Scottish four piece rock band Hunter & The Bear's explosive new single Chemical is out now. Released ahead of a October UK headline tour that has seen tickets fly following performances at TRSMT Festival and Belladrum where the band played to packed tents of enthusiastic fans.
Speaking about the making of the track singer Will Irvine said, "We’ve been keeping this under wraps for what feels like forever. It’s been like one of those ugly secrets that you’re dying to tell everyone but you’ve promised your best mate that you won’t. We see this as the start of a second chapter in the H&B story."
"Chemical is a song about control and how everyone’s lost it. A trippy flash of a mad night out, a love song, a “let’s lose our sh*t” song. We’ve been playing with different writing and production styles all year but we were so buzzing when this started to come together. One of those eureka moments followed by multiple high fives. That’s what we’d been waiting for and it’s chosen right now to rear its ugly head.”
Chemical follows the release of their stunning previous track Electric a well-received and acclaimed single.
The band's debut album Paper Heart released in 2017 entered iTunes Rock Chart at number 6 before the band signed with X-Ray Touring and delivered two sell-out UK tours.
Hunter & The Bear’s biggest headline tour to date in set in the diary for October - another huge leap for the band. Their hometown show at The Garage in Glasgow sold out in April, as has their date in Nottingham, and tickets for the rest are moving extremely fast.
"We’re doing places like Gorilla in Manchester and Scala in London, says Will, which are our biggest headline shows to date which is totally bonkers for us!”
Hunter & The Bear are set to continue blazing a trail through what has been their most exciting year to date.
UK HEADLINE TOUR
Oct 4th - Manchester, Gorilla
Oct 6th - Birmingham, O2 Institute (extra tickets added)
Oct 7th - Bristol, Thekla
Oct 9th - Cambridge, Junction
Oct 10th - London, Scala
Oct 12th - Nottingham, Bodega (sold out)
Oct 20th - Glasgow, The Garage (sold out)