Beans on Toast at The Brudenell on 5 February


“Magic” is the enchanting new single from BEANS ON TOAST and his tenth album, A Bird in The Hand. The song emerged from the arrival of Beans’ first child, a song about the miracle of life, revealing the vulnerable side of the songwriter through what is surely one of nature’s extraordinary gifts.


Beans had this to say:

“I like my songs to tell stories, but also to draw from real life emotion and experience. This song, about the birth of my daughter in January this year has all three in abundance. I wanted to get across the excitement and the nervousness of the by-standing father and the admiration of the female body, but most of all, this is a love song. A song about the unconditional love between a parent and child. I’ve never known anything quite like it.”

The “Magic” video was directed by longtime friend and collaborator (and father of two) Jem Mitchell, and includes Beans’ close friends and family, invited to the studio to enjoy time together.

Photographs provided by Sonic PR

The full band UK tour dates are:

CARDIFF Clwb Ifor Bach   30 January 2019

PORTSMOUTH The Wedgwood Rooms 31 January 2019

MARGATE  Dreamland Ballroom 1 February 2019

STOWMARKET John Peel Centre 2 February 2019

CAMBRIDGE J2 Junction 4 February 2019

LEEDS Brudenell Social Club 5 February 2019

CARLISLE The Brickyard 6 February 2019

ABERDEEN The Lemon Tree 7 February 2019

GLASGOW Stereo 8 February 2019

NEWCASTLE The Cluny 9 February 2019

HULL Adelphi 12 February 2019

MANCHESTER Gorilla 13 February 2019

LEICESTER Dryden Street Social 14 February 2019

BIRMINGHAM Castle & Falcon 15 February 2019

BRISTOL Thekla 16 February 2019

EXETER Phoenix 20 February 2019

TRURO The Old Bakery 21 February 2019

PLYMOUTH The Junction 22 February 2019

NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms 23 February 2019

OXFORD The Bullingdon 24 February 2019

TUNBRIDGE WELLS The Forum 26 February 2019

BRIGHTON Patterns 27 February 2019

LONDON The Garage 28 February 2019



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