Five in Five With: Beans on Toast

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We have Five in Five with Beans on Toast as they announce their new single Jamie & Lilly

A modern-day love song set against a Brighton backdrop, we’re offered a glimpse into the lives of two wonderfully special people.

A teacher and a nurse. The music video features the actual couple that the song was written about (also pictured above) and the short story, told by Beans himself, explains how it all came around.

What has been your biggest f@ck up on stage? Where was it, what song was it how was it received by fans? I don’t think I’ve ever played a set and not fucked up, it’s just how it goes and in some ways it’s become part of the show. Mastering the art of fucking up is something that I strive for.

You’re changing the band’s name to your favourite fruit + the reason you last took pain killers. Your new band name is… ? Banana Crooked Neck

How can we collectively put an end to online ticket touting? Feel free to show your working out for extra points… By using phone tickets like DICE, think they’ve got a solid format for the future of ticketing. Or pass a law banning the sale of tickets above the normal price. Sorted.

What would your Music Super Power be and what other band would you use it on and why? I’d be like a musician cupid with a song that makes everybody fall header heals in Love with the next person they see. I’d sing it to everyone, in a band or not.

Your idols gonna give you the instrument that their famous for,

Who is it? Jim Morrison
What Instrument? Words
Why? Why not.

“Jamie & Lilly” is just the latest single to air from Beans on Toast’s recently announced new album ‘Cushty’. Set for release on the 1st December 2017, via standard bearers and long time companions Xtra Mile Recordings, Beans has also teased the tracks ‘Taylor Swift’ and ‘Open Door Policy’ from the record – available to buy and stream now. Read more about the ‘Cushty’ album here.

This autumn, complete with the full backing of a full live band, Beans on Toast will also be hitting the road once more for the 15-date ‘Double Trouble’ UK tour, where he will be sharing a stage with fellow Xtra Mile compadres SKINNY LISTER for a series of shows throughout November and December.

Catch Beans at the following dates:

NOVEMBER

21 Leeds, UK – Stylus
22 Manchester, UK – O2 The Ritz
23 Glasgow, UK – Oran Mor
24 Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK – Newcastle University
25 Sheffield, UK – The Leadmill
28 Birmingham, UK – Glee Club
29 Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
30 Norwich, UK – Waterfront

DECEMBER

01 Cambridge, UK – Junction
02 Leicester, UK – Dryden Street Social
06 Cardiff, UK – The Globe
07 Southampton, UK – 1865
08 Exeter, UK – The Phoenix
09 Bristol, UK – SWX Bristol
10 London, UK – Koko

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