Wednesday, 1 June 2022

Touts - Cease And Resist


  Touts ( are a trio from Derry, Northern Ireland, who's line up is Matthew Crossan (vocals/guitars), Jason Feenan (drums) and Luke McLaughlin (bass). They featured on here almost 5 years ago with a song from their Lit ep (

  They've not been the most prolific of bands since then (there was an album lined up a couple of years ago but Covid got in the way) but whenever they've released new material it's garnered favourable reviews and earned them gig appearances alongside the likes of Paul Weller, Liam Gallagher & Kasabian. They've been compared to punk greats such as The Clash, Buzzcocks and Undertones.

  Today I'm featuring one of the tracks from their very fine new ep. It's not however title track Shane McGowan's New Teeth ( Nor is it single Can't Take It Anymore (, even though they're both great songs. Instead I'd like to draw your attention to another ep highlight (just to make sure you don't overlook it). 

  This one is a bouncy and energetic political punk gem which augers well for their debut album which should be with us next year. It's called Cease And Resist...

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