Penelope Isles Releases “Cut Your Hair” Video

Penelope Isles share new video for "Cut Your Hair"
Penelope Isles "Cut Your Hair"

UK Band, Penelope Isles have shared their new video for “Cut Your Hair.” The song is off the quartet’s debut album Until the Tide Creeps In, out July 12th, via Bella Union. Penelope Isles have revealed details for their first ever North American tour, beginning October 14thin in Washington, DC.

Jack Wolter on “Cut Your Hair”:

“One of my favourite songs to play live. The slow sludgy groove always feels like a refreshing moment in the set. I wrote it in our old garage on the Isle Of Man whilst in uncertainty of whether or not to move away to pursue a career in music or not. I had a small studio set up and it started with the drum groove and the rest happened really quickly. I guess it’s a fixtinal tale and concept of what could have been me if I didn’t have a go at doing ‘the band thing’. A don’t give up on your dreams kinda thing.”

Formed around the chemistry between siblings and dual songwriters Jack and Lily Wolter, Until the Tide Creeps In, is an album deepened by shared experience. Born in Devon and raised on the Isle of Man, the Wolters’ bonds were strengthened by separation when Jack moved away to study art at university at 19, when Lily was 13. As he puts it, wryly, “By the time I moved home Lily was not so much of an annoying younger sister anymore and had grown up and started playing in bands and writing songs. We soon became very close. I had written some songs, so we started a band called Your Gold Teeth. We toured a bit and then Lily left for Brighton to study songwriting. A couple of years later I moved down and we started Penelope Isles together.” For every sibling band forged in rivalry, many others mount an unassailable genetic argument for keeping the music in the family. The latter is assuredly the case with Penelope Isles, a quartet completed by Jack Sowton and Becky Redford

Penelope Isles
Until The Tide Creeps In
Tracklisting

1.) Chlorine
2.) Round
3.) Not Talking
4.) Underwater Record Store
5.) Three
6.) Gnarbone
7.) Leipzig
8.) Looking For Me Eyes First
9.) Cut Your Hair
10.) Through The Garden

Penelope Isles
Live Dates

07/13/19 – Trenčín, SK @ Pohoda Festival
07/26/19 – Topcliffe, UK @ Deer Shed Festival
07/27/19 – Turku, FI @ ILMIÖ Festival
08/11/19 – Cornwall, UK @ Boardmasters
08/16/19 – Breacon Beacons, UK @ Green Man Festival
08/17/19 – Hasselt, BE @ Pukkelpop
09/19/19 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso Indiestadt
09/22/19 – Rotterdam, NL @ V11
09/24/19 – Frankfurt, DE @ The Cave
09/25/19 – Dresden, DE @ Ostpol
09/26/19 – Leipzig, DE @ Nochbesserleben
09/29/19 – Karlsruhe, DE @ P8
10/13/19 – Washington, D.C. @ DC9 – TICKETS
10/14/19 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
10/16/19 – Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right
10/17/19 – Boston, MA @ Great Scott
10/19/19 – Toronto, ON @ Baby G
10/20/19 – Detroit, MI @ El Club
10/21/19 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
10/22/19 – Minneapolis, MN @ Amsterdam
10/24/19 – Denver, CO @ Lost Lake
10/25/19 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court Gallery
10/28/19 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
10/29/19 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
10/30/19 – Seattle, WA @ Croc Café
11/01/19 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
11/02/19 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues at the Voodoo Lounge
11/04/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo – TICKETS
11/09/19 – Reykjavik, IS @ Iceland Airwaves
11/25/19 – Guildford, UK @ The Boileroom
11/26/19 – Cambridge, UK @ Portland Arms
11/27/19 – Oxford, UK @ The Jericho Tavern
11/28/19 – Leeds, UK @ Hyde Park Book Club
11/29/19 – Dublin, IRE @ Whelan’s
12/01/19 – Newcastle, UK @ Cluny 2
12/02/19 – Glasgow, UK @ Hug & Pint
12/03/19 – York, UK @ The Fulford Arms
12/04/19 – Leicester, UK @ The Cookie
12/05/19 – London, UK @ Oslo Hackney
12/06/19 – Bristol, UK @ Rough Trade Bristol