Baby In Vain will be Live in-store at Rough Trade Nottingham to perform tracks from new album 'More Nothing', released 25th August on Partisan.
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Emerging from Copenhagen in a squall of killer riffs and ferocious punk energy, Danish three-piece Baby In Vain are set to release More Nothing; one of 2017’s most exciting guitar albums. They are singer-songwriter-guitarists Lola Hammerich and Andrea Thuesen Johansen and drummer Benedicte Pierleoni.
All three are still in their early 20s, but if their debut record sounds like the work of seasoned pros that’s because it is. They started early. Lola and Benedicte first jammed together when they were 12 and 14 respectively, on an after-school music programme. They soon kicked out all the other members of their band. In 2010 they met Andrea at a mutual friend’s show. She asked: “Don’t you want a third member?”, and added that she’d already thought of the perfect band name: “Baby In Vain.”
The heaviness of the music they make together is underscored by the dark wit of their lyrics. The band say their songs simply reflect raw human emotions. “Sometimes life is dark, I think most people can agree on that,” says Andrea. “Often we write about the things in our lives that are somewhat painful, weird or incomprehensible.”
The album is full of incendiary heavy rock songs packed with riffs, as on breakneck, opening track ‘To Heaven And Back’, which sounds like Queens of the Stone Age moshing with The Distillers. As Lola recalls: “We recorded it upon waking up to the news that Donald Trump would become the President of the United States, which led to the working title: ‘Fuck Trump Yeah’. We channeled our aggression and frustration into it.”
From the raw materials of the painful, weird and incomprehensible, Baby In Vain have made a heavyweight gut-punch of a record. It will definitely make your days better. It might just change your life