Today's roundup includes Morrissey, Wolfmother, Girls,Bon Iver, Collections of Colonies Bees, The Dead Weather, Mumford & Sons.
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Morrissey has requested that fans don't buy any of the forthcoming box set reissues from his back catalogue.The former Smiths singer claimed in a statement issued to fan site True-to-you.net, which he often communicates through, that he wouldn't receive any money from the reissues, released on November 2, and that he was not asked for approval for their release. The Morrissey reissues will see singles and B-sides re-packaged as new seven-inch vinyl releases.
Nov 05, 2009 18:00 at Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, London
Nov 05, 2009 18:30 at Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, London
Nov 07, 2009 19:30 at Liverpool Echo Arena, Liverpool
Wolfmother have unveiled the full tracklisting for their second album, 'Cosmic Egg'. The record, which marks the band's first new studio effort since the departure of Chris Ross and Myles Heskett last year, is released on October 12. In a statement, Wolfmother frontman Andrew Stockdale said: "It's been a long road back.'Cosmic Egg' is, in short, the sound of the Wolfmother world being rethunk and cracked wide open." Ross and Heskett have been replace by Dave Atkins, Aidan Nemeth and Ian Peres. Wolfmother will play a special one-off show at the Lexington in London tomorrow (August 12).
'Cosmic Egg' tracklisting:
'New Moon Rising'
'In The Morning'
'In The Castle'
'Violence Of The Sun'
Girls (Christopher Owens and Chet JR White) forthcoming second single âLust For Lifeâ is 2 minutes 23 seconds of gloriously melodic, frazzled West Coast pop - described by the band as "honest, loose, ethereal, obnoxious and perfect". Taken from their forthcoming debut album 'Album' released on 28th September via Fantasytrashcan/Turnstile in the UK, and Matador/True Panther in the US; 'Lust For Life' precedes the album on the 7th September. 'Album' was recorded in a variety of bedrooms and rehearsal rooms across their adopted hometown of San Francisco, and produced by JR.
Chris and JR tour the UK this Autumn...
21 - London, Lexington
09 - Nottingham, Bodega Social Club
10 - Liverpool, Korova
11 - Manchester, Night & Day
13 - Glasgow, Captain's Rest
14 - Edinburgh, Sneaky Pete's
15 - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
16 - Bristol, The Cooler
17 - Birmingham, Academy 3
19 - Brighton, The Albert
20 - London, Hoxton Bar & Kitchen
21 - Tunbridge Wells, Forum
23 - Cardiff, SWN Festival
Volcano Choir's Unmap will be released on September 22nd on Jagjaguwar. The first single, "Island, IS" is centrally constructed around the multi-layered loops and microsecond cuts by guitarist Chris Roseanu. Justin, responsible for all of Volcano Choir's vocals, crafted consonant harmonies. Not initially concerned with lyrics, the words that came from the sounds were secondary, but ended up a tremendously meaningful stream-of-consciousness.
Unmap will be released by Jagjaguwar on September 22nd (21st in the UK), worldwide.
The Dead Weather
The Dead Weather have announced details of a full UK tour this autumn. The dates come hot on the heels of the release of their highly acclaimed debut album âHorehoundâ on Third Man/Columbia Records and the handful of explosive sold-out & secret shows that they played earlier this summer.
THE DEAD WEATHER : UK TOUR DATES
Monday 19th October - Manchester Academy 0161 832 1111
Wednesday 21st October - Newcastle 02 Academy 0844 477 2000
Thursday 22nd October - Edinburgh Picture House 0844 847 2487
Friday 23rd October - Leeds 02 Academy 0844 477 2000
Sunday 25th October - Bristol 02 Academy 0844 477 2000
Monday 26th October - Birmingham 02 Academy 0844 477 2000
Thursday 29th October - London 02 Brixton Academy
Mumford & Sons
Following three limited edition 10" EPs through Chess Club Recordings, Mumford & Sons are pleased to announce details of their eagerly anticipated debut album, and a special live event to premiere their new video. The debut album, âSigh No Moreâ, will be released through Gentlemen Of The Road/Island Records on the 5th October. The album was produced by Markus Dravs (Arcade Fire, Bjork) at Eastcote Studios in London during the Spring.
Mumford & Sons will head out on a full UK tour throughout September and October to coincide with the releases: Tickets are on sale now from www.wegottickets.com for Â£8.
24th August @ London, The
Borderline (Little Lion Man Video Premiere + Live Performance)
12th September @ Glasgow,
13th September @ Nottingham,
14th September @ Manchester,
15th September @ Bristol,
16th September @ London,
Scala (SOLD OUT)
18th September @ Aberdeen,
19th September @ Inverness,
21st September @ Newcastle,
22nd September @ Hull,
23rd September @ Leeds,
24th September @ Sheffield,
29th September @ Birmingham,
30th September @ Oxford,
2nd October @ Norwich, Arts
3rd October @ Tunbridge
4th October @ Cambridge,
6th October @ Brighton,
7th October @ Bath, Moles
8th October @ Southampton,
11th October @ Northampton,
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