Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Crazy Arm - New single and December tour

CRAZY ARM

NEW SINGLE ‘AMBERTOWN’/’SWEET STORM’
DECEMBER TOUR WITH APOLOGIES I HAVE NONE

Plymouth roots-punk quartet, Crazy Arm embark on a UK tour in December with London’s Apologies I Have None. To coincide with the tour, the band will be releasing a double A-side single (7” vinyl on Gunner Records, digital format on Xtra Mile Recordings). Featuring the Springsteen-esque anthem, ‘Ambertown’, and the bluegrass-influenced ‘Sweet Storm’ – with live guest, Victoria Butterfield, on joint vocals – the single is set for release on 13th December.

Crazy Arm_Apologies Dec tour poster
Crazy Arm have had a hectic 2010 that shows no signs of letting up. They toured for three weeks as support to Frank Turner (and Chuck Ragan) throughout the UK and mainland Europe; completed a label showcase tour with The Xcerts; embarked on two further weeklong jaunts to the continent including festival appearances in Belgium and Germany; and made appearances at 2000 Trees, NASS, Leopallooza, Reading and Leeds Festivals, amongst others. They are also booking a tour of Europe for mid-January 2011 with The Cut Ups.


Debut album, ‘Born To Ruin’, is out now on Xtra Mile Recordings (Gunner Records in Europe). The band are currently working on songs for their second album, provisionally titled ‘Union City Breath’, scheduled for release in mid-2011.

Live dates in December (with Apologies I Have None):
9th Cavern, Exeter 8pm
10th Unit, Southampton £4 / £5 after 11pm (9pm - club night)
11th The Croft, Bristol £5 tickets / £6 on door (7pm)
12th Hobos, Bridgend £5 (7pm)
13th Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham (£4/£3) 8pm
14th Scruffy Murphy’s, Birmingham £4 (7.30pm)
15th The Wildman, Norwich FREE SHOW (7pm)
16th Santiagos, Leeds £5 (7.30pm)
17th Everything Sucks, Café El Paso, London £5/£6 (8.30pm doors)
18th White Rabbit, Plymouth £4 (8pm)

What they said about ‘Born To Ruin’:
‘Stunning’ KKKK Kerrang!
‘Quite brilliant’ Rock Sound
‘Storming roots-punk debut’ Big Cheese [Best British Newcomers 2009]
‘One of the most instantly addictive albums you’ll ever hear’ Last Hours
‘Sure-fire contender for best debut album of 2009’ Rock Midgets
‘An explosive blast of glorious creativity, power and honesty’ Go2
‘They deserve to be huge’ Mass Movement
‘Born To Ruin erupts into the room’ Music Fix
‘A dramatic, intelligent and impressive debut’ Sputnik Music
‘Easily up there as album of the decade’ Allgigs

Contacts / bookings
Website: www.myspace.com/crazyarm
www.facebook.com/pages/Crazy-Arm/22316029913?ref=ts
Email: johnsycash [at]yahoo.co.uk PR: anthea[at]presscounselpr.com
Record label: www.xtramilerecordings.com

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