WATCH THE LYRIC VIDEO FOR LATEST SINGLE, CALIFORNIAHERE
Celebrated Bristol-based quartet The Ramona Flowers, have just announced that they will headline Omeara in London. The long-awaited live show will take place on 21st June, and tickets go on sale this Friday (20th May), here at 10am.
After support slots with Bastille, Stereophonics and U2, plus a sell-out show at OSLO in Hackney last Autumn, The Ramona Flowershave recently been confirmed to support Dirty Pretty Things. The show will take place at The Electric Ballroom on 26th May. In Europe, the band will join Muse and Placebo at the Firenze Rocks Festival on 17th June. Look out for more festival slots to be announced shortly too.
The Ramona Flowers recentlyreleased their single California, viaDistiller Records. Marking the band’s first official release of the year, California is another up-tempo anthem, set to be the sound of Summer. Watch the lyric video here.
Lead vocalist Steve Bird says “California is a song about self-development, making a positive change to be a better version of you, for yourself and others. It’s about making a family and being an eternal optimist in the face of adversity”. On a deeper level Steve continues, “This song is also about the very real worry of conceiving a child and the impact of that as a man if you can’t deliver that for the person you love”.
The band’s previous single Up All Night – which features Nile Rodgers – has just become their biggest streaming song ever. Their combined streams have now passed the ONE MILLION mark.
It’s a hugely exciting time for The Ramona Flowers who are poised with a new stadium-ready sound and uncompromising self-assurance to match.
The Ramona Flowers – Steve Bird (vocals), Sam Dyson (guitar), Dave Betts (keyboards, guitar) and Ed Gallimore (drums) – have hit on a rich new seam of creativity meaning that, for a band maturing into its fourth album,they sound a lot like a group just about to release its debut. From these upcoming songs a story emerges: of four men resisting, accepting then finally celebrating adulthood. “This is the best chance we’ve ever had,” drummer Ed Gallimore states. “And we’re making the best music we’ve ever made.” “We’re hungry,” Steve states. “This band is still why I get up every day, what I think about every day. I live and breathe it every day and I refuse to go through the motions.” The new music’s a celebration of sorts, he adds. “A celebration of still existing, still being alive, still making music and still having something to say.”