The Amazons Have Some 'Surprises' Up Their Sleeves For Their Debut Album
The Reading rockers talks their forthcoming debut LP plus nearly chopping off Chris' finger on tour...
Having won over their hometown at Reading Festival, The Amazons are eyeing world domination and festival headliner status. And they could do it, which is why the 'In My Mind' rockers are among our ten Brand New For 2017 nominees of acts we think you need to pay attention to this year.
What 2017 has in store for the four-piece - aka Chris, Matt, Joe and Elliott, pictured above left-to-right - is "really exciting" says Matt. "I think we spent  building up to it really. We've been recording an album with Catherine Marks who's done some really great acts like Wolf Alice and Foals. We're excited just to show people different sides to The Amazons rather than just maybe rock and indie. We've got a couple of surprises up our sleeve."
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They've definitely had their fair share of surprises. What's guaranteed with any up-and-coming band is that life on the road can be unpredictable...
It's a "a roller coaster of emotions," Matt proclaimed. Elliott then added, "it starts off happy, then slowly descends into madness...Chris almost got his finger chopped off in Glasgow, it got slammed in the van door but he continued the whole tour afterwards as well, which was pretty brave!"
The van in question is their beloved 'Big Suze'. "It had mould on it when we bought it but in the inside," they admitted. One of them even found a "hairy" piece of bacon in it.
"She's definitely not very safe but we love her," Matt said. "We got completely swindled there."
"Help us please," Elliott pleaded. And you can...
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See The Amazons Live:
2nd March - The Joiners, Southampton
3rd March - Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
4th March - Coventry Central Library, Coventry
6th March - Buyers Club, Coventry
7th March - Whelan's, Dublin
8th March - Voodoo, Belfast
10th March - Bodega Social Club, Nottingham
11th March - The Cookie, Leicester
12th March - Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
14th March - The Portland Arms, Cambridge
15th March - The Bullingdon, Oxford
16th March - THe Boileroom, Guildford
17th March - Patterns, Brighton