TUNE The OK Social Club - Gezellig
The Ok Social Club are undoubtedly one of Scotland's brightest young bands. Formed in the summer of 2011, the 4-piece draw from a diverse range of influences from 50's girl groups to 70's punk, exhibiting guitar driven foot stomping rhythms and unforgettable hooks.
2012 has seen the release of the band’s first two singles 'The Shape Of Things To Come' and 'The Late 90’s' which have won them praise and exposure via the likes of Soccer AM, BBC Radio Scotland’s Janice Forsyth show ‘Single Of The Month‘, MTV, Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, Hollyoaks, Steve Lamacq’s Rebel Playlist Winner on BBC 6 Music, and playlisting in Topshop stores worldwide including 10 weeks in the New York store.
The Daily Record said of their debut single “If they can stay this good they are Scotland’s next big band.”
Their first Scottish tour has included sold out shows in Edinburgh and Glasgow and has helped The OK Social Club build a following all over the country.
2013 is gearing up to be an exciting year for the band, with the release of their debut album 'Nothing In Common' along with a full-scale UK tour.
Preceding that, as a further taster for the album a new single 'Gezellig' is released on December 17th, and to round off a highly successful 12 months, the band are to perform at Edinburgh's legendary Hogmanay celebrations. Front-man Raff Eragona says "We're excited to be part of the biggest New Years Eve party in the world, we're very proud to be representing new Scottish music and if everyone's as up for it as we are, it's going to be some night!".
New single 'Gezellig' is released December 17th on Platform Records in association with James Watt College label Clydebuilt Records.
The Ok Social Club play Edinburgh's Hogmanay on The Waverley Stage from 8pm. Other acts include The Maccabees.