RATS Announce New Single "Patsy Decline" And UK Tour

Published on 26 October 2021 at 22:16


This November, Liverpool-based band RATS release their new single "Patsy Decline", the first release on This Feeling's new record label.


There is currently a feeling of excitement around the band, who are currently touring with DMA's before embarking on their own UK tour.  RATS are four childhood friends whose relatable lyrics reflect every aspect of modern society. The new single "Patsty Decline" is released on November the 18th and can be pre-saved here.


"Patsy Decline" was recorded at Liverpool's Parr Street Studios and mastered at Abbey Road by Christian Wright (Blur, Radiohead). Speaking of the new single, RATS front man Joe Maddock says, "We wrote this song to try to encapsulate what happens when we go out on a night out in our hometown of Liverpool - enjoy!” As for the memorable band name, the singer says, “Somebody sprayed it on our old studio door after a party where there was an argument and that’s when I first saw it as a name haha!


Photo: Tom Oxley


RATS are currently touring the UK with DMA's which includes a sold-out show at London's Alexandra Palace. 

The band are also performing on the following dates in November and December:



9th - Cardiff, The Moon

10th - Leeds, O2 Academy (supporting DMA’S) 

11th - Leeds, O2 Academy (supporting DMA’S) 

12th - Glasgow, Broadcast

13th - Manchester, Off The Square (SOLD OUT) 

17th - Birmingham, The Sunflower Lounge 

18th - Sheffield, Sidney & Matilda

19th - Nottingham, Rough Trade



7th - Edinburgh, Sneaky Pete’s (SOLD OUT) 

8th - Dundee, Beat Generator


Tickets for their headline shows are available here and tickets for the DMA’S dates are available here


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