August 13, 2022

To commemorate the discharge of Sunflower Bean’s third full-length album, Headful of Sugar, we challenged the group to a sport of Battle of the Bandmates.

Because the trio just lately advised Consequence, the LP got here collectively after the band reunited following a pandemic-induced separation — the primary time they’d spent such a protracted stretch aside since their formation. Which is to say that since coming collectively almost a decade in the past, the trio of Julia Cumming, Olive Faber, and Nick Kivlen have hardly ever been quite a lot of ft from one another.

They’re often known as a relentless touring act, spending nearly all of any given yr on the highway or no less than enjoying throughout their New York Metropolis hometown. Headful of Sugar was principally written and recorded whereas they had been staying at a good friend’s home upstate over a six-month interval. With one world illness because the exception, it’s nearly as in the event that they’ve been round one another nonstop since they had been youngsters.

So that you’d suppose a bunch of individuals spending that a lot time collectively for that lengthy would know one another fairly properly — the query is simply how properly. We aimed to seek out out by sitting Sunflower Bean down for a sport of Battle of the Bandmates. Difficult them with questions on their bandmates’ musical tastes, emoji preferences, and dream gigs, Consequence put Sunflower Bean’s data of Sunflower Bean to the final word take a look at.

See how properly they did by watching the video above. It’s also possible to revisit our video interview with Sunflower Bean, by which they focus on how Headful of Sugar got here collectively as “a Zillenial playlist” of types.

Stream Headful of Sugar beneath.

Hassle viewing the interview within the participant above? Watch on YouTube.

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