If a healthy dose of pop/punk inflamed guitars is needed to kickstart 2018, look no further than Heaven, the debut single from New Jersey band The Nectars. Formed in late 2016, the band decided early on to do things their own way, turning down a lucrative five album deal with a large US indie. Self releasing via the new FKP concerts label venture, UAP/Warner ADA, Heaven blends the pumped up art rock of Muse and Paramore's punk attitude with a touch of early No Doubt. Support is increasing daily with US ‘indie bible’ site Alt Wire, plus Substream, Photopassed, Alt Corner, NME Emerging and Team Rock all backing the band, and airplay is go with two local internet radio playlists, BlowUpRadio and WhereNJRockLives. Having just played a storming set at New York’s Mercury Lounge, the band will perform UK shows at Dot to Dot festival in May along with two London and four German club shows to coincide with the launch of their debut album Sci-Fi Television. A band as accomplished and dedicated as The Nectars are sure to reap big rewards from the DIY approach and the exciting campaign focus in the UK and Germany starts now.
Label: Nina Rubesa, UAP Ltd, +44 (0)7872 680571 / Peu Cheung, ADA, +44 (0)7583 152959
Publishing: Holly Dibden, Kobalt Music; +44 (0)20 7401 5500
Radio: Rhys Bradley, Martian PR
Online: Jenni Vodden, Wilful Publicity, +44 (0)20 8281 0989
Press: William Luff, Wilful Publicity; +44 (0)20 8281 0989
US PR: Rey Roldan, Reybee PR, +1 201 223 9078
German PR: Daniela Dubler, Werft PR, +49 405 074 3675
Live: Laura Brauer, FKP Scorpio, +49 408 5388781
Management: James Cassidy & Barry Campbell, JABA Music Ltd, +44 (0)7802 498905
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