Arkells share a radio-ready single, ‘People’s Champ’
Arkells have shared the first single leading up to their fifth studio album that is scheduled for release later this year. The single is titled ‘People’s Champ’ and was released via Last Gang Records. According to a press release, “‘People’s Champ’ is an upbeat, horn-infused, politically charged anthem written to the social climate”. The band are currently on tour in the UK and will be playing a few shows in Canada in June. All the dates can be found here. Additionally, the band has also announced “The Rally”. A summer kick off that will be taking place on June 23rd at Tim Horton’s Field in Hamilton, Ontario. The hometown show will be the bands biggest show to date and the special guests are Cold War Kids, Bishop Briggs, and Ellevator. The band has already raised $18K in ticket sales that will be donated to Refuge: Hamilton Centre for Newcomer Health. Tickets for “The Rally” can be purchased here.