When you think Heavy Lungs, immediately forget any association with IDLES as to how you may have heard of them. Heavy Lungs don’t sound like IDLES; they’re a great band in their own right and IDLES were kindly supported by Steve Lamacq in the early days so surely IDLES are just passing on the baton of kindness. James Wadsworth caught up with Heavy Lungs ahead of their final date on the IDLES UK tour to talk about the new split single, what’s next for Heavy Lungs and basically being fans of every genre possible!
‘Abstract Thoughts is an ‘all killer, no filler’ EP with standout track Stutter’
30th of November will see the physical release of the limited issue split single with IDLES and artistically stylised by Danny Nedelko’s good friends Printed Goods. This concept is so much more than two songs; it is an ode to unity with the two bands having written songs about each other choosing to use a company run by twin brothers to design the covers. To grasp the full Heavy Lungs vision the band released their Abstract Thoughts EP earlier in 2018; Abstract Thoughts is an ‘all killer, no filler’ EP with standout track Stutter sandwiched in the middle lowering the tempo briefly giving the listen respite before returning to the chaos. With the recent exposure book your tickets now to the January tour to avoid disappointment.
Check out our exclusive IDLES/Heavy Lungs joint interview.