Queer punk collective DREAM NAILS drop their new single ‘FEMME BOI’ taken from their highly anticipated sophomore record ‘DOOM LOOP’(set for release October 13th, 2023,via Marshall Records).
The band will be performing a series of intimate in-store shows this October ahead of their full UK and European headline tour. Fans can find tickets to the events – HERE. pre-order the album, ‘DOOM LOOP’ – HERE and check out the video for their latest single, ‘FEMME BOI’ – HERE.
The band’s latest offering is a celebration of vulnerability, unity and trans freedom that’s accompanied by a perfectly infectious and hooky soundtrack. Speaking on their latest punk anthem, frontman Ishmael Kirby (he/they) comments:
“This song began as a catchy hook, a trans daydream about the power I could hold as a boy embracing femininity,” declares Ishmael. “Our guitarist Anya had to really coax the idea out of me, because I was fearful it wouldn’t make sense. I wanted to protect this precious truth I knew about myself but hadn’t vocalised.”
“This song defies society’s expectations of a feminine trans-boy. We invite you to find joy and connection in the track, regardless of where you stand on the gender spectrum. Let’s celebrate these opposing feelings!”
CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO CHECK OUT LATEST SINGLE ‘FEMME BOI’
MORE ON DREAM NAILS AND ‘DOOM LOOP’
Welcome to the (r)evolution of Dream Nails. Born from a chaotic mix of run-ins at drag shows and shared friendships, Dream Nails have established themselves as a political ecosystem, a safe haven, “for trans and queer people and their allies who love punk music”.
An all-queer political punk collective made up of members Anya Pearson, Lucy Katz, Mimi Jasson and new frontman Ishmael Kirby, the band have burst forth from their DIY roots to newly sign with Marshall Records, bringing forward a reborn image of Dream Nails with music we can all find ourselves in.
What Dream Nails seek out is greater than idealistic, punchy anthems. Instead, they want their music to inspire change, action, and hope. They have spent the last few years reflecting on their communal roots and driven dream of “making the world a better place” and sharing a message they truly believe in.
Dream Nails’ latest offering, ‘DOOM LOOP’ is an introspective and vibrant masterpiece – produced by the infamous Ross Orton, who has worked with the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Amyl and The Sniffers, and The Fall– reflects a passionate fight for empathy in a divided world. ‘DOOM LOOP’ is an album that courageously delves into the repeated cycles that shape our existence: from relentless acts of social injustice; the pervasive influence of patriarchal systems that offer nothing but oppression, and the violent death grips of outdated constructs.
‘DOOM LOOP,’ set for release October 13th 2023 via Marshall records. Pre-order – HERE. Be sure to check out Dream Nails live. A full list of in-store dates can be found below. Fans can find tickets to the events – HERE.
2023 Tour Dates
*UK in-store show
02 Copenhagen, DK – Luna Riot Ball
08 Birmingham – The Rainbow