their debut EP, ‘You’re Welcome’, in May. To celebrate this release, Lambrini Girls are currently touring, with a huge number of UK and EU dates below. They are even supporting Iggy Pop at his Dog Day Afternoon in London. 

‘Lads Lads Lads’ is simply a continuation of the sound that Lambrini Girls are mastering. It is a relentless 3 minute punk banger, which leaves you no room to breathe whatsoever. The second the first distorted riff hits, you know what you’re getting yourself into. The guitars are so heavy, so dirty and so huge, while the drums are frenetic and unhinged. The energy created here is ferocious.

Somehow, the vocals manage to match this ferocity. Phoebe Lunny’s voice is raw, powerful and vicious. Relentlessly ripping into lad culture, their performance is brutal. Just as Lambrini Girls are everything you could ask for from a punk band, Lunny is everything you could ask for from a frontperson. 

The debut EP ‘You’re Welcome’ is out on 19th May via Big Scary Monsters.

Listen to ‘Lads Lads Lads’ here: 

Catch Lambrini Girls at the following: 

Printemps de Bourges, le 22, Bourges – 21st April

Badlands, Kinky Star, Gent – 22nd April

La Grenze, Strasbourg – 29th April

Aeronef, Lille – 30th April

Aralunaires, Entrepot, Arlong – 5th May

Are You Listening? Festival, Reading – 6th May

The Great Escape, Brighton – 12th May

Resident, Brighton – 19th May

Celebrate This Place, Tramshed, Cardiff – 20th May

Levitation, Angers – 27th May

Lexington, London – 3rd June

SUBU Summer Ball, Bournemouth – 3rd June

Aucard de Tours, Tours – 9th June

Fete de L’ilot, Dunkerque – 10th June

Heartbreakers, Southampton – 13th June

Rough Trade, Bristol – 14th June

Yes Basement, Manchester – 15th June

Hug & Pint, Glasgow – 16th June

Ferocious, Alternative Pride, Leeds – 17th June

Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich – 18th June

Garorock, Marmande – 29th June

Crystal Palace, London (w/ Iggy Pop) – 1st July

200trees Festival, Cheltenham – 6th July

Dour Festival, Dour – 16th July

Truck Festival, Steventon – 21st July

Micro Festival, Liège – 4th August

Absolutely Free Festival, Genk – 5th August

Cabaret Vert, Charleville Mezieres – 19th August

Misty Fields, Asten-Heusden – 9th September

Future Days, Birmingham – 7th October