Californian surf-poppers Best Coast will play their first UK shows this May.

The pairing of Bethany Consetino, formally of Pocahaunted, and Bobb Bruno have been impressing us for a while with their bleached pop that’s explicit in its debt to California, but universal in its nostalgia for summer and love of too-catchy-to-be-human melodies.

The band will release their debut album this year – to find out more, read our New Talent interview with Beth. Oh, and make sure you download the brilliant ‘When I’m With You’, which previously came out as a single on Black iris, and is now being given away as a free download. You can also watch the creepy video over here.

Download: Best Coast – When I’m With You

To experience Best Coast in the flesh, you want to get yourself to one of the following dates:

May tour dates:

01/05 – London, Camden Crawl
02/05 – Oxford Jericho Tavern
03/05 – Southampton Joiners Arms
04/05 – London Madame Jojos – White Heat
05/05 – Bristol Louisiana
06/05 – Nottingham Bodega
07/05 – Manchester Deaf Institute
08/05 – Liverpool Korova
09/05 – Glasgow Captain Rest
10/05 – Leeds Shopkeepers
11/05 – Birmingham Hare & Hounds
12/05 – London Old Blue Last
13/05 – Brighton Great Escape – Freebutt
14/05 – Brighton Great Escape – Komedia



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