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"You Work All Day And Then You Die" - The Parrots

Like the lyric in the Radiohead song "No Surprises" off their classic "OK Computer" ("a job that slowly kills you" for the plebez* out there), The Parrots' recent single "You Work All Day And Then You Die" strives for a similar ethos - except with considerably less melancholia. In fact, the Madrid-based duo hearkens back to the golden era of early 2000s garage rock (think The White Stripes, The Strokes, etc.) in the truly irresistible song. Seriously, after a listen, I was hooked.


Their aptly titled second album, "Dos," will be out on October 29th on Heavenly Recordings, produced by Tom Furse of The Horrors fame. They'll also be doing a short tour of the UK in early 2022, see below:

  • 1/25/2022 - Elsewhere, Margate
  • 1/26/2022 - The Joiners, Southampton
  • 1/27/2022 - The Louisiana, Bristol
  • 1/28/2022 - Moth Club, London
  • 1/29/2022 - Esquires, Bedford
  • 1/30/2022 - Hare and Hounds 2, Birmingham
  • 1/31/2022 - Yes (Pink Room), Manchester
  • 2/1/2022 - Broadcast, Glasgow
  • 2/2/2022 - Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds

*me being facetious 

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