Get back to your roots; join Parker Lee in the jungle-themed ‘green room’ to celebrate the launch of our new single ‘Leather’, out at midnight February 6th. They’ll be joined by Leeds folk-rock heroes Crake fresh from their UK-wide tour with Big Thief, as well as Vanbrugh Jazz Night alumni VHB.
There’ll be plants for sale at the merch table and a bit of green face paint to dab on your sweet heads, in limited supply only.
Parker Lee are a garbageshop quartet that got caught in the magnetic field of a blue velvet lounge in York around the cusp of 2017. Since their inception, they have been a plasma physicist, a series of kinetic knitwear, hairy, hairless, a video camera, a friend to crabs, and creators of the hit TV series ‘Come Dine With Lee’.
All these walks of life come together around the introspective songwriting and vocal of Jowan Mead to write rock songs for day-to-day catharsis, tying up lyrical themes of self-indulgence and primal fears into a neat little package of good old-fashioned drive and math influences.
Most recently, Parker Lee has been built around their debut album, “if you’re not serious, don’t say it”, released independently in June 2019. This first outing is an 8-track forgiveness rock record, produced by their resident renaissance woman Annie Prior and taking production and composition cues from Dinosaur Jr., Mitski, and Death Cab For Cutie. It follows one EP in 2017, two UK tours, BBC 6Music and Introducing airplay, and previous shows with Big Thief, The Orielles, and Slaughter Beach, Dog.