Afflecks Palace unveil ‘Ripley Jean’, the third single released from their sophomore EP Everything Is An Attempt To Be Human.
The track was nationally premiered on BBC 6 Music by legendary DJ Steve Lamacq and made “Xposure – Track Of The Week” on Radio X by DJ John Kennedy before being playlisted on the station.
Huw Stephens made ‘Ripley Jean’ the “BBC Introducing track of the week” on BBC Radio 1. The full EP is available to stream and purchase digitally & on limited edition vinyl now.
Listen to ‘Ripley Jean’ by Afflecks Palace on the Official Fantasy Premier League playlist on Spotify.
Formed in Manchester in summer 2019, Afflecks Palace are a four-piece psyche guitar band described as “The birth of Nu-Madchester” by online curation platform Manchester Lemon. The group take influence from The Stone Roses, Kurt Vile, The Smiths, The Las and The Durutti Column.
Debut EP Hello. Is Anyone Awake? dropped via indie Manc label Spirit Of Spike Island in January 2020. 300 ltd-edition vinyl copies of the EP were pressed, which sold out within two weeks of its release. The vinyl are now considered a collectable, re-selling on Discogs for well over five times the original price.
The band’s debut show at Band On The Wall (Manchester) sold out, with fans traveling from all over the UK and Europe to attend.