It’s been an exciting few months for The Jackobins. After playing a handful of sets at festivals throughout the summer – including Reading and Leeds, Kendal Calling, and Isle of Wight Festival – the four-piece have just this month announced their deal with the UK independent record label, Zy Records.
To coincide with this, new single ‘Outside’ is set for official release on 22nd September. The single has already received airtime on BBC Introducing on Dave Monks’ BBC Radio Merseyside show, and at Anfield during the Liverpool FC vs Sevilla match – two exciting ventures to have under the young band’s belt.
There’s no denying that the band – comprising vocalist Dom Bassnett, guitarist Veso, bassist Tom Donoghue, and drummer Sean Burns – have an infectious quality about themselves. Their releases so far flawlessly mix catchy hooks with an anthemic sound quality, so it’s no surprise they’ve had a successful summer.
‘Outside’ seamlessly adds to their back catalogue of tracks, amping up the band’s natural flair for creating tunes you’ll want to stick on repeat. Whatever the weather’s looking like outside, The Jackobins have offered a last sparkling glimpse of summer with this breezy, indie-pop track.
It’s less gritty than their previous single ‘Hasty’ (which is reminiscent of early tracks by Kasabian and The Killers), but that’s not a problem. The electronic edge to the song and ripping chorus of “I wanna be outside, I wish you could see me” cement this track as both instantly likeable and very much danceable.
The Jackobins have a full UK tour lined up starting this month until the end of November, with gigs from London all the way to Glasgow. They’ll also be playing the Arts Club in Liverpool on 18th November, with tickets available through Live Nation.
Follow the band on Facebook to be the first to hear their new single, and give their other tracks a listen through their Soundcloud and Spotify accounts. You can also find them on Instagram for behind-the-scenes tour pictures and more.