State Lights announce the release of its new single “Don’t Make Plays on My Heart” on Friday May 8th . The band recently rescheduled its next headline show originally planned for The Button Factory last month, the show will now take place at the same venue, but the later date of Thurs October 15th .
This headline follows the band’s sold out Whelan’s main room show last October , which was followed by a hugely successful London live debut in November .
Don’t Make Plays On My Heart is now available to pre-save on Spotify and pre-order from iTunes. Links later in this doc.
Don’t Make Plays On My Heart follows the double-A from earlier this year featuring the band’s original Let You Go and State Lights’s sublime cover of The Blue Nile’s Tinseltown In The Rain . The single was picked up on service by EIREWAVE’s flagship breakfast show as its single of the week .
Showcasing a sound ready made for arenas, State Light’s “Don’t Make Plays On My Heart” is a heartfelt indie pop track, which is likely to bring the band to even more new audiences and has summer written all over it.
During this last number of weeks, we have all being following WHO and our government’s advice relating to Covid-19; the Stay at Home, Stay Safe restriction period. During this time State Lights has being busying themselves with some home performance recording also. You can find them on the band’s social media pages, but below are a few we have selected for your pleasure.
State Lights formed three years ago at BIMM College in Dublin. Bonding over a shared interest in classic pop music and a common desire to write big stadium sized songs the guys decided to work on a music project. Band members are singer Shobsy, guitarist Joe Regan, drummer Paul Ridgeway and bassist Noel Perry.