Following on from a high-profile support slot at The Reytons’ Album launch party in November 2021, Mansfield-based Indie rockers, The Publics, have released their first single of 2022, ‘Marathon In Heels’

Influenced by 2000s Indie powerhouses such as Catfish and the Bottlemen and Arctic Monkeys, the new five-piece line up of The Publics, combine aspects of 90s dance and current female pop artists, such as Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo, with their traditional, catchy riffs and powerful choruses. ‘Marathon In Heels’ is fuelled with themes of regret and the need for change, portrayed using soaring gang vocals and an unforgettable riff that encourages togetherness as audiences sing their hearts out and dance until their heels break!

The single was recorded at Electric-Bear Studios in the band’s hometown of Mansfield using a mixing desk previously owned by the legendary Sir Elton John. The group hope that the single can propel them into the limelight and show what Nottingham has to offer; to not only their noisy northern neighbours in Sheffield but also to the rest of the UK Indie Rock Scene.

Listen to ‘Marathon In Heels’ here now.

Upcoming Gigs:

09/04/2022 – Newcastle, Head of Steam

01/05/2022 – Nottingham, Rough Trade





Word by Sally Newman