audiobooks have revealed the video for their latest single 'Friends in the Bubble Bath', taken from their debut album 'Now! (in a minute)' which was released last year via Heavenly Recordings. The video is directed by acclaimed photographer/director Alasdair McLellan, known for his photographic work with the like of Palace Skateboards and i-D Magazine, and for his video work which includes several videos for The xx.
"I really liked the song, and the word 'bubblebath' in the title,” McLellan says. “It reminded me of growing up in suburbia, so I filmed the video around my hometown and surrounding areas of Doncaster, Barnsley and Sheffield. I wanted to make the video like one of those really dramatic kitchen sink drama from the sixties."
The London based duo, comprising vocalist Evangeline Ling and electronic production wizard David Wrench, were one of the standout bands at our new music all-dayer, All Our Tomorrows, at London's 100 Club in October last year.
Embracing methods such as automatic writing the pair create captivatingly catchy yet experimental songs, with their live performances drawing comparisons to greats of every genre. You can catch audiobooks live on their upcoming tour, including a gig at London's Electrowerkz, and at select festivals this summer.
audiobooks UK/EU tour dates
02 Mar – Manchester, UK – Yes Basement
03 Mar – Nottingham, UK – Bodega
05 Mar – Bristol, UK – Louisiana
06 Mar – London, UK – Electrowerkz (Upstairs)
08 Mar – Brighton, UK – Green Door Store
09 Mar – Cardiff, UK – Clwb Ifor Bach
19 Apr – Rotterdam, NL – Motel Mozaique
05 May – Glasgow, UK – Stag & Dagger Festival
21 Jul – Macclesfield, UK – Blue Dot Festival
15 Aug – Crickhowell, UK – Green Man Festival