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Communion to launch singles club

By | Published on Tuesday 19 January 2016


Communion has announced the launch of a new singles club, which it has called the Communion Singles Club. Certainly seems to do the job, as names go. Four singles will be released by different bands through the club this year, the first being Viola Beach.

Says Communion boss Jamie Emsell: “In the early days of the label, Communion was entirely focused on putting out seven-inch singles and ten-inch EPs. Like most new labels, that was out of necessity – albums are expensive to make and release! – but we also loved the immediacy of putting music out that reflected a moment in time; one great day in the studio, or one short productive burst of songwriting. With the Communion Singles Club we hope to echo some of that magic, releasing brilliant songs by mostly new artists who we think have something to say”.

On the first act to appear in the series, he adds: “Viola Beach are one of the UK’s most exciting new bands, and ‘Boys That Sing’ is perhaps the perfect debut single – which makes it and them the perfect way to introduce the new Communion Singles Club”.

Viola Beach will headline a BBC Introducing curated Club NME at Koko in London on 29 Jan, before supporting Blossoms on their UK tour in February and March.