BODY TYPE - Share new track 'Uma' / 'EP 2' out this Friday on Partisan Records
SHARE NEW SONG 'UMA'
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TAKEN FROM EP2 OUT MAY 3rd ON PARTISAN RECORDS
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12" RELEASE OF EP1 + EP2 OUT JUNE 28th
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"Fascinating, endlessly creative" - CLASH
"Refreshingly exciting and ridiculously good fun" - The Line of Best Fit
"Their self-titled EP is really a masterclass in lines that creep up on you and resonate." - NME
"It's impossible not to fall head over heels for them." - DIY
Speaking of the track, Body Type's Georgia Wilkinson Derums calls it, "a slightly skewed love song to Uma Thurman. During the Me Too movement I watched the exposed footage of Thurman's car crash on the Kill Bill set. It was leaked years after the film was released with Tarantino claiming he was deeply regretful of forcing his lead actor to drive in an unsafe vehicle. I just thought it was an uncanny fictional retelling of what was actually playing out around the world... A rallying cry in support of women like Eryn Jean Norvill who continue to call to account the powerful."
'Uma' is the third track lifted from EP2 coming hot on the heels of ' Stingray ' and ' Free To Air ', and follows the bands debut self-titled EP in 2018. Consisting of radio favourites ' Ludlow (Do You Believe In Karma? )', ' Arrow ', ' Palms ' and ' Teeth ', the release received critical acclaim from the likes of the FADER, DIY, NME, KEXP, Beats 1's Matt Wilkinson, BBC Radio 1's Jack Saunders, triple j's Declan Byrne and more.
Body Type are fresh off their first-ever trip to the US, having played SXSW and their first headline shows in the States. In Australia they've toured with POND, Alex Cameron, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Japandroids, Frankie Cosmos, Big Thief, Ariel Pink + more. The band head to the UK for their first shows on these shores this month, including slots at Live At Leeds, Hit the North and Great Escapefestivals, as well as a headline London date at Moth Club on May 15th. They were also recently featured in Julia Jacklin's video for her song ' Pressure To Party '.
Along with the digital release of the EP, the band will be releasing a double-sided 12" for the first time, featuring EP1 on Side A & EP2 on Side B - it's out June 28th on Partisan/Inertia. It is also available as a Rough Trade exclusive on limited edition slime-coloured vinyl. Pre-order it here: https://
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May 2, 2019 9:04am ET by Pressparty