PET NEEDS “Ibiza in Winter”
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PET NEEDS “Ibiza in Winter”

ilmed when the band took a recent out-of-season trip to Ibiza, the new video unfurls as a somewhat desolate tour of the usually buzzing party island. A track about frontman Johnny “trying to remain creative, positive and to look after himself after a downward spiral”, “Ibiza In Winter” sees Pet Needs take things to a “much deeper, more personal” level.

Johnny adds:

“[The album] talks about me being quite self-destructive and recognizing where I need to get better in myself. I thought I was writing a record that was about partying and I didn’t realize until we sat down and listened to the album from start to finish.”

“Ibiza In Winter” is taken from PET NEEDS’ showstopping second album ‘Primetime Entertainment’, out now via Xtra Mile Recordings. Produced by touring mate and punk icon Frank Turner, the album also features singles “Lost Again”, “Fear For The Whole Damn World” and “Get On The Roof”.

Written and recorded in just 11 months after signing with Xtra Mile Recordings for their acclaimed debut ‘Fractured Party Music’, the band’s latest offering is a discernibly more personal effort than its party-primed predecessor. Dealing with feelings of fear, fatigue, adrenaline, failing and determination,‘Primetime Entertainment’ proved to be a record of profound psychological and musical discovery for PET NEEDS that has produced a transfixing listening experience. Proudly dubbed by the band as “our ‘London Calling’”, the new album attracted warm reviews with NARC Magazine praising it as a record of “joyous experimentation” (⅘). Stream the album in full now here:

Following an extensive UK, US and European tour supporting Frank Turner last year Pet Needs have recently completed their own headline UK tour, including a string of dates for Independent Venue Week. With tickets flying and many dates sold out, the band added extra dates due to extraordinary demand.

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