With their critically acclaimed new album Write In now released world-wide, and a whole host of festival appearances coming up across the summer, Moshi Moshi Records signings Happyness have confirmed another London UK headline show of their own for October 27th at The Garage. Tickets will be on sale from Friday June 23rd. The band are also celebrating signing to Rough Trade Publishing and the release of a new single Uptrend / Style Raids.

Discussing the track, the band say it is “A song mainly about not knowing how to dress.

A few years ago we spent a whole day walking around a big sprawling flea market in Paris determined to find something vaguely musical. Eventually as it was getting dark we managed to find an old supermarket announcement microphone and a Bontempi chord organ that Benji’s cat immediately broke. We recorded Uptrend / Style Raids live and were already using all our normal sounding microphones for the instruments, so the guide vocals were done into the Paris mic and we liked them too much to change them. We were out of mic stands so we had to tape it to a lampshade.”

Happyness playing the following festivals over the summer

July 15 – Readipop Festival, Reading

July 16 – Latitude Festival, Suffolk

July 21 – Deer Shed Festival, Thirsk

July 29 – Three Wheel Drive Festival

Aug 03 – Fengaros, Cyprus

Aug 05 – Visions Festival, London

Aug 11 – Ventnor International Festival, Isle of Wight

Aug 18 – Green Man Festival, Wales

Aug 27 – Art Is Hard All Dayer, Bristol

Sept 30 – The Nil By Mouth Sessions (Sky Club), San Giljan, Malta

JUST ANNOUNCED: Oct 27 – The Garage, London

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