Plastic Mermaids are a five-piece band from the Isle of Wight who, after building their own analogue studio, have self-produced one of the most genuinely original and sonically adventurous debut albums you’ll hear all year: ‘Suddenly Everyone Explodes’.

They are brothers Jamie and Douglas Richards, who collaborate on vocals, synths and samples, along with guitarist Chris Newnham, bassist Tom Farren and drummer Chris Jones.

In terms of musical influences, fans of The Flaming Lips, Arcade Fire, Sparklehorse and Tame Impala will all find something to love in Plastic Mermaids’ richly-textured sound. The Flaming Lips’ influence is also evident in their ecstactic live show.

With two incredible singles released under the label, their much anticipated debut album, Suddenly Everyone Explodes, will be released on the 24th May; mixing piano ballads with soaring strings with electronic beats with delicate vocals, with the end result a crashing, swirling ethereal soundscape of beautiful and unique melodies. Pre-Order the album above!

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Live dates

30 July 2021
Porchfield Cricket Club

Porchfield, United Kingdom

25 August 2021
EartH (Theatre)

Newington, United Kingdom

16 October 2021
Strings Bar & Venue

Newport, United Kingdom

18 October 2021
The Georgian Theatre

Stockton-on-tees, United Kingdom

19 October 2021
Mono - Kings Court

Glasgow, United Kingdom

21 October 2021
Brudenell Social Club

Leeds, United Kingdom

22 October 2021
EBGBS

Liverpool, United Kingdom

23 October 2021
Yes

Manchester, United Kingdom

24 October 2021
Thekla

Bristol, United Kingdom

25 October 2021
Bodega

Nottingham, United Kingdom

27 October 2021
Patterns - Brighton

Brighton, United Kingdom

28 October 2021
Lafayette London

London, United Kingdom