UPDATE: As of 8 February 2017, ‘Substitute’, the latest single from Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles, has spent 3 weeks on Virgin Radio UK playlist and is entering its 4th week on the BBC Radio Wales playlist. Visit our YouTube channel for a look at the video themed to wild west meets North Wales!
The response to ‘Substitute’, the latest single by Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles has been phenomenal in the lead up to the official 27 January 2017 release date. Virgin Radio UK has playlisted the single for the second week in a row, and BBC Radio Wales, following plays by Adam Walton on BBC Introducing, has also added the single to their weekday playlist.
We’re overwhelmed the sheer volume of airplay. To date, the song has been heard on Jim Gellatly’s show on Amazing Radio, Angie Moore’s #theindies on RKC International, Stephen & Anne on EGH Radio Rocks, Peter Hatton’s The Big Fat Indie Show on Northern Quarter Radio, Geoff Hobbs’ Sine FM Breakfast Show, Sine FM Simon Says, Jenny Betts’ Unsigned & Rewind on Sine FM, Reform Radio, Chris Roberts of Môn FM, The Mike Cast on Somer Valley FM, 365 Radio Network (USA), Open the Door (USA), Control Radio UK, Adam Jeffery at Coast & Country Radio, Katie G at Radio Saltire, Colin Spencer at Radio Wey, Discovery 2, The Spread with Kevin Mann, Fuse FM with Sophie Nebesniak, Voice FM, Peter Antony of Q-BURN London, Indie Rage (USA)…
Thanks to everyone who has supported the track so far. It means the world to us. If we missed you in the above list, please give us a shout! More radio play, interviews, and live sessions coming up including a 31st January in studio performance and afternoon chat with Eleri Siôn of BBC Radio Wales.
Special thanks to Horizons/BBC Launchpad whose new music fund enabled us to accelerate production and release of this new track.