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Max and Harvey return with brand new single titled In My DNA - new tour announced

by Khyle Deen. Published Mon 19 Apr 2021 21:00

Showing a very different side to their recent feel-good anthem ‘Worry A Little Less’ the boys are back with their most personal track yet. ‘In My DNA’ is touching and powerful tribute to their grandfather, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

Max & Harvey: “This song means more to us than anything we’ve ever put out into the world. We wanted to tell our Granpop’s story and talk about his life and it took us a long time to work out the perfect way to do that. Whilst writing the song we also had in the back of our minds, the sad fact that our Grandma had been diagnosed with cancer. Sadly she recently passed away, but we were able to play her this song before we lost her, and when she heard it she started to cry. The fact that she knew right away exactly what the song was about meant a lot to us, and we’re so sad she couldn’t be around to see the world hear it. With the current global situation, we wanted to let everyone else hurting from loss or not being able to be with their grandparents know that they’re not alone.”

‘In My DNA’ is their first release of 2021, the first of many the boys have planned for the coming months. The duo have used the last 12 months to properly focus on their music, something they’d not had the chance to do since coming second on Celebrity X Factor in late 2019. “We really wanted to work on our musicianship, so we built a home studio in Max’s room and got to work on making new music.” The boys also had to learn how to use a professional TV standard camera so they were able to film their CBBC TV show – FOMO, at home and they began work on their first ever podcast - School Daze with Max and Harvey. The Spotify original which launched in November last year, aired for 31 episodes and saw the boys tackling the culture of the schoolyard with the help of their family, friends and fans.

This year also sees the return of their live shows, which they’re hoping will go ahead this August. The ‘This is Not A Phase’ 10-date tour starts on August 11th in Glasgow and travels the country before ending on 23 August in Southampton. Full dates below, and Tickets on sale now!

Max: “We’ve missed touring so so much and can’t wait to get back on the road. We can guarantee that it’s going to be the best one yet, with loads of new music and the most energy and planning we’ve ever put into a tour. It’s genuinely the best feeling to be able to perform our songs to people that love listening to them.”

About Max and Harvey
UK gen z phenomenons Max & Harvey built their diehard fan base as social media creators and runners up on X Factor Celebrity. The 18-year-old Berkshire-based twin brothers + famed musicians dominated TikTok since its early stages, and have brought their music career to the main stage at Camp Bestival. In 2018, they took home the Radio Disney Music Award for Favorite Social Music Artist. Now, they’ve recently launched a Spotify Original Podcast, "School Daze with Max and Harvey,” that has been renewed for another season. They also star in their own CBBC TV show “FOMO.” With millions of followers across digital platforms and millions of streams on their original songs, the duo is currently working on releasing new original music and has a UK tour booked for the summer.

THIS IS NOT A PHASE TOUR 2021:
AUG 11 – Glasgow – SEC Lomond Suite
AUG 12 – Newcastle Upon Tyne – 02 Academy 2
AUG 13 – Sheffield – 02 Academy 2
AUG 14 – Birmingham – 02 Academy 2
AUG 16 – Liverpool – 02 Academy 2
AUG 17 – Cardiff – The Globe
AUG 19 – London – 02 Academy Islington
AUG 20 – Norwich – Epic Studios
AUG 21 – Nottingham – The Bodega Social Club
AUG 23 – Southampton – Engine Rooms

Tickets on sale now at: maxandharveyofficial.com



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