Following on from being one of 2017’s hottest bands, trio Girl Ray have spent 2019 getting ready to release its follow-up. Just ahead of the release of Girl (Ed – it’s actually out now) we caught up with them quickly to see what they’ve been doing and what they’ve been listening to in 2019.
Hello Girl Ray. So, what’s been the most exciting thing you’ve done in 2019?
Recording our best album to date!!!!
What’s been your biggest challenge of 2019?
Waiting all year to put our album out.
Where’s the coolest place you’ve played music in 2019?
We’ve only played one gig this year ……… so I guess it was that one! Dreamland, Margate for the Mac Demarco festival
What’s the one album you’ve loved most in 2019?
Thank U, Next by Ariana Grande
What’s been the song that’s most soundtracked your 2019?
‘Money’ by Cardi B
What have you hated about 2019?
Bad politics and only playing one gig.
What are you most excited about for in 2020?
Hitting the big time.
Finally, what’s the one thing about your 2019 that you’d like to share?
2019 may not have been our year. It has been very dull and frustrating at times but we are very proud of what has come of it. Here’s to 2020!
Girl Ray‘s new album, Girl, is out on the 22nd November. You can buy or stream from the usual places.