DEBUT EP ‘SUMMER IS A CURSE’ OUT SEPTEMBER 7TH VIA BMG
“Arena-sized” – Billboard
“There’s no doubt that the Faim are going to be heard everywhere.” – Alternative Press
“The cult of The Faim is here to stay.” – Upset
“Massive tunes…You have to hear them right now” – KERRANG!
“These guys could become one of the biggest new names in rock this year.” – Rock Sound
“If you haven’t heard of TheFaim yet, don’t worry – you’re about to.” – Punktastic
Following the release of three massive singles and videos for “Saints Of The Sinners,” “Midland Line,” and “Summer Is A Curse,” The Faim have returned with yet another anthemic track, “A Million Stars.” The song highlights a more pop-leaning, melodic side of the group and features a vibrant chorus paired with frontman Josh Raven’s striking, powerhouse vocals. Listen/stream/download “A Million Stars” HERE.
“To say we’re excited about releasing this EP is an understatement. More than just songs, tous these 6 tracks are a window into our world. We’ve been overwhelmed by the support of the community around us and welcome you all on this beautiful journey. We’re proud to be able to share our music with you and hope you enjoy listening as much as we’ve enjoyed writing it. Love THE FAIM”
After kicking off 2018 on a strong note with extensive global touring, including selling out their first ever headline show and sharing the stage with Sleeping With Sirens, PVRIS, Lower Than Atlantis, and more, The Faim will release their debut EP, Summer Is A Curse, on Friday, September 7th. All songs on the EP were recorded with legendary producer, John Feldmann (blink-182, All Time Low, Good Charlotte), and serve as a prelude to the band’s hotly anticipated first full-length album, slated for release in 2019. During the recording process, the Perth natives teamed up with industry staples including Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy (on “Saints Of The Sinners”), Josh Dun of Twenty One Pilots, Mark Hoppus of blink-182, and Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds of Summer (on “Summer Is A Curse”).
Comprised of six tracks, Summer Is A Curse showcases the pop-rock/punk outfit’s stadium-ready anthems, infectious hooks, and impressivesong writing chops. The EP also includes five brand new songs in addition to smash single, “Summer Is A Curse,” which has clocked over 3.5 million global streams and landed on notable Spotify playlists including Rock This, The New Alt, Top of the Morning, The Scene, and New Noise. The song has also caught fire in Germany and is now a Top 20 airplay hit!
The band’s recent cover of Blondie’s classic hit, “One Way or Another,” also recently landed on a Coca-Cola commercial in the U.K. – check it out HERE .
TheFaim played the Lock Up Stage at this weekends Reading & Leeds Festivals to huge crowds. It’s needless to say that The Faim will continue to be one of the biggest breakouts of this year. To see if for yourself, check out footage from Reading Festival below:
Stay tuned for more news from The Faim – the forthcoming track listing for the Summer Is A Curse EP will be revealed soon!
UK/EU TOUR DATES
THE FAIM W/ Against The Current
15th September- The Academy, Dublin, Ireland
17th September- SWX, Bristol
18th September- Engine Rooms. Southampton
19th September- Waterfront, Norwich
21st September- O2 Institute, Birmingham
22nd September- Stylus, Leeds
23rd September- O2 Ritz, Manchester
25th September- Garage, Glasgow
27th September- Riverside, Newcastle
29th September- O2 Forum, London
2nd October- Trix Club, Antwerp, Belgium
3rd October- Melkweg, Amsterdam
5th October- Kantine, Cologne, Germany
6th October- Gretchen, Berlin Germany
7th October- Uebel & Gefaehrlich,Hmaburg, Germany
9th October- Ampere, Munich, Germany
10th October-Batschkapp Frankfurt, Germany
11th October- Yoyo, Paris, France