Sports Team

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  • Released: 22/07/2022
  • Label: Island
  • Genre: Indie

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Indies Exclusive Limited LP : Alternative Sleeve Green Vinyl 

Standard LP : Black Vinyl 

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Sister Ray Says : Saw Sports Team at Brixton O2 in winter 2021 and it popped off. Seemingly misleading commentary from Mr. Rice as he said this would be the last show for a 'while,' leading to speculation that the band were breaking up. It would seem that they're not. Nice.

Sports Team are Alex Rice (lead vocals), Rob Knaggs (rhythm guitar + vocals), Henry Young (lead guitar), Oli Dewdney (bass), Al Greenwood (drums) and Ben Mack (keyboard + percussion). Formed in 2016, the band released two EPs Winter Nets and Keep Walking! before sharing their debut album Deep Down Happy in June 2020 to widespread critical acclaim, praised by The Times for their “indomitable spirit and a refusal to take things too seriously” and The Guardian for their “sharply observational lyrics skewering the mores of suburbia”.

Sports Team’s vivid vignettes of modern Britain and inspections of the follies, foibles and frustrations of youth have earned them an impassioned fanbase, a real community who come together at the band’s infamously electrifying live shows. Following a sold out headline date at Brixton Academy in November, Sports Team perform their first show of 2022 at BBC Radio 6 Music Festival in Cardiff this weekend.

Tracklist

The Game
Dig!
The Drop
Cool It Kid
Unstuck
R Entertainment
Kool Aid
Getting Better
Fingers (Taken Off)
Light Industry