Hot off the heels of last month’s single, ‘In My DNA’, Max and Harvey return with their rock-tinged new single ‘Lonely,’ out via Frtyfve Records, proving they mean business. The song, which is available to stream and download here, comes ahead of their ‘This Is Not A Phase’ tour this August.
Showcasing a rockier side to their sound, ‘Lonely’ is a rebellious pop-rock hybrid for the 18 year old Berkshire-based twins, and it packs a real punch.
Speaking of the single, Max and Harvey said,
“We’re massively proud of ‘Lonely’. Making the song was an eye-opening experience for us, as it helped us discover what we want our music to sound like. We wrote it about having commitment issues, as especially with our career over the last five years, we’ve struggled to maintain any real relationships. This song was our way of communicating that, as we know we’re not the only ones…”
Max and Harvey have taken the past 12 months to properly focus on their music, something they’d not had the chance to do since coming second on Celebrity X Factor in late 2019. “We really wanted to work on our musicianship, so we built a home studio in Max’s room and got to work on making new music.”
Additionally, they learned how to use a professional TV standard camera so they were able to film their CBBC TV show, ‘FOMO’, at home and on top of that they began work on their first ever podcast – ‘School Daze with Max and Harvey’. The Spotify original, which launched in November last year, aired for 31 episodes and saw the duo tackling the culture of the schoolyard with the help of their family, friends and fans. Following its success, they were commissioned to create another series for Spotify, this time simply titled ‘The Max and Harvey Podcast‘. Moving away from the schoolyard, the new series gives exclusive insight into their lives as well as chats with some of their favourite people. From fellow TikTokkers, to artists they admire, they have unfiltered and topical conversations about their lives and experiences both online and offline.
This year also sees the return of their live shows, with the ‘This is Not A Phase’ 10-date tour starting on August 11th in Glasgow, then travelling the country, before ending on 23 August in Southampton. Full dates below, and Tickets are on sale now from their official website.
THIS IS NOT A PHASE TOUR 2021:
AUG 11 – Glasgow
AUG 12 – Newcastle Upon Tyne
AUG 13 – Sheffield
AUG 14 – Birmingham
AUG 16 – Liverpool
AUG 17 – Cardiff
AUG 19 – London
AUG 20 – Norwich
AUG 21 – Nottingham
AUG 23 – Southampton