ORGAN THING: Miss June’s leftfield guitar driven alt pop does have something demanding about it, they’ve just released a new video and announced some UK dates…


Miss June

Organ Thing of The Day: New Zealand’s Miss June are a band we’ve featured before on these fractured pages, their left field guitar driven alt pop may not be anything that massively different but the do have something about them, that thing we one called x factor backthere in the days before the term got hijacked.The band have juslt released a new video, there it is just down there, a song called “Orchid”.

Miss June are returning to the road so it seems. “Known for putting on a commanding live show that often sees singer Amanda Liddell swinging from the rafters, the band play The Great Escape in Brighton before heading to Leeds, Dublin, Glasgow, and London for a headline set at the Sebright Arms in May. .


“Last summer saw the band release their debut album ‘Bad Luck Party’ (Frenchkiss Records) and today the band also share a video for the LP’s “Orchid.” It was shot guerrilla style while the band had a day off in Nashville during their 2019 North American tour. Directed by Nick Giumenti, it serves to capture the band in their natural habitat: road warriors. He notes, “We put everything together extremely quickly as they only had one day here in Nashville while on tour, but they were fantastic performers and fully willing to try some of my more adventurous ideas. Massive credit to them for being willing to show up early and film for 8 hours and then go play a kick ass show the same night.” Of the track Liddell notes, “‘Orchid’ represents an ongoing rhetoric about loss, subjugation, the strain of pursuing freedom in love and life itself.”

Miss June Tour Dates:
May 8th, La Cita, Los Angeles, CA
May 11th, The Mercury Lounge, New York, NY
May 14th, The Great Escape – Green Door Store, Brighton
May 15th, The Great Escape – Horatios, Brighton
May 16th, Gold Sounds Festival, Leeds
May 17th, Eastbound Festival, Dublin
May 18th, Nice N Sleazy, Glasgow
May 20th, Sebright Arms, London
May 27th, Prinzenbar, Hamburg
May 28th, Mtc, Cologne
May 29th, Privatclub, Berlin

Miss June

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