Los Angeles, CA – Today, The Faim have partnered with Billboard to premiere the official video for “Summer Is A Curse,” the third single from their forthcoming debut album. Watch it exclusively HERE.
The highly-anticipated new video follows frontman Josh Raven and his love interest on the run from the law, eventually escaping before it all goes up in flames. It also showcases the band delivering a stellar live performance with the Welsh countryside as a fitting backdrop.
The song was co-written with Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds of Summer, and according to Josh, “ ‘Summer is a Curse’ is a reflection of our journey as a band. Being placed out of Australia and in LA for the first time as a band, we got thrown into this whole new world of exciting experiences and pressures. As frightening as it was, and no matter our feelings at home, it became this tunnel vision of realizing that we had this chance to make our dreams a reality. Our music video reflecting that exact same feeling of freedom was so important for us.”
Fans can stream and purchase “Summer Is A Curse” HERE.
Confirmed to Support Sum 41 and Waterparks on Tour This Summer
Although the Aussie four-piece only started touring a few months ago, they recently played their 50th show at the legendary Download Festival in the U.K. Following tours with Lower Than Atlantis, Sleeping With Sirens, PVMNTS, The Dangerous Summer, and PVRIS, The Faim will support Sum 41 and Waterparks in August for a run of dates across Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The four-piece will also return to the U.K. in August to play the esteemed Reading & Leeds festivals. Tickets to all shows are available HERE.
The Faim Tour Dates:
June 23rd – Perth, AUS @ Amplifier Bar %
June 24th – East Victoria Park, AUS @ Vision Studios %
August 21st – Wurzburg, Germany @ Posthalle # ^
August 22nd – Leipzig, Germany @ Parkbuhne # ^
August 24th – Reading, UK @ Reading Festival (Lock Up Stage)
August 25th – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival (Lock Up Stage)
August 27th – Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg OZ ^
August 28th – Oberhausen, Germany @ Turbinenhalle # ^
August 29th – Zurich, Switzerland @ Dynamo Werk 21 ^
# w/ Sum 41
^ w/ Waterparks
The Faim Is:
Lead vocals: Josh Raven
Lead guitar, bass, vocals: Michael Bono
Bass, keyboard: Stephen Beerkens
Drums, percussion: Sean Tighe
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