MILLIE MANDERS AND THE SHUTUP have released the video for their latest single, SWEET MELODY, a cover of the globally massive Little Mix song. The part-live performance video captures the band on stage interspersed with city street walks as the song blisters along at 100mph, transformed into a breathless, vibrant, ska-infused punk monster.

Watch the SWEET MELODY video here:

The band’s reputation as one of the most exhilarating live acts in the country has been enhanced by an already frantic 2022. In the spring they supported the legendary Less Than Jake on their UK and Ireland tour – converting legions of new fans every night in the process – before playing their own headline tour to packed venues in early summer, and countless festival appearances currently throughout the UK including Kendal Calling, Rebellion and North East Calling. To add to that schedule, the band have now confirmed support dates with the incredible Ferocious Dog, their first headline tour of Germany, and their LIFE IS A ROLLERCOASTER headline UK tour throughout the autumn.

This is our biggest tour to date,” says Millie, “and our first proper tour on EU mainland soil, so we are all naturally buzzing about it. Our headline tour and the Less Than Jake tour were nothing short of mind blowing. 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.


Thu         04           BLACKPOOL                                          Rebellion Festival

Sat          06           WROOT                                                  Gig In A Field Festival

Sun         07           CHEPSTOW                                            Green Gathering Festival

Sat          13           KINGS LYNN                                         High Walls Festival

Sat          20           EXMOUTH                                             Beautiful Days Festival

Sun         28           GUERNSEY                                             Vale Earth Fair Festival


Fri           02           BLYTH                                                     Lindisfarne Festival

Mon        12           BRIGHTON                                             Chalk (with FEROCIOUS DOG)

Tue         13           GUILDFORD                                          Boiler Room (with FEROCIOUS DOG)

Wed       14           PORTSMOUTH                                      Wedgewood Rooms (with FEROCIOUS DOG)

Fri           16           STOKE                                                     Sugar Mill (with FEROCIOUS DOG)

Sat          17           BUCKLAND ST MARY                          Field Frolics Festival

Sat          24           NEWCASTLE                                          North East Calling Festival

Wed        28           GERMANY                                             Marburg Q Café

Thu         29           GERMANY                                             Karlsrhue Alte Hackerei

Fri           30           GERMANY                                             Landshut Rocket Club


Sat          01           GERMANY                                             Munich Glockenbachwerkstatt

Sun         02           GERMANY                                             Krefeld Kulturrampe

Mon        03           GERMANY                                             Neu Tramm Raum 2

Thu         06           GERMANY                                             Hamburg Monkeys Music Club

Fri           21           NORTHAMPTON                                  Black Prince

Sat          22           SHEFFIELD                                             Where Art The Women Festival

Thu         27           GLASTONBURY                                     King Arthur

Fri           28           BRISTOL                                                 Exchange

Sat          29           YORK                                                      Fulford Arms


Fri           04           CHATHAM                                             Poco Loco

Sat          05           LONDON                                               New Cross Inn

Sun         06           SOUTHAMPTON                                   Joiners

Wed       09           HUDDERSFIELD                                     Parish

Thu         10           GLASGOW                                             Hug & Pint

Fri           11           ABERDEEN                                             Krakatoa

Sat          12           NEWCASTLE                                          Head Of Steam

Thu         17           HULL                                                      Tower Ballroom 2

Fri           18           PRESTON                                               Continental

Sat          19           MANCHESTER                                       Star & Garter

Wed       23           SWANSEA                                              Bunkhouse

Thu         24           SHREWSBURY                                       Albert’s Shed

Fri           25           STOURBRIDGE                                      Katie Fitzgerald’s

Sat          26           SCUNTHORPE                                       Cafe Indie

Sun         27           CHESTER                                                 Live Rooms


Fri           02           STOWMARKET                                      John Peel Centre

Sat          03           NORWICH                                             Brickmakers 2

Tickets available here:

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 rightly renowned for their power and energy. Their debut album, TELLING TRUTHS, BREAKING TIES, is available now on CD and vinyl formats from


Millie Manders (vocals) George Boreham (bass) Joe Quigley (guitar) and Pete Wright (drums)






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