We’ve been talking about Germein for a few years now, and pretty soon the entire world will be ‘Talking’ as they drop their new single by the same name, ahead of their support role on Little Mix’s UK stadium tour this July.
Growing up in Adelaide Hills, South Australia, sisters Georgia (guitar, keys), Ella (electric cello, bass) and Clara Germein (drums) have been playing together for so long that the band has become second nature to them. Taking lead from strong artists like Haim, Chvrches and Tegan & Sara, the sisters aren’t afraid to explore a wide palate of musical styles, while keeping a firm hand on pop sensibilities.
“We love bands with a strong harmony feel like Fleetwood Mac and Queen and the edginess of Florence and the Machine and The Wombats” says Ella. “Plus you can’t beat the fun energy of iconic female artists from over the years like the Spice Girls, Beyoncé and of course Little Mix.”
While they’ve previously toured the world and released music independently, the new single ‘Talking’ is the first taste of a new Germein, created and recorded and produced at home by Georgia with mixing by acclaimed mixer John Castle (Vance Joy), and pre-production by Stuart Gray.
“We realised it was time to take control for ourselves and really start making the music that we want to make on our own terms’” says Georgia.“We decided to record and produce ourselves in our home studio. When we hit play on ‘Talking’, we knew it was the musical vision we’ve had for ourselves finally coming to life.”
‘Talking’ shows Germein at their best, mixing their close three-part harmonies with a soaring break-out chorus. The song is a strong statement from the all-female act and will launch in the UK at the Isle of Wight Festival before joining Little Mix opening for their Summer Hit Arena Tour 2018.
“Being able to play in front of such huge audiences across the UK is an absolute dream come true,” says Georgia.“This year is really a turning point for us as a band. “
“We are proud that we’ve been able to march forward and prove to the world that we can make it doing what we love regardless of being young and female,”adds Clara. “Whether it’s raised eyebrows when you tell someone that you’re a drummer or not believing we really write our own material, we are happy to tackle the stereotypes as women in the industry.”
You can catch Germein at the Isle of Wight Festival on June 23. You can also see them supporting Little Mix at the following dates:
Jul 6th The 1st Central County Ground Hove, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 7th Liberty Stadium Swansea, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 8th Weston Homes Community Stadium Colchester, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 12th County Ground Northampton, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 13th KCOM Craven Park Hull, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 14th Macron Stadium Bolton, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 15th John Smith’s Stadium Huddersfield, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 19th The 3aaa County Ground Derby, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 20th Lincolnshire Showground Lincoln, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 21st Earlham Park Norwich, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 22nd Kent Event Centre Maidstone, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 26th International Stadium Gateshead, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 27th Falkirk Stadium Stirlingshire, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 28th Outdoors at AECC Aberdeen, UK (Little Mix)
Jul 29th Bught Park Inverness, UK (Little Mix)