Desperate Measures play single launch gig on Friday 20 May at The Water Rats with The Duel and Seven Days and Doesn’t Die. Watch the video below.
New Zealand born, London based rockers Desperate Measures follow their mini album ‘Rinsed’ on Easy Action Records and a full UK tour with Paul Cook’s post-Pistols rockers The Professionals at the end of last year, with a brand-new single today titled ‘Thinking Of England.’
Recorded once again with Andy Brook (who has produced, engineered, and toured with the like of Status Quo, Ginger Wildheart, Wonk Unit, Hayseed Dixie…) at The Brook Studios in Wallington, Surrey, ‘Thinking Of England’ is the first glimpse of Desperate Measures’ debut full length album due early 2023.
‘Thinking Of England’ is a high-energy, charging power-pop eruption that guitarist Michael Gaffney says is “about leaving a bad situation, whether it be physically or mentally, trying to find light at the end of the tunnel and staying hopeful, realising that you might be fucked now, but it’s not always going to be that way.”
Desperate Measures will play a special single launch show at London’s Water Rats Theatre on May 20th this Friday with friends The Duel and Seven Days and Doesn’t Die along for the ride!
Tickets for Water Rats May 20th available HERE.
See Desperate Measures in 2022!
May 20 London, Water Rats
June 3 Strummercamp Fest, Oldham
July 1 229 Club, London (*with UltraBomb)
July 8 Bedford Esquires (* with The Rose Of Avalanche)
July 9 Manchester, Night People (* with The Rose Of Avalanche)
July 22 Hope & Anchor, London (* with Sick On A Bus)
August 4 Blackpool, Rebellion Festival
August 20 Unity Festival, Corby
September 3 Banfest Festival, Banstead