While She Sleeps Premiere “I’ve Seen It All” Music Video

While She Sleeps have premiered a new video for their song “I’ve Seen It All.” This track is from the band’s latest album “So What?.“

The group commented:

“We’ve spent our entire lives traveling the world and absorbing experiences at a rate we really could never have dreamed of or imagined. Unbeknownst to us there has been an underlying truth to this unconventional fast track of experiencing life. That is simply we can enjoy so many of life’s pleasures and drink them all in at an incredibly fast and loud rate, traveling the world at 1000 miles an hour watching life go by in an exhilarating way.

Or we can take it in slow, staying close to home with family and friends in a calm and collective way, breathing in each day as it comes with a steady step. Your life candle can burn out in a big bright flash or it can be a slow calm burner. There really is no right way. From how we move through life we’ve learnt that there is nothing “out there” for you to attain that’s going to make you any more of an amazing person than you already are.

Whilst of course fulfilling your dreams is very important, how you are right now in this moment is absolutely perfect, and you don’t need to look out into the future to be who you really are.”

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Lawrence Taylor To Return To While She Sleeps At The End Of August

As previously reported, While She Sleeps frontman Lawrence “Loz” Taylor has been taking some time off from the band for “personal reasons.” Now, the vocalist has confirmed that he will be returning to the group at the end of this month.

Loz said the following:

“To all While She Sleeps supporters.

A quick word from me on the current situation – as you’ll have noticed I’ve had to take some time out this summer. I’m sorry to anyone that bought tickets and travelled to watch Sleeps but it was important for me to take some time off and address a few personal issues.

Thanks so much to our brothers Scott Kennedy, Griff Dickinson & everyone else who filled in over the past month & kept our shows alive.

Same goes for anyone at the gigs & for all the well wishes and support you have shown towards me and the band. Once again it proves WSS has one of the best fan bases in the world.

I’m excited to announce that I will be back on stage soon, starting with the shows in Russia at the end of August.

Thanks for your love, support & patience.

Loz x”

While She Sleeps Address The Realities Of Poor Streaming Revenue With New T-Shirt Design

While She Sleeps have released a new T-shirt design to shed light on the poor payouts musicians receive when it comes to streaming and the importance of merch sales. You can purchase the shirt from the band or download the design to print on your own shirt HERE.

While She Sleeps commented:

“This is about how you can support the music you love.

Not just our band and our music – this is aimed at every working band trying to make music and get it out there. Today, we are launching a free-to-use design to highlight the realities of being a band today.

It doesn’t matter how successful you look from the outside, the music industry is a tough place to survive.

There may be thousands of people listening & coming to shows but that doesn’t mean there are thousands in the bank. There’s also a long line of people with a straw in the glass who are going to make sure they get a drink before it gets to the artist.

There’s a big change from artists who made their mark in the days of people buying records, compared to those gaining success since streaming platforms came into power. There’s nothing negative about the latter – if anything it’s been an incredible thing for our industry & opened the doors for so many artists that probably wouldn’t have ever had a look in.

But that doesn’t mean things haven’t got to change for those artists to survive. We’re not talking about your major label radio pop stars. We are talking about the bands who believe in their message and fight to get it out there & make a positive change. This is your message too.

Dress it up any way – touring and travelling is incredibly expensive. The bigger the band gets, the more you get paid, but the more it costs to keep the machine running. In truth, (and this is from 14 years of experience working as hard as possible to make it sustainable) there haven’t been many times when we’ve sat back and been financially stable. One tour could make a profit, but the next might be tens of thousands in the negative & that’s where a lot of artists get pushed to breaking point or miss the opportunities that come their way.

The majority (76% in fact) of music in 2019 is streamed. Probably by you, definitely by us & there’s nothing bad about that.

But if bands and artists are to survive and win the battle of art vs money, we need to find new income to keep afloat. One stream on Spotify pays approximately 0.00429p to the artist, which means it takes around 5000 streams to make £20.

The same price as a normal band T-Shirt.

We’ve created this to try and shed some light on how much band merch does to support an artist. This isn’t a fashion statement, it’s here to explain in the simplest terms how important it is to support the artists you love and what’s the best way to do it.

This T-shirt isn’t just for our band, it’s for all bands & we want it to become a staple in the positive change needed in the music industry. It’s for your band as much as ours. Here’s the print file – download it, print it and let it help your band too. This message isn’t ours alone, it’s for all of us.

It’s here to show people how much of an impact buying merch has.

Support the music you love.

T-SHIRT & ARTWORK DOWNLOAD @ WHILESHESLEEPS.COM

While She Sleeps Announce European/UK Tour With Every Time I Die & Vein

While She Sleeps have announced a European/UK tour with Every Time I Die and Vein. Here’s the dates:

01/16 Paris, FRA – Cabaret Sauvage
01/17 Brussels, BEL – AB Box
01/18 Cologne, GER – Live Music Hall
01/19 Munich, GER – Backstage Werk
01/21 Solothurn, SWI – Kulturfabrik Kofmehl
01/22 Wiesbaden, GER – Kulturzentrum
01/23 Amsterdam, NET – Melkweg
01/24 London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton
01/26 Manchester, UK – Manchester Academy

While She Sleeps’ Lawrence Taylor To Miss Upcoming Shows Due To “Personal Reasons”

While She Sleeps have announced that frontman Lawrence “Loz” Taylor will be missing their upcoming European shows due to “personal reasons.” The band plan to perform with a fill-in vocalist.

The group commented:

“Due to personal reasons, unfortunately Loz will not be performing at the final few shows in Europe.

We don’t believe in canceling & we don’t believe in letting these kind of things stop us.

After tomorrow we will have a fill in vocalist for the last few shows.

We need your voice. Let’s make this happen. It takes more than a member down to stop a Sleeps show.

We are incredibly sorry but we will not let you down.

Thank you for understanding & respecting our privacy in times like these.”