Big in 2021 Band of the Week: The Royston Club | Gigwise
Tested by Gallagher and endorsed by Gallagher, This Feeling has been a mainstay in promoting the UK’s latest independent bands for years. They have advised Catfish and the Bottlemen and Blossoms, among others, helping them reach as many people as possible with their career shooting tours.
In February, they lent us their expertise in the most recent new indie, releasing with us their annual “Big In” list. Now here you will find one of these bands in the spotlight every week. Get to know them better and listen to their latest song. This week, it’s The Royston Club!
Last name: The Royston Club
What are your favorite This Feeling bands chosen for Big In this year?
Bull, The Sway, The Skinner Brothers, Stanleys and Lucy Gaffney
Favorite album from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s and newer?
1960s – Abbey Road – The Beatles.
1970s – Chargé – The Velvet Underground,
’80’s – The Queen – Dead by The Smiths,
’90’s – Ok Computer – Radiohead,
2000s – Room On Fire – The Strokes
’10s – Teens Of Denial – Headrest for car seat
What inspired you to start a band?
The three of us all went to high school together and just started jamming because we all loved playing indie music and really liked the idea of being able to work on our own stuff, so it started off. there and once we played live we got hooked
What’s your favorite part of the scene?
I think that’s probably a pretty generic answer, but for people in the audience to know your song lyrics and sing them to you is amazing to us and there’s no better feeling than ending a set knowing that everyone was in
Tell us about your latest version.
On March 19th we released our newest single ‘Coasting’ on Run On Records. This is a song that was recorded in October 2020 at Parr Street Studios and was written by our guitarist about a time in his life where he felt like he was going nowhere and was just “Coasting” (hence the name). We were really happy to have released it when we did because we feel that with all the recent blockages, it’s a song that has become even more understandable to listeners than it ever would have been. before.
What do you have to come?
We have loads of tracks already recorded and ready to go, so while we don’t have a release date for other songs at the moment, there will still be plenty to come before the end of the year with our first UK tour in August!
Attend the Royston Club on tour:
29 – Glasgow Le Grenier
30 – Manchester Academy 3
04 – O2 Academy London Islington 2
05 – Birmingham The Sunflower Lounge
06 – Nottingham Bodega
13 – Bristol Stock Exchange
14 – Chester Trade Shows
19 – Cardiff The Moon
20 – Liverpool’s Jimmy’s
21 – Sheffield Sidney and Mathilde
25 – York Victoria Chests
26 – Leeds Porto