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28 JULY 2023 (TORONTO,ON) — After piling up hundreds of millions of streams and captivating audiences worldwide, buzzing German indie rock outfit Giant Rooks uncover an uplifting new single entitled “Somebody Like You” via Republic Records/Universal Music Canada.


Stream “Somebody Like You” HERE.


On the song the band said:


“We wrote 'Somebody Like You' in just a few hours in our rehearsal room,

playing and writing together as a band releases a special energy and we tried to capture that feeling on the record.


Lyrically we wanted to explore a vignette form of songwriting, telling different stories of different characters in each verse.


Something we‘ve never done before.”


On the track, bright guitars coast over a hypnotic beat punctuated by celestial chimes. The hook takes flight to the heavens with an undeniable and unshakable confession, “I let my guard down for the moment. Wherever you go, I’ll be going too. I’ve been waiting for somebody like you.” It stands out as another skyscraping arena-ready anthem.


Stay tuned for the premiere a high-energy music video to accompany the track.


It also lands in the wake of the fan favorite “Bedroom Exile.” Thus far, it has amassed over 5.3 million Spotify streams and counting.


Throughout the summer, Giant Rooks will embark on a high-profile global festival run. Touching down on multiple continents. The boys grace the bills of marquee festivals, including Lollapalooza Chicago, Corona Capital Mexico, Reading & Leeds Festivals UK  and Pukkelpop Belgium.


Next up, they will join Louis Tomlinson on his headline tour across North America as direct support kicking off on July 18th at Nashville, TN’s Ascend Amphitheater and making stops at Forest Hills Stadium in NY on July 29th. In addition, they will perform on their own headline run at select dates across the country in between support dates. See full tour dates below and at



Giant Rooks Tour

July 18th                       Nashville, TN                           Ascend Amphitheater

July 19th                       Charlotte, NC                           Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre

July 21st                       Raleigh, NC                             Red Hat Amphitheater

July 22nd                      Columbia, MD                          Merriweather Post Pavilion

July 24th                       Boston, MA                              MGM Music Hall at Fenway

July 25th                       Boston, MA                              MGM Music Hall at Fenway

July 26th                       Boston, MA                              Paradise

July 27th                       Philadelphia, PA                      TD Pavilion at the Mann

July 28th                       Asbury Park, NJ                       Stone Pony Stage

July 29th                       Forest Hills, NY                        Forest Hills Stadium

July 30th                       Montreal, QC                           Corona Theatre

August 1st                    Toronto, ON                             Danforth Music Hall

August 2nd                    Detroit, MI                                The Shelter

August 4th                    Chicago, IL                              Lollapalooza

August 9th                    Chorzow, Poland                     Fest Festival

August 12th                  Zofingen, Switzerland              Heitere Open Air

August 13th                  Eschwege, Germany               Open Flair Festival

August 14th                  Budapest Hungary                   Sziget Festival

August 18th                  Hamberg, Germany                 MS Dockville

August 18-20th             Großpösna, Germany              Highfield Festival

August 20th                  Hasselt, Belgium                      Pukkelpop Festival

August 25th                  Leeds, United Kingdom            Leeds Festival

August 27th                  Reading, United Kingdom        Reading Festival

August 31st                  Potsdam, Germany                  Open Air

September 2nd             Maastricht                                Bruis Festival

September 3rd              Munchen, Germany                 Superbloom Festival

November 18th             Mexico City, Mexico                 Corona Capital Festival



Bubbling out of Germany, Giant Rooks are taking the indie game by storm. Founded in 2015, the outfit consists of Frederik Rabe (vocals), Finn Schwieters (guitar), Luca Göttner (bass), Jonathan Wischniowski (keyboard), and Finn Thomas (drums). Since, the band has garnered hundreds and millions of views across breakout hits such as “Wild Stare” and “Tom’s Diner,” which also selling out shows across Germany, North America, and Europe. Their 2020 debut album, Rookery,  has collected more than 200 million total streams to date, while it also peaked at #3 on the German Albums Chart. In 2022, Giant Rooks scored their biggest song to date with “Tom’s Diner,” in collaboration with AnnenMayKantereit. In addition to picking-up over 250 million streams, it landed in the Spotify Top 200 in 30 markets, peaking at #37 on the Spotify Global Chart and #83 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.  With much more music on the horizon, Giant Rooks continue to prove indispensable to not only the German music scene, but Indie at large. 



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