Squid Shares New Single “Match Bet”

UK band Squid share new single "Match Bet"
Squid "Match Bet"

UK quintet ​Squid​ have shared “Match Bet,” the track is off their forthcoming release Town Centre which arrives digitally on September 6th, and vinyl on November 15th, via Dan Carey’s ​Speedy Wunderground​. Town Centre is also the first EP from the singles label. Squid play their next show on August 30th in Cornwall, England, other tour stops include Paris, Amsterdam, and Glasgow.

Singer/drummer Ollie Judge on “Match Bet.”

““Match Bet” revolves around a character that lives within the same universe as The Cleaner. The song is told from the perspective of a Sonic Youth super fan living with mental illness, whom was a regular at a shop I used to work in. His harmless demeanour and manic, long conversations about gambling, his relationship with Her Majesty The Queen and love for Sonic Youth was extremely helpful for me in that period of my life. I found it interesting how his manic-ness opened me up a bit in a time where I could have quite easily just blended into the paintwork and kept quiet.”

Formed in Brighton, Squid is the brainchild of Ollie Judge (Drums & Lead Vocals), Louis Borlase (Guitars & Vocals), Arthur Leadbetter (Keyboards, Strings), Laurie Nankivell (Bass & Brass) and Anton Pearson (Guitars & Vocals).

Town Centre
Track listing

1. Savage
2. Match Bet
3. The Cleaner
4. Rodeo

Squid Live Dates:

8/29/2019 – Into The Great Wide Open, Netherlands
8/30/2019 – Knee Deep, Cornwall, UK
8/31 – 9/1 – End of the Road 2019, Salisbury, UK
9/6/2019 – Krankenhaus Festival, Cumbria, UK
9/12/2019 – All Our Tomorrows, 100 Club – London, UK
9/13/2019 – Leffingeleuren, Leffinge, Belgium
9/14/2019 – Hop Pop Hop, Orléans, France
9/16/2019 – Muziekodroom, Hasselt. Belgium
9/17/2019- Roodkapje, Rotterdam, Netherlands
9/18 – 9/21 – Reeperbahn, Hamburg, Germany
10/12/2019 – Tenement Trail, Glasgow, UK
10/19/2019 – Future Days, Birmingham, UK
10/19/2019 – Simple Things, Bristol, UK
10/20/2019 – Swn Festival, Cardiff, UK
10/21/2019 – The Shipping Forecast, Liverpool, UK
10/22/2019- Yes, Manchester, UK
10/23/2019 – The Picture House, Sheffield, UK
10/24/2019 – Elsewhere, Margate, UK
10/25/2019 – London Calling, Amsterdam, Netherlands
10/27/2019 Tunbridge Wells Forum, Tunbridge Wells, UK
11/1/2019 – Pitchfork Paris, Paris, France
11/6/2019- Village Underground, London, UK with Warmduscher
11/7/2019 – Roundhouse – London, UK*
11/ 8 – 11/9 – Primavera 20th Anniversary Weekender, Benidorm, Spain
11/10/2019 – Sonic City, Kortrijk, Belgium
11/11/2019 – 02 Academy Leeds – Leeds, UK*
11/13/2019 – SWG3 – Glasgow, UK*
11/16/2019 – O2 Institute – Birmingham, UK*

*with Metronomy


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