Backgammon broadens its horizon with third single Through The Back Of My Head.
Backgammon gives new life to classic rock in their own way. On their third single again their inspiration can be clearly heard: Neil Young, Tom Petty and Oasis. Through The Back Of My Head comes from the new EP Side A produced by Martijn Groeneveld (John Coffey, Dotan). The single had it’s worldwide premiere live on Dutch national radio and is featured in the Dutch Spotify New Music Friday playlist.
In 2013 Backgammon was the winner of the Dutch Student Band Festival, in 2014 they were elected Best Dutch Newcomer on Dutch national radio and in 2015 they were runner up at the famous Dutch competition ‘de Grote Prijs van Nederland’. For the last year they have toured extensively in The Netherlands, UK and Belgium and were featured on many festivals this summer. They are on an extensive tour right now with lots more concerts scheduled.
Previous singles Gun In The Yard and Oh Yeah! did very well in the Dutch Indie Chart. With peak posititions #10 and #5, and they were featured on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist. Backgammon gave live performances on Dutch national radio, as well as a Sofar Sounds session for Youtube.
Through The Back Of My Head is released under new TCBYML sub-label BERT, dedicated to young musical talent. BERT was launched this august and was created especially for Dutch artists and bands. BERT is exciting, challenging, new, enterprising, a feeling, a friend, full of idealism, adventurous and honest.