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Estrons Announce Headline UK Tour, Share New Single Lilac

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Photo: Imogen Forte

Estrons have announced a headline UK tour for later in the year.

Following dates in Europe, they will head to Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Bristol, Nottingham, Exeter, Birmingham, Brighton, Caernarfon, Carmarthen and Cardiff between November 1 and December 6. Tickets are on sale now.

Alongside the show announcements, the Cardiff-based band have also shared a new single. Speaking about Lilac, which was premiered by Huw Stephens on his BBC Radio 1 show last night, vocalist Tali Källström said:

"[The song is about] an encounter I had with a teenage girl in the early hours of the morning. I drove past her crying in the street with her shoes in her hand and so I decided to turn the car around to check on her. I'd assumed that she was crying about something superficial and I'd also assumed that the man walking a few feet behind her was trying to take advantage. Turns out the man actually lived on that street and the girl was heartbroken because her dad had just been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

"We often get things wrong because society leads us to create prejudices on genders; the song is myself reflecting on that. It also celebrates human empathy as the girl I helped was genuinely touched that I'd stopped to check she got home okay. I haven't seen her since that day - but this one goes out to her, anybody who is going through a difficult time and also to all the people out there who have helped me in a crisis. Someone always cares and you can get through it."

The Cardiff-based have a busy summer ahead with numerous festival appearances in the diary. They have also been handpicked by Garbage to support them at their shows in Manchester, Nottingham and Newcastle in September.

Prior to all of this, tonight Estrons will play a free show at the House Of Vans in London. Head here for further details.

Estrons Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Thu November 01 2018 - LEEDS Belgrave Music Hall
Fri November 02 2018 - GLASGOW King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
Sat November 03 2018 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Think Tank
Wed November 07 2018 - MANCHESTER Soup Kitchen
Thu November 08 2018 - BRISTOL Louisiana
Fri November 09 2018 - NOTTINGHAM Bodega
Wed November 14 2018 - EXETER Cavern
Thu November 15 2018 - BIRMINGHAM Castle and Falcon
Fri November 16 2018 - BRIGHTON Green Door Store
Sat November 17 2018 - CAERNARFON Galeri
Fri November 23 2018 - CARMARTHEN Parrot
Thu December 06 2018 - CARDIFF Globe

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