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You’ve heard the track and now the video for Palma Violets’ single ‘Step Up For The Cool Cats’ is here! It was filmed in Lambeth, London and directed by Douglas Hart of Jesus and Mary Chain. Check it out:

The track is the follow-up to the south London band’s double A-side single ‘Best of Friends’ / ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ and is taken from their debut album ‘180’, set for release on 25th February 2013. Pre-order the album HERE

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Palma Violets Release 'Last Of The Summer Wine' Music Video 22/10/12 in Palma Violets

Palma Violets’ debut single ‘Best of Friends’ and its flipside ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ are out today! You can buy them digitally on iTunes or on limited edition CD single or purple vinyl from our Rough Trade Store.

To celebrate the release the London four-piece have made an official music video for ‘Last of the Summer Wine’. Watch it here:

The video was filmed and directed by Gina Birch of former Rough Trade band The Raincoats who also made many of The Libertines’ music videos. Whilst ‘Best of Friends’ is sung by bassist Chilli Jesson, ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ is sung by co-frontman and guitarist Sam Fryer and was recorded with Pulp’s Steve Mackey.

Sam Fryer (vocals/guitar), Chilli Jesson (vocals/bass), Pete Mayhew (keyboard) and Will Doyle (drums) are currently in the middle of their first UK headline tour, the remaining dates of which are:

Monday 22nd October – O2 Academy, Leicester
Tuesday 23rd October – Jericho Tavern, Oxford
Thursday 25th October – Brixton Jamm, London – SOLD OUT
Friday 26th October – Esquires, Bedford
Saturday 27th October – Tunbridge Wells, The Forum
Monday 29th October – Green Door Store, Brighton
Tuesday 30th October – The Joiners, Southampton
Wednesday 31st October – Corn Exchange, Bristol