GUN – Announce New Single “Take Me Down”

Single: “Take Me Down”
Release: 3rdAugust 2018UK Dates 2018

GUN are pleased to announce the release of a new single, “Take Me Down”, on the 3rdAugust 2018. The band have a series of festival dates through 2018 and have just added further headline shows to cap off a hugely successful two years for the band.

September 2017 saw the release of the critically acclaimed “Favourite Pleasures” album. Recorded at the bands Morse Code studio in Paisley, the album featured one of the strongest collection of songs in GUN’s career. From the pile-driving opener ‘She Knows’ to the infectious, glam-stomping of ‘Here’s Where I Am’, this is the Gun you know and love. But there’s a new Gun here too – ‘The Boy Who Fooled The World’, resplendent in naked honesty, is a little-seen look at another side of the band as they go back to a time of innocent ambition, hungry to break out and seize the world.

The band are set to release a further single from “Favourite Pleasures”. “Take Me Down” showcases all that is great with GUN – instant hooks fused with driving riffs. The single features a stunning new storyboard video. Storyboard panels can be comprised of custom drawings, screenshots from comparable videos, or photos taken on location. Preview and download 60+ free storyboard template, ideal for video, film, TV, animation or simply pitching a story. The story board templates are available as PDF, PSD, Word or PPT. See here

“I think with this latest Gun video we took the conscious decision to stray from the conventional rock video with live band performance. We wanted a new challenge with a strong edgy storyline which I’m sure will grasp the viewers’ attention from the off. The video has a Film Noir feel to it inspired with a blend of True Romance meets Bonnie & Clyde.  It’s about the ultimate betrayal of a couple who commit a burglary which goes horribly wrong.  We wanted to put a twist in it, in regards to how far they would go for money even if it meant destroying their relationship.” – Dante Gizzi

Since forming in Glasgow in 1987, GUN have become one of Britains best loved rock bands. With over 1 million album sales worldwide, hit singles such as “Better Days” and “Word up” and tours with the likes of The Rolling Stones, Def Leppard and Bon Jovi. After reforming in 2008 (following a split in 1997) the band have released a series of critically acclaimed albums and re-established themselves as consummate songwriters and perfomers.

Late 2017 saw GUN headline a sold out show at Glasgow Barrowlands, and a sold out co-headline (with InMe) at Londons Electric Ballroom. The band have the following dates confirmed in 2018 – with more to follow.

Friday 29thJune 2018                       Sheffield, The Foundry
Saturday 30thJune                             Maidstone, Ramblin’ Man Fair, festival date
Friday 6thJuly                                         Glasgow, TRNSMT Festival, festival date
Saturday 28thJuly                               Rock and Blues, Pentrich,festival date
Sunday 26thAugust                            Aviemore, Thunder In the Glens, festival date
Thursday 1stNovember                                     The Venue, Preston
Friday 2ndNovember                        The Tivoli, Buckley
Saturday 3rdNovember                                     Queen Hall, Nuneaton
Friday 23rdNovember                      Troon, Winter Storm, festival date
Saturday 1stDecember                  Trecco Bay, Planet Rockstock festival date
Thursday 13thDecember               Waterfront, Norwich
Friday 14thDecember                      Shepherds Bush Empire – (Uriah Heep Special Guests)
Sunday 16thDecember                    City Hall, Hull, (Uriah Heep Special Guests)

Tickets available from all usual outlets

About Louise Swift

I first went to a gig in 1981, Gillan at Leeds University. I've been a regular gig goer ever since. I haven't kept count of how many gigs I've been to over the intervening years, but it's a lot! My favourite bands are AC/DC then, in no particular order, Anti-Nowhere League, Slaughter and the Dogs, Towers of London and Dirt Box Disco. I tend to like Glam/Punk and rude offensive lyrics, not sure what that says about me but as Animal would say 'So What!' The question was recently put to me - did I write for any online publications? My reply - No, but I'd like to! Planetmosh was suggested and I found myself offering to review Aces High Festival. Easy peasy I thought! Well not quite, if a jobs worth doing it's worth doing well! I had sixteen bands to research. I found I actually enjoyed that and it kept me too busy to be making lunatic comments on Facebook! ;) Then I felt a bit inadequately qualified. I mean, who am I to comment on others, when my musical expertise extends to being able to play a mean Greensleeves on the recorder and a passable Annie's song on the flute! Haven't picked up either instrument for years! What I do have, however, is over 30 years of experience as a gig goer, so I can comment on what I like and what I don't! It's only my opinion and, if I don't like a band it doesn't mean they are bad, just not to my own liking. I admire anyone who has the guts to get up on that stage and have a go!