Liily, a crew of teenagers hailing from the San Fernando Valley, have premiered the title track from their debut EP I Can Fool Anybody In This Town at CLASH. Featured as Track of The Day, they said it is, “A taut, finely poised piece of guitar music, Liily have a dynamic that is all their own, matching angular songwriting to sheer relentless desire.”

The debut EP is out today via Southern California-based indie label Flush Records. The EP title is a direct quote from poet Charles Bukowski. “‘I Can Fool Anybody In This Town’ is the by-product of our urge to get music out into the world, we have been playing these songs for over a year now and it’s a huge weight off to be able to release them,” the band shares.

Liily’s music draws from the jagged stimuli of their upbringings to make something distinctly Los Angeles in 2019. With influences from Jane’s Addiction and Rage Against the Machine, it’s suburban valley music from the future, even as it calls back to 1991. The EP also includes their latest single “Sepulveda Basin” and “Sold” – which received airplay from BBC Radio 1’s Jack Saunders – as well as “Toro”, the video for which has notched over 1M YouTube views. “Toro” in particular stems from a time when the band was “frustrated about not being productive. The emphasis and repetition on the lyrics represent our eagerness to start being proactive,” said lead vocalist, Dylan Nash in an interview with Atwood Magazine. The electrified “Sold” video premiered exclusively on Spotify’s ‘Rock This and ‘New Noise’ playlists, since gaining nearly 400k views and over 1M streams.

Liily’s live shows invoke a manic intensity. “We like our music to make people crazy” guitarist Sam De La Torre says. “When we write something, we want it to hit really hard. If we knock people out, we’ve done our job.”Audiences of often under-aged kids turn up to dance and absolutely tear the place apart alongside the band. Having started out playing mostly house parties and warehouses, it’s only recently that this new youth culture has even entered into nightclubs. I Can Fool Anybody In This Town comes shortly after the band sold out their four-week January 2019 festival, Brekfest at The Echo in Los Angeles. The festival included performances from some of LA’s finest such as Starcrawler, Death Valley Girls, Deap Vally, Skating Polly, and Superet.

They’re currently touring the West Coast with The Glorious Sons, with a packed schedule at SXSW in Austin, TX next week, before they arrive in the UK for The Great Escape.

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