Riding huge waves of praise following the release of their glistening self-titled debut album, Sylvan Esso release new single ‘Hey Mami’ – a fan favourite and online hit – on August 18th. With their debut UK & European headline tour to follow at the end of September.
A swirling contortion of Amelia Meath’s dizzying melodies and Nick Sanborn’s heady electronic productions, ‘Hey Mami’ is an addictive, inventive earworm, its playful vocal chants bounding over bold swathes of bass.
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The band recorded this remarkable acoustic version of the single (see above video), complete with brass section and wine bottle solo.
One of the buzz bands of SXSW, Sylvan Esso’s support slots for tUnE-yArDs, Wye Oak and Tycho have seen fans flock to venues early doors, all eager to catch a first listen to tracks from the bands debut. Fans can now prepare for the full Sylvan Esso live show, with their debut UK headline tour dates as follows…
30th Sept, UK BRIGHTON, Green Door Store
1st Oct, UK, BIRMINGHAM, Hare And Hounds
2nd Oct, UK, LONDON, Oslo
3rd Oct, UK, BRISTOL, Luisiana
4th Oct, UK, CARDIFF, Buffalo Bar
6th Oct, UK, MANCHESTER, Soup Kitchen
7th Oct, IR, DUBLIN, Workman’s Club
8th Oct, IR, BELFAST, Black Box
9th Oct, UK GLASGOW, Nice N Sleazy