Blossoms: our new single sounds like "Dire Straits and George Michael"
24 March 2022, 19:13 | Updated: 24 March 2022, 19:14
The band have unveiled a brand new tune, The Sulking Poet.
Blossoms' new single sounds like "Dire Straits, George Michael and Simon & Garfunkel", according to frontman Tom Ogden.
The singer posted a preview of their new song, The Sulking Poet, on the band's Instagram and Twitter, saying "It sounds a bit like "Dire Straits meets George Michael meets Paul Simon Art Garfunkel."
New single. The Sulking Poet. 24.03.22. pic.twitter.com/8PKjot7xH2— B L O S S O M S (@BlossomsBand) March 23, 2022
He went on: "The title actually comes from a Blossoms fan page that referred to me as "the sulking poet", which I thought was funny, so I put it in a tune."
Tom also says of the title: "I have been told that I need to smile more from time to time. This song touches on the imposter syndrome I’ve sometimes felt in the past. How did I get here? Do I deserve it? Should I be enjoying myself more?’
The Sulking Poet is released today (24th March) and is another preview of the band's forthcoming album, Ribbon Around The Bomb, which drops on 29th April.
Blossoms - Ribbon Around The Bomb track list:
- The Writer’s Theme
- Ode To NYC
- Ribbon Around The Bomb
- The Sulking Poet
- Born Wild
- The Writer
- Everything About You
- Care For
- Holy Days
- Edith Machinist Visions
- The Last Chapter
Following the release of the new album, Blossoms head out on a busy summer of live dates, which include supporting The Killers and an appearance at Glastonbury festival.
Blossoms 2022 UK tour dates
- 30th April Band On The Wall, Manchester
- 5th May Pryzm, Kingston-upon-Thames
- 24th May Eco-Power Stadium, Doncaster (supporting The Killers)
- 29th May Neighbourhood Weekender, Warrington
- 30th May St Marys Stadium, Southampton (supporting The Killers)
- 6th June Falkirk Stadium (supporting The Killers)
- 9th June Carrow Road Stadium, Norwich (supporting The Killers)
- 11th June Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester (supporting The Killers)
- 18th June Isle of Wight Festival
- 22nd-26th June Glastonbury Festival
- 17th July Finsbury Park (supporting George Ezra)
- 21st July Truck Festival
- 29th July Y Not Festival