Gaffa Tape Sandy Release “Energy” From Imminent “Hold My Hand, God Damn It” Album

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Brighton trio Gaffa Tape Sandy have revealed the official video for their new single, Energy, that is out now via all good digital service providers, the track is the final single to be taken from their forthcoming album, Hold My Hand, God Damn It, that is set for release on 31st May via Alcopop! Records. As lockdown eased and friendships started to rekindle post-pandemic, the band found themselves facing the realisation that many previous friendships no longer served them. The friendship group that they were once a part of soon became fractured. Gaffa Tape Sandy will also play an extensive run of 2024 UK headline tour dates later this year, with tickets on sale now, plus a special album release show at London’s Rough Trade East on 5th June.

“‘Energy’ is about maturing, and realising the relationships that no longer have a place in your life, and about how lockdown forced us to acknowledge these stale interactions.”

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Gaffa Tape Sandy wrote forthcoming new record nervously together as the world slowly emerged from the first COVID-19 lockdown. The album writing process proved difficult, as a myriad of anxiety and personal relationship issues plagued the trio. The band was battling post-COVID mental health problems and employment issues, all while Catherine and Kim were trying to navigate recent breakups that coincided with their first UK headline tour in March 2020, just before the pandemic struck. Thankfully, the band persisted, and adopted a more cooperative writing method that made the songwriting process for Hold My Hand, God Damn It, a revitalising experience, rather than a debilitating challenge. Rehearsals that started out as somewhat difficult became more like bonding sessions, and the friendships within the band started to flourish. The theme of the album quickly materialised.