“Over the past year, whispers of Sports Team’s performances and the absolute imperative of needing to see Rice and his fellow mischief makers in the flesh have spread like a wildfire” – Vice
“A reminder of why indie made it back from the brink, loaded with both earworms and emotion” – The Guardian
“The band reinvigorating UK indie” – NME
“No step up is too big for these six” – DIY
“Sports Team are a deeply English phenomenon” – Clash
“Sports Team should be your new favourite band” – Annie Mac, Radio One
Today Sports Team are pleased to announce their largest UK headline tour to date, with the band set to embark on a 13-night run this winter. Scheduled to take the band to all corners of our fair isle, the tour will include their biggest ever headline show, with the six-piece due to make their bow at the O2 Kentish Town Forum to finish their breakout year.
Of the tour frontman Alex Rice offers: “The songs are written to be a spectacle live. That’s where you’ve got to hear them, front row, with most of the parts played wrong. No one’s doing it better”
Alongside today’s news, the band also share their brand new single ‘Fishing’, the single was premiered last night by Annie Mac on her Radio 1 show with the DJ saying “__________”. The frenetic track has become a live favourite as the band completed a full slate of UK and EU festivals as well as their debut US dates.
Ahead of this winter’s headline run, the band can be found supporting Pale Waves before playing their first arena shows as main support for Two Door Cinema Club. All dates can be found below.
‘Fishing’ is the first track to come from the band’s as yet untitled debut album, set for release in 2020. More information on the band can be found below, with further details on the upcoming LP due soon.
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