Dancing on Tables – Still Having Fun

Dancing on Tables keep gathering recognition and plaudits – on playlists and at festivals, such as Latitude and The Great Escape.  They became the sound of Schuh x Adidas and multi year Scottish Water advertising campaigns. They’ve performed sessions for Shazam and STV, soundtrack opening credits for Made in Chelsea and been named one of Variety Magazine’s 10 Brits to watch.   The critics have been full of praise:

“Dancing On tables have released their latest anthemic indie banger and we can’t get enough” – Wonderland Magazine

“Too good to ignore, though, a biting indie anthem delivered with poise and passion” – Clash Magazine

“Their dreamy melodies cascade down as searching harmonies scale the track, giving their music a wonderfully abstract soundscape.” Earmilk

Dancing on Tables are enthusiastic about their next EP and the involvement of Liz Rose, Seth Ennis, Only Real and Femke Weidema, and said that writing the first single Not to Need You was more like therapy than songwriting.

“We talked about all the difficulties we faced in life as we told stories of failed friendships and heartaches, before agreeing that we wanted a song that would encapsulate the pain and hurt that people go through in life, but ultimately show that there is always a light at the end of the tunnel. The track focuses on someone ending a reliance on someone else, but we wanted the track to apply to all uphill battles, and for ‘the best part of starting over, is not to need you anymore’ to give people hope that things will always get better.”

17 Mar – Oporto Leeds, United Kingdom
18 Mar – The Sugarmill Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom
19 Mar –  Rough Trade Bristol Bristol, United Kingdom
20 Mar – Old Blue Last London, United Kingdom
21 Mar – Sin City Swansea, United Kingdom
22 Mar – The Junction Plymouth, United Kingdom
23 Mar – The Hope & Ruin Brighton, United Kingdom
24 Mar – Bodega Nottingham, United Kingdom
25 Mar – The Sunflower Lounge Birmingham, United Kingdom
28 Mar – Teesside University Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
16 May – King Tuts Wah Wah Hut Glasgow, United Kingdom

Like so many others, the band’s tour was cut off before its prime, but why not visit them on their Facebook page.  They seem to be making fun use of the time:  @dancingontablesmusic.

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