Take Palma Violets’ tips for sure-fired success: First gain a mass fan base online through all possible social media channels. Officially release your first single. Go on to win Best New Band and NME's Song of the Year for 2012 at the UK NME Awards. Too easy! The single behind this sensation was Best of Friends. In February the band released their debut album 180 featuring their hit single that kicked-off a second wave of hysteria in the UK. Zane Lowe even named it Hottest Record in the World! The garage/inde-rockers are jetting off on a huge tour around the US before appearing alongside The Rolling Stones at British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park. Then on to Byron Bay for Splendour In The Grass!