Brand New Friend are picking up some helpful and influential friends including BBC Radio 1's Annie Mac, Huw Stephens and Phil Taggart, who have all given the rock band airplay during the last year.

The band hail from Castlerock in Northern Ireland and have filmed a music video for their new song, You Make Me Want To Grow Up, Sometimes, on Downhill Beach, which is better known as Dragonstone in the epic TV series Game of Thrones.

The band released their debut album, Seatbelts For Aeroplanes, last year, and performed at Reading and Leeds Festival. They won support slots with Snow Patrol, Ash, Pretty Vicious, Rat Boy and Feeder and next week come to Swindon in support of Sean McGowan.

They will again be playing with Snow Patrol at the Ward Park Show in Belfast on May 25.

The band are: Lauren Johnson, Taylor Johnson, Aaron Milligan and Luke Harris.

Brand New Friend will be making new friends at Swindon's Level 111 on Thursday, February 21 from 8pm. For more details visit