Glass Animals call out British Airways for losing music equipment

Glass Animals have identified as out British Airways immediately after the band’s songs tools has been misplaced while in transit.

For over a week, the band have been with no critical music making products, major them to skip deadlines.

On June 27, frontman Dave Bailey tweeted British Airways saying: “My irreplaceable audio-generating equipment has been missing by BA for 6 days.

“I’ve experimented with each avenue. I just can’t get any data by phone or e-mail, we’ve long gone to multiple airports to get aid in particular person only to be despatched in circles for several hours.”

Considering the fact that then, Bailey has adopted up with daily tweets as the devices continue to has not been returned.

He later tweeted: “Any information on my products? It nevertheless has not moved…Really need to have to complete some music…I’ve missed a few deadlines now.”

Even with the tweets, the devices has nevertheless not been returned. ”

After this, a person replied to Bailey right on Twitter expressing they’d handed above the machines all set for it to be flown property. Having said that, the tools by no means arrived.

“Hi @British_Airways…just my day-to-day nudge to see if I can get some help with my tools that you misplaced and now refuse to guide with…?” Bailey Tweeted final week (July 30). “I can see by using the geotag that it nevertheless has not moved…9 days and counting…”

On July 3, Bailey referred to as out British Airways on Twitter once more. “Hey @British_Airways…here is just yet another reminder that my tools has nonetheless not been returned…nearly two months now…? want to help at some stage? If not, the police have agreed to escort one of our team to appear and accumulate the bag up coming week.”

To this, British Airways replied: “Hi there, the moment once again make sure you accept our apologies. We can only advising that tracing does nevertheless keep on at the minute.”

At this level, Bailey pointed out the specific who had handed about the products all set for it to be flown house.

“That is just fully wrong, a variety gentleman who is effective at the airport instructed me he observed it dependent on the map I despatched, and sent it to british airways management…it has been traced for two months! and now shipped to you! …just need you to give it back again to me!”

NME has arrived at out to reps of BA for comment.

Just lately, Glass Animals teamed up with The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. for a new version of ‘I Really do not Wanna Converse (I Just Wanna Dance)’.

The first edition of the song was introduced back in September and additional as a bonus track to Glass Animals’ 2020 album ‘Dreamland’.

“EXCEPTIONALLY excited to announce a collab w/ the a single and only Albert Hammond Jr.!!” Glass Animals’ Dave Bayley reported in a statement on Twitter. “We wrote and recorded a complete new massive exploding wig-out outro. Grew up listening to Albert’s records, and understanding his guitar components was a big element of how I discovered guitar myself.

“Anyway – a aspiration,” he extra. “Thank u so a lot albert!!”

Hammond Jr. explained of the collaboration: “I satisfied David in excess of Zoom and we spoke of espresso and Jetway. Two matters I still owe him. I was hoping we would write a track a person working day, but remaining so significantly from every other and mid-pandemic it did not feel probable. Then, out of the blue, he despatched me ‘I Do not Wanna Talk…’

“I understood just what I needed to do. I obtained some distortion and went to work. David, thanks for possessing me – to quite a few a lot more points to appear.”