London indie-punk trio Happy Accidents have dropped a striking video for their latest track ‘Text Me When You’re Home’, which is out now.

A plaintive and honest track about cat-calling and street harassment sung from the female perspective by drummer Phoebe Cross, she says of the single:

“The song’s about the inherent threat of walking home alone at night that often comes with being a woman. There’s a constant fear of the unknown because of the fact that unwarranted interactions such as being shouted at, or worse, are all too common. I shouldn’t have to take my safety for granted, and we have a long way to go to overcome this ingrained societal misogyny.”

The video was again made by the band themselves, as guitarist Rich explains: “The idea behind it is that it’s a moving painting, made in collaboration with our friend Jono Ganz who did all the album artwork. It’s also a teaser for the stage setup of the headline tour – expect houseplants!”

The track is the latest to be revealed from their second album Everything But The Here And Now set for release on 16thFebruary 2018 via Alcopop! Records.

Spring 2018 UK Tour Dates:

28th February – Bristol – Exchange *
1st March – Southampton – The Alex *
2nd March – Brighton – Stick Mikes *
3rd March – London – The Lexington (album release show) *
14th April – Leicester – Y Theatre ^
18th April – Cardiff – Gwdihw ^
19th April – Nottingham – Rough Trade ^
20th April – Leeds – Wharf Chambers ^*
21st April – Manchester – Punk Fest

* w/ Milk Crimes
^ w/ Kermes

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