In December 2011 a reprised version of Stereo Kids was released receiving high rotation commercial airplay peaking at no. 8 on 5FM’s Top 40 Chart during. In March 2012 they opened for UK indie-rock band Two Door Cinema Club at a secret location in Cape Town. The secret: an abandoned old cement factory in the middle of one of the city’s largest township. 3000 people were bussed to the show. Not a secret: it was a pretty badass gig.
In May 2012, The Plastics headed into Dreamspace Recording Studios to record their sophomore album, PYRAMID. The album was produced by Shai Caleb Hirschon. During this time, they also released a music video for Stereo Kids, which reached no. 1 on the MK Top 10 Music Video Chart.
In September, the second single, from the album PYRAMID, Best Pretenders was playlisted on radio stations nationwide. Best Pretenders peaked at nr. 8 on the 5FM Top 40 in December 2012 (That’s two top 10’s in a row, but hey – who’s counting?). During October, The Plastics celebrated the release of PYRAMID with a nationwide tour to many a Plastics-hungry fan and much critical acclaim.