Lauran Hibberd observes her friends in ‘Sweat Patch’
Following the release of her debut EP Everything is Dogs, Lauran Hibberd is back with another cheeky single, ‘Sweat Patch’. The Isle of Wight’s shining star has released the single during her fun tour with The Regrettes.
‘Sweat Patch’ is set up as a fly-on-the-wall analysis of Lauran’s friends sitting in a room taking drugs, while Lauran herself, utterly sober, sits in the room observing them. “There’s loads of songs about getting high, not as many songs about watching and I guess analyzing other people do it” explains Hibberd. “I guess this is me, soberly sat in a room watching all of my friends take drugs.”
Also, the song then explores how this could create problems in romantic relationships. “I guess there’s also a nod to the elephant in the room, A DUDE. There’s always a dude! And I guess this song stemmed from me being into this guy, but he was pretty much into other things more.”
As always, Lauran Hibberd shines with her heavy guitar riffs and infectious sarcasm in ‘Sweat Patch’. Her analysis of various relationships, and especially of the very things that can make them go wrong, remains as cheeky, detailed and creative as can be.
So, what are you waiting for? check out ‘Sweat Patch’ below!
Furthermore, along with her current tour with The Regrettes, Lauran Hibberd will be headlining various dates around the UK in 2020! Check out all of thee dates below!
Lauran Hibberd on tour
Tour supporting The Regrettes in November 2019:
08 Nov – O2 Academy Islington, London
09 Nov – O2 Academy 3, Birmingham
11 Nov – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
12 Nov – The Key Club, Leeds
13 Nov – The Deaf Institute, Manchester
14 Nov – Arts Club, Liverpool
15 Nov – La Boule Noire, Paris
18 Nov – Blue Shell, Cologne
19 Nov – Molotow Sky Bar, Hamburg
20 Nov – Vega Small Hall, Copenhagen
22 Nov – Musik & Frieden, Berlin
23 Nov – Proxima, Warsaw
24 Nov – Rock Cafe, Prague
26 Nov – Flex Café, Vienna
27 Nov – Strom, Munich
30 Nov – Razzmatazz Room 3, Barcelona
01 Dec – Moby Dick, Madrid
Headline tour dates in 2020:
15 Feb – The Joiners, Southampton
16 Feb – The Louisiana, Bristol
18 Feb – The Bodega, Nottingham
19 Feb – The Deaf Institute, Manchester
20 Feb – Camden Assembly, London
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