Yonaka Share ‘Fired Up’ Ahead Of New EP

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7.6

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Brighton rockstars YONAKA have announced their new EP ‘Teach Me To Fight’ by giving us the lead track, ‘Fired Up’.

Championed as ICM’s Ones To Watch for 2018, the unstoppable band is one of the most exciting and promising indie acts.

The EP will surely be a chaos-causing statement of intent as ‘Fired Up’ channels the band’s impassioned, raw subject matter, the EP is united by raucous riffs and explosive hooks.

Teach Me To Fight is the follow up to their explosive 2017 debut ‘Heavy’ EP – including their bit hit Bubblegum. Part self-produced by bassist, Alex Crosby, with additional production on lead track “Fired Up”, which comes from Tom Dalgety (Royal Blood, Pixies).

YONAKA is: Theresa Jarvis (vocals), George Edwards (guitar), Alex Crosby (bass), Rob Mason (drums).

‘Teach Me To Fight’, which will be released on 17 August. Find the tracklisting and festival and a London headline show below.

Stay tuned as the Brighton firestarters continue to conquer 2018.

‘Teach Me To Fight’ EP tracklisting

1) Fired Up
2) Waves
3) Teach Me To Fight
4) Wish You Were Somebody

European Festivals/shows 2018

22nd July – Paleo Festival, Switzerland
28th July – Kendal Calling, Kendal
3rd August – Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, Inverness
4th August – Leefest presents Neverworld, Royal Tunbridge Wells
16th August – Pukklepop, Belgium
17th August – Lowlands Festival, Holland
18th August – Frequency Festival, Austria
24th August – Reading Festival, Reading
25th August – Leeds Festival, Leeds
11th October – London, Electric Ballroom (headline show)

Good

  • Raw sound
  • Explosive hooks

Bad

  • Short song

Summary

The EP will surely be a chaos-causing statement of intent as ‘Fired Up’ channels the band’s impassioned, raw subject matter, the EP is united by raucous riffs and explosive hooks.
7.6

ICM Rating