The Twang Reveal New Single ‘Dream’

~ If Confronted Just Go Mad ~

‘Dream’ is the brilliant second single from The Twang’s long awaited forthcoming album titled ‘If Confronted Just Go Mad’, following up from their first single ‘Everytime’.

The Twang have spent over a decade defying expectation. From their beginnings in their Birmingham home town, vocalist Phil Etheridge, bassist Jon Watkin, guitarist Stu Hartland and drummer Ash Sheehan continue to wow audiences and win new fans with their electric live shows.

Having released four studio albums since 2007 they are in the studio making the Midlands magic happen once more.

I just started writing down all my dreams (ones I woke up remembering) as like everyone’s, my dreams are weird as fuck especially during a night in the spare room when I’ve been misbehaving.  Jon came up with that insane bassline and I picked lines from my morning ramblings and spat um over the top.  That’s about the size of it.

‘Dream’ is ‘Cloudy Room’s dysfunctional little cousin.

If ‘Everytime’ was strawberries n cream then ‘Dream’ is strong skunk n Brandy.” – Phil Said.

The Twang are playing at Festivals this Summer including a new announcement today for a top billing appearance at Neighbourhood Festival in Manchester on the 12th October.

The Twang are also heading out as Special Guests to Shed Seven later in the year – full dates and details as follows:


18th Leicester, De Montfort Hall

24th Portsmouth, Victorious Festival


12th Manchester, Neighbourhood Festival


21st Stoke-on-Trent, The Victoria Hall *supporting Shed Seven

22nd Birmingham, O2 Academy *supporting Shed Seven

23rd Nottingham, Rock City *supporting Shed Seven

25th Carlisle, Sands Centre Carlisle *supporting Shed Seven

26th Blackburn, King George’s Hall *supporting Shed Seven

28th Aberdeen, Music Hall *supporting Shed Seven

29th Glasgow, O2 Academy *supporting Shed Seven

30th Glasgow, O2 Academy *supporting Shed Seven


2nd Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough Town Hall  *supporting Shed Seven

3rd Scunthorpe, The Baths Hall  *supporting Shed Seven

5th Liverpool, O2 Academy  *supporting Shed Seven

6th Llandudno, Venue Cymru (Arena)  *supporting Shed Seven

7th Leeds, First Direct Arena  *supporting Shed Seven

9th Cambridge, Corn Exchange  *supporting Shed Seven

10th Norwich, UEA  *supporting Shed Seven

11th Newcastle, O2 Academy  *supporting Shed Seven

13th London, O2 Academy Brixton  *supporting Shed Seven

14th London, O2 Academy Brixton  *supporting Shed Seven

16th Cardiff, University (Great Hall)  *supporting Shed Seven

17th Bournemouth, O2 Academy  *supporting Shed Seven

18th Bristol, O2 Academy  *supporting Shed Seven

20th Manchester, Victoria Warehouse  *supporting Shed Seven

21st Manchester, Victoria Warehouse  *supporting Shed Seven

22nd Birmingham, O2 Birmingham Institute


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