I know what you’re thinking: “Finally! A band with a name that sounds like I’m constantly checking the clock, a band with a name I’ll never ever in a million years remember!” But you will remember 2:54, you ol’ time-hating naysayer! In fact, you’ll remember these saucy English sisters every time you happen to hear that wonderful, numerical combination, and you’ll feel a hankering for their yearning, tough-girl rock ‘n’ roll. The London-based sibling duo of Colette and Hannah Thurlow have been racking up accolades since their Scarlet EP was released in Europe last fall and Fat Possum signed them on for a record deal here in the US.
The lovely Thurlows will touch down in the US for their first stateside tour this March, complete with bicoastal stops and the obligatory venture into the land of wonders known as SXSW, where they’ll be playing showcases for NME, Brooklyn Vegan, and Stereogum. After their American tour, 2:54 head back to the UK, where they’ll tour with amazing doom folk high priestess Chelsea Wolfe and wistful English/Welsh up-and-comers Deaf Club. Although Scarlet has been out in Europe for a minute, US fans can pick up the EP through Fat Possum on March 5.
02. Wait / Awake
03. Got a Hold
03.12.12 - New York, NY - Mercury Lounge *
03.14.12 - Austin, TX - Bar96 (Brooklyn Vegan Showcase)
03.15.12 - Austin, TX - Roy’s Austin (Stereogum Showcase)
03.16.12 - Austin, TX - Latitude 30 (NME Showcase)
03.16.12 - Austin, TX - Fader Fort
03.20.12 - Los Angeles, CA - The Echo *
03.22.12 - San Francisco, CA - The Rickshaw Stop
* Big Deal