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Helen Love signs to Alcopop! Records

By | Published on Monday 14 December 2015

Helen Love

Longstanding indie hero Helen Love has signed a new record deal with Alcopop! Records, and will release a new album in April next year.

Says label boss Jack Clothier: “I’ve been a MASSIVE fan of Helen Love ever since I heard the ‘Tommy Gun Clash’ cover on Steve Lamacq’s ‘Bootleg Sessions Volume 2’ back in 1999. My friend Dave sent me the ‘Does Your Heart Go Boom’ single and I was absolutely smitten. On the quest of becoming best pals with Helen and the gang I (genuinely) enrolled at Swansea University where they played exactly no hometown shows and I met them approximately never”.

He continues: “Fast forward ten years or so, and en route to the first HL show in London for many years, I bumped into Helen in a mid-priced chain pub and finally met the queen of the UK music scene. Now we’re working together on her new album and, to put it frankly, I couldn’t be happier about it. This is Helen Love on absolutely sparkling form… From Swansea Bay to the USA!”

Kicking off the new partnership, Alcopop! is releasing a Helen Love Christmas single, which is quite a timely thing to do (it is nearly Christmas). So, here’s ‘The Townhall Band’: