Island of Love Debut “I’ve Got The Secret”

Island of Love has shared a new video for "I've Got The Secret." The song is off their debut self-titled release, out May 12th via Third Man
Island of Love has shared a new video for "I've Got The Secret"

Island of Love recently announced their self-titled debut album, will arrive on May 12th via Third Man Records. The London trio who put on such an impressive live show that Third Man signed them on-the-spot after seeing them perform live. Today, following the previously released “Grow” / “Blues 2000” and “Fed Rock,” Island of Love share their most immediate – and self-proclaimed “most ridiculous” – song yet, “I’ve Got The Secret.”

The band says: “’I’ve Got The Secret’ is a song about not being able to let go of someone you care about and all the feelings that come with it, but largely surrounds the theme of paranoia. The whole song ended up becoming a band favourite as we started adding more to it, especially to play live since we just get to make a racket and scream. Also with two false endings, a three part harmony on the word “bloke”, and a 2 second d-beat section we think it makes the books as Island of Love’s most ridiculous song. For the video we enlisted the help of Taylor Stewart who gathered together 4 of our close friends/dearest Grace, Celia, Hattie, and Gabbie to play the band.”

Island of Love includes Karim Newble on guitars/vocals, Linus Munch on guitars/vocals and Daniel Giraldo on bass –were invited to perform at the grand opening of Third Man’s The Blue Basement. It’s a good thing Island of Love showed up to the gig at all, given that the band didn’t even think the email invitation they received to play was real. That very real and not-spam offer during the band’s cigarette break not only led to their on-the-spot label signing, but to opening slots for Jack White. Island of Love’s sound is inspired by early Dinosaur Jr. and Husker Dü. With influences from the band’s start in the London hardcore punk scene. Island of Love features the shared vocal and songwriting duties of Newble and Munch. Produced by Fuzzbrain’s Ben Spence and engineered by Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Jeff Rosenstock, Joyce Manor).

Island of Love
Island of Love
Third Man Records

1. Big Whale
2. Fed Rock
3. Grow
4. Blues 2000
5. Sweet Loaf
6. I’ve Got The Secret
7. Losing Streak
8. Weekend At Clive’s
9. Charles
10. Never Understand
11. It Was All OK Forever

Island of Love 2023 Tour DatesTour dates

April 20th – Autobahn – Berlin, DE
April 21st – Ada – Warsaw, PL
April 23rd – Underdogs – Prague, CZ
April 24th – Venster 99 – Vienna, AT
April 25th – Cafe XXE – Fribourg, CH
April 26th – Monami – Brescia, IT
April 27th – L’Intermediaire – Marseille, FR
May 13th – Rough Trade East – London, UK
May 15th – Rough Trade Nottingham – Nottingham, UK
June 29th – The Lexington – London, UK – with Hotline TNT

Pre-order Island of Love HERE


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