HINDS share their new single ‘Just Like Kids (Miau)’ – Watch Video

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Today, all-female force Hinds (Carlotta Cosials, Ana Perrote, Ade Martin and Amber Grimbergen) share their new single “ Just Like Kids (Miau)” (meow in English) from their forthcoming third album, “ The Prettiest Curse” out June 5th via Lucky Number.

The Madrid-based quartet snarl at the hilarious comments they’ve received over the years with lyrical wit on “Just Like Kids (Miau)”. Their sound, just like their response is untamed and fierce – a song that showcases the bands huge, uncompromised personality. The 90s inspired, all bold and eye-popping video directed by Keane Shaw perfectly captures Ana, Carlotta, Ade and Amber’s fun energy no matter how hideous the remark.

Watch ‘Just Like Kids (Miau)’ – BELOW:

Miau is a cocktail of all the comments and “advice” we’ve had to listen to during all this years in the band. From random strangers, “friends”, and industry. Oh wait…the guy sitting next to you in the bus probably has an opinion too! If you wondered how does it feel to be a girl in a band, here you go. With “The Prettiest Curse” Hinds shrug off any remaining lo-fi accusations and unveil a dizzyingly widescreen beast of an album, not so much a shift as a quantum leap in their evolution as a band. This is a record positively bursting with life, with the band finally harnessing the full extent of their pop prowess and unleashing songs which sound bigger, bolder, and more complex than anything they have done before.

Which isn’t to say they have turned their backs on “being Hinds” – quite the opposite in fact! Here, they double down on what, precisely, makes them so special – the bright melodies betraying heart-breaking themes of isolation and betrayal, the empowering, don’t mess with us all-girl gang glow – while going even further. For the first time, they prominently sing in their native tongue, plus on the artwork, they work with a childhood hero, the Spanish photographer Ouka Leele with magical results. You know how people say that a drop of balsamic vinegar makes strawberries taste more strawberry-ish? Well, On “The Prettiest Curse”, Hinds sound even more Hinds-ish, and the results are marvellous.



1.Good Bad Times
2. Just Like Kids (Miau)
3. Riding Solo
4. Boy
5. Come Back And Love Me <3
6. Burn
7. Take Me Back
8. The Play
9. Waiting For You
10. This Moment Forever


Sept 5th – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso Upstairs (Venue Change)
Sept 7th – Berlin, DE @ Lido
Sept 8th – Munich, DE @ Backstage
Sept 10th – Hamburg, DE @ Molotow
Sept 11th – Copenhagen, DK @ Loppen
Sept 14th – Brighton, UK @ Brighton Komedia
Sept 15th – Birmingham, UK @ The Castle & Falcon
Sept 17th – Dublin, IE @ The Grand Social
Sept 18th – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy
Sept 20th – Glasgow, UK @ Classic Grand
Sept 22nd – Bristol, UK @ The Fleece
Sept 23rd – London, UK @ Electric Ballroom
Sept 26th – Paris, FR @ La Badaboum
Nov 4th – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
Nov 5th – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
Nov 6th – Somerville, MA @ ONCE Ballroom
Nov 7th – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (Venue Change)
Nov 9th – Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground
Nov 10th – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop*
Nov 11th – Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups*
Nov 14th – Saint Louis, MO @ Ready Room*
Nov 15th – Kansas City, MO @ recordBar
Nov 17th – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
Nov 20th – Portland, OR @ Star Theater
Nov 21st – Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret
Nov 22nd – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
Nov 25th – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium
Nov 27th – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theater (Venue Change)
* Newly added

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