You need to listen to this brilliant band from Auckland ...
Beach-fresh surf-rock that sits perfectly alongside the genius of Best Coast, The Courtney’s & Yuck as the early-90s indie-pop revival refuses to abate. Not surprising since their practice room is located in five minutes on foot from Busan’s Gwangalli Beach. Dip your hand in the cool-box and try out a their latest single below…
Say Sue Me – Just Joking Around
Jae Young (Bass), Kim Byungkyu (guitar) & drummer Semin Kang met at school. They played in a band but then at some point in 2012 they overheard Sumi Choi speaking in a cafe and decided she should be their singer. While awaiting the recovery of original drummer Semin they recruited Changwon Kim to complete the current line-up. The debut album “We’ve Sobered Up” was released in 2013 on Korean Indie label Electric Muse. Now releasing via London label Damnably Records the band have been championed by a host of BBC 6Music DJs and have played packed-out shows at SXSW & The Great Escape.
Say Sue Me – Old Town
Say Sue Me – Dreaming – An ace cover of Blondie’s 1979 classic.
Say Sue Me – Good For Some Reason
Good For Some Reason was the first song the band recorded with drummer Changwon Kim. Singer Sumi described the track as a “a sweet-sounding tune about staying upbeat even when you’re feeling down on yourself” to The FADER who premiered the track last year.
Where can I see Say Sue Me play live?
Say Sue Me are on tour in the UK this October! Check out all the dates below and get tickets on Ticketmaster.
Friday 05 October 2018 – Saturday 06 October – Boudica Festival 2018
Sunday 07 October 2018 – The Soundhouse, Leicester – Read venue guide.
Monday 08 October 2018 – The Lexington, London
Wednesday 10 October 2018 – Cavern Club, Exeter
Thursday 11 October 2018 – Le Pub, Newport
Friday 12 October 2018 – The Wheatsheaf, Oxford
Saturday 13 October 2018 – The Bodega (downstairs), Nottingham
Sunday 14 October 2018 – The Waiting Room, Stockton-on-tees
Tuesday 16 October 2018 – Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow
Thursday 18 October 2018 – Sage, Gateshead
Friday 19 October 2018 – The Crescent, York
Sunday 21 October 2018 – Gullivers, Manchester
Tuesday 23 October 2018 – The Joiners, Southampton – Read venue guide.
Wednesday 24 October 2018 – Ramsgate Music Hall, Ramsgate