Just Watch: Maximo Park – Get High (No I Don’t)

Maximo Park

Words: Nick Bewes

I’ve been playing Maximo Park’s music on the radio for over a decade and the new material is as good as anything they have done in that time. The second single from new album Risk to Exist is called Get High (No I Don’t). The press release says the new album is a collection of ‘irresistible pop songs about anger, hope, resistance and, above all, empathy’, and that the sound has progressed and it certainly has without losing what made the band what they are. Singer Paul Smith says ‘The song is about resistance in the face of repetition and coercion’ which comes across in the track, but more so when you see the video which is a definite break for them. Can’t wait to hear the album now.


Fri 5th May Birmingham O2 Institute 1
Sat 6th May        Newcastle O2 Academy
Mon 8th May               Aberdeen Lemon Tree
Tue 9th May            Glasgow O2 ABC
Wed 10th May            Sheffield Leadmill
Fri 12th May                London Royal Festival Hall
Sat 13th May             Bexhill De La Warr Pavillion
Mon 15th May              Cambridge, Junction
Tue 16th May               Cardiff Tramshed
Wed 17th May              Falmouth Princess Pavillion
Fri 19th May                 Manchester Albert Hall

Watch the video for Get High (No I Don’t) here:


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