Blossoms have today revealed their brand-new single ‘Care For’ and its accompanying video.
The video is directed by Edwin Burdis, Arctic Monkeys’ former Creative Director who worked on the band’s ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’ and ‘AM’ albums. ‘Care For’, produced by James Skelly and Rich Turvey, is the first new music from Blossoms since their double A-side Christmas single ‘Christmas Eve (Soul Purpose)’ /’ It’s Going To Be A Cold Winter’, released in 2020.
Speaking about Care For, Tom Ogden of Blossoms says:
“I spent a lot of lockdown listening to The Style Council, Diana Ross, John & Yoko’s Double Fantasy & Billy Ocean. In my head, they all come together on this tune, to help create the ultimate end of the evening, wedding disco dance.“
Blossoms are set to play an extended run of live dates over the coming months, with the band’s rescheduled UK tour kicking off at Hull’s Bonus Arena on 30th August. The tour also features a headline show at Manchester’s AO Arena, as well as three dates at the O2 Forum Kentish Town in London. The band will also support Courteeners at their Old Trafford Cricket Ground date on 25th September.
Blossoms most recent studio album, 2020’s Foolish Loving Spaces went to Number 1 in the UK album chart and featured the singles The Keeper and Your Girlfriend. The band also released a double album In Isolation/Live From The Plaza Theatre, Stockport last year, which charted at Number 5 in the UK album chart, making the band the only act to have had two different albums in the Top 5 in 2020. Blossoms have now sold 604,747 albums in their career to date worldwide, including more than 340,000 in the UK and have amassed over 484 million global streams, including 319 million in the UK.
Since forming in 2013, Blossoms have enjoyed widespread success and acclaim. Their 2016 debut full length topped the album charts for two consecutive weeks and went on to earn the band BRIT Award and Mercury Prize nominations, while 2018’s Cool Like You charted at Number 4 in the UK album chart, spawning the anthemic singles I Can’t Stand It, There’s A Reason Why (I Never Returned Your Calls) and How Long Will This Last? Their third studio album, 2020’s Foolish Loving Spaces was the band’s second UK Number 1 album and following the release of In Isolation/Live From The Plaza Theatre, Stockport last year, the band have now had four top 5 albums in the UK.
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