MILLIE MANDERS AND THE SHUTUP have announced that their new single, a newly recorded version of NOT OK from their acclaimed debut album Telling Truths, Breaking Ties, will be released on 8 April. The video premiere will be at 7.30pm on MONDAY 28 MARCH here:

The full band will be present at the video premiere to answer questions from fans online.

Speaking about the new single, Millie says: “Not OK is an anthem for the anxious. A mental health banger for the misconstrued. It was borne from my anxiety attacks at shows and developed by the loving musical hands of (band members) James Pendle, George Boreham, Alex Vitiello and Dom Walker, before being cooked in the studio by John Mitchell (Enter Shikari, Lower Than Atlantis, You Me at Six).”

To coincide with NOT OK, Millie and the band will be playing live throughout the Spring and into the Summer, initially supporting Less Than Jake on their full UK and Irish tour, then on their own headline Toot Sweet tour, interspersed with a flurry of festival appearances. Tickets: www.millie-manders.com

The band played their first full headline tour of the UK last autumn in celebration of the release of the album and clearly rediscovered the taste for it after, like everyone else, being unable to play live during the pandemic. Most of the dates, which included several O2 Academy shows, were sold out and cemented the band’s position as one of the most essential and exhilarating live bands in the country, with the rapturous receptions from audiences being matched by media coverage.

Our first headline tour was nothing short of mind blowing,” recalls Millie. “As a band, we could never have imagined so many people coming out to see us and just how many voices we would hear singing our songs with us. We have made lifelong friends and incredible memories that we will always cherish.

Fronted by Millie’s staggering vocal dexterity and backed by grinding guitars, irresistible horns and a huge amount of pop appeal, MILLIE MANDERS AND THE SHUTUP are renowned for their power and energy. With extensive support from press and radio and appearances at notable festivals such as Boomtown and Rebellion, the band have propelled themselves into the conscience of both the public and the music industry alike. With lyrics that discuss loss, betrayal, anger, anxiety, political unrest, heartbreak, bitterness, and the environment, they inspire the questioning of social norms with a cross-genre punk that has become irresistible.

TELLING TRUTHS, BREAKING TIES is available on CD and vinyl formats from www.millie-manders.com alongside a range of limited-edition clothing and artwork that raises funds for NHS Charities Together, The Survivors Trust (the umbrella charity for survivors of rape and sexual abuse) and the mental health charities Mind and Papyrus.

With the launch of their debut album, the accompanying videos for its singles, and a commitment that they will never use plastic wrapping on any merchandise or release, the band are striving to make a difference whilst keeping us brilliantly enthralled.

MARCH

Tue         29           DUBLIN                                                 Voodoo Lounge *

Wed       30           BELFAST                                                 Limelight *

Thu         31           GLASGOW                                             O2 Academy *

APRIL

Fri           01           NEWCASTLE                                          O2 City Hall *

Sat          02           LEEDS                                                     O2 Academy *

Sun         03           MANCHESTER                                       O2 Ritz *

Tue         05           LEICESTER                                              O2 Academy *

Wed       06           BIRMINGHAM                                      O2 Institute *

Thu         07           BOURNEMOUTH                                  O2 Academy *

Fri           08           BRISTOL                                                 O2 Academy *

Sat          09           LONDON                                               O2 Kentish Town Forum *

Fri           29           MACCLESFIELD                                     Party in The Pews Festival 2022

MAY

Wed       18           CHELMSFORD                                       Hot Box ^

Fri           20           NORWICH                                             Brickmakers ^

JUNE

Wed       01           NEWPORT                                             Le Pub ^

Thu         02           WESTON-SUPER-MARE                       Brit Bar ^

Fri           03           BOLSOVER                                             Under the Castle Festival 2022

Sat          04           MORECAMBE                                        Nice N Sleazy Festival 2022

Sun         05           DUNOON                                              Punk on The Peninsula Festival 2022

Tue         07           ST ALBANS                                            The Horn ^

Wed       08           BRIGHTON                                             Brunswick ^

Thu         09           READING                                               Face Bar ^

Sat          11           SALISBURY                                            Winchester Gate ^             

Sun         12           ABBOTSHAM                                         Here for The Music Festival 2022

Wed       15           NORTHWICH                                         Salty Dog ^

Thu         16           STAFFORD                                             Redrum ^

Fri           17           NOTTINGHAM                                      Old Cold Store ^

Sat          18           LEEDS                                                     Key Club ^

Sun         19           BLACKPOOL                                          The Waterloo ^

* Less Than Jake | ^ Headline

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