LIINES Debut Single Never There – Out Now
Manchester alternative post-punk trio LIINES announce details of their debut single release.
Single Never There is the first official release by LIINES, who have built up a reputation as one of Manchester’s most exciting and powerful live acts.
Response to Never There
● Radio X: John Kennedy’s X-Posure Single of the Week
● Louder Than War: “A sub-three-minute full-throttle run off a cliff just for the exhilaration of falling.”
● Even The Stars: “The only real contemporaries you could point to for LIINES are PINS and Sleater Kinney in the way that they create something much bigger than the sum of their parts…There’s something very special going on here.”
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To celebrate the release, LIINES headlined a sold out Night & Day Cafe on Saturday 21st November. Even the Stars hailed the show as “an absolute triumph, the sort of night that restores your faith that great music will find a way to its audience.”
LIINES are Zoe McVeigh (vocals, guitar), Steph Angel (bass) and Leila O’Sullivan (drums). Three best friends who started LIINES in 2014 after years of playing together in other projects. Their influences include Joy Division, PJ Harvey and Sleater Kinney, creating a unique blend of alternative post-punk.
Earlier this year, the Manchester Evening News CityLife declared that:
“LIINES pick over the bones of the past – bits of grunge, new wave and post-punk – and rearrange them into something box-fresh.“
Music blog Even the Stars goes even further to say:
“The only real contemporaries you could point to for LIINES are PINS and Sleater-Kinney in the way that they create something much bigger than the sum of their parts. With just guitar, bass and drums they create an unholy ferocious sound …something that it’s impossible to ignore.”