Leeds indie outfit Party Hardly launch rousing new anthem Rats In The Kitchenthe second track lifted from forthcoming EP Modern Strife Is Snobbishdropping later this summer.

Feverishly developing their eclectic style with aggressive punk overtones, the jangly rockers continue to impress with their politically charged output, cutting through their hometown’s fierce DIY scene with aplomb and attracting praise from all corners of the online community (The Line Of Best Fit, Clash, DIY, Dork).

Rats In The Kitchen is a metaphor for the demonization of young people by the older generation”, states frontman Tom Barr. “Throughout history these views have seldom changed, with the irony being that our grandparents would have viewed our parents in exactly the same light. Also, we had rats in our kitchen this one time”.

Having already supported fellow indie risers The Magic Gang and Trudy and the Romance and gained BBC 6 Music airplay (Steve Lamacq), the foursome are primed to continue their ascent with a slew of live dates in the coming months.

Party Hardly’s Rats in the Kitchen is out 11th July and will be available via all digital platforms.

Live Dates (message for press passes)

27th July – Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds