Hertfordshire, UK indie punk favourites The Subways are delighted to reveal their new single You Kill My Cool which is released today (6 April 2022) on Alcopop! Records.

The track is taken from their forthcoming fifth studio album set for release later this year, with further details to be confirmed over the coming months.

Following the departure of original drummer and founding member Josh Morgan, the band recently announced that new drummer Camille Phillips (The Ramonas) will become a permanent addition to the band’s lineup.

Rounding out the bumper news drop, the band have also announced a UK headline tour to take place in September and October 2022, with tickets going on sale Friday 8 April 2022. They will also be appearing at Truck Festival, Standon Calling, High Tide Festival, Gateways Festival and Southsea Victorious.

Formed in 2002, by now The Subways should need no introduction. Nearly 20 years into their career the band have had multiple chart-worthy album releases including Young For Eternity (2005), All Or Nothing (2008), Money And Celebrity (2011), and The Subways (2015), as well as a slew of singles including Rock & Roll Queen, Oh Yeah, Girls & Boys and Fight.

Commenting on the inspiration behind the new single, frontman Billy Lunn says: “You Kill My Cool was written at a time when I felt love so strongly that I wanted to be consumed by it, to give myself over to it entirely. I recognised a self-effacement in this feeling, as it was a willing submission or surrender that was as much destructive as it was productive. You become ecstatic, beside yourself, and not what you were before. Time stops but moves too quickly, you grow but you also diminish, you feel pleasure alongside immense pain.”

“The one you love is more than just a single number amongst seven-billion others, more than a profile picture or a name by which you call them. ” Lunn continues “They’re godlike—and with such power, they can send you to a state of nirvana and they can demolish you. Either of which continues to enthral.” You can listen to the track vis this link.

The track is the latest new material from the band following their previous Black Lives Matter-inspired standalone single Fight in 2021, collaborating with rising stars Nova Twins and Tokky Horror for exclusive remixes and B-sides.

The band closed out last year on their Young For Eternity Tour dates with Art Brut as well as playing a handful of intimate headline gigs and will be heading to the EU in May 2022 for a string of Germany and Netherlands headline dates.

The Subways UK Headline Tour commences as follows:

Wednesday 21 September – Sunderland – Independent
Thursday 22 September – Glasgow – King Tuts
Friday 23 September – Stoke – The Sugarmill
Saturday 24 September – Manchester – O2 Ritz
Thursday 29 September – London – Electric Ballroom
Friday 30 September – Brighton – Chalk
Saturday 01 October – Cambridge – Mash
Sunday 02 October – Cardiff – Clwb Ifor Bach

Stay up to date with The Subways via their official website, Facebook and Twitter from where they tweet as @thesubways.  Main photo with thanks from Laura Lewis.