Wild Beasts: Smother the UK with new LP & Tour

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With the release of their much anticipated third album Smother today, Cumbrian art-pop act Wild Beasts have  announced a full UK headline tour for November.

The 12 date tour will see the Kendal four-piece perform their biggest club shows to date including London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on November 23rd. Tickets go on general sale at 9am this Friday 13th May, with a fan pre-sale on Wednesday 11th.
Full November dates and ticket links are as follows:
Thu 10 Nov Birmingham: HMV Library – www.ticketweb.co.uk
Fri 11 Nov Oxford O2 Academy – www.alt-tickets.co.uk
Sat 12 Nov Leeds Constellations – http://www.seetickets.com/Event/CONSTELLATIONS-FESTIVAL/Leeds-University-Union/559416/?pre=constellations
Mon 14 Nov Edinburgh Liquid Rooms – www.gigsinscotland.com
Tue 15 Nov Aberdeen Lemon Tree – www.gigsinscotland.com
Wed 16 Nov Manchester Cathedral – www.alt-tickets.co.uk
Sat 19 Nov Bristol Anson Rooms – www.bristolticketshop.co.uk
Sun 20 Nov Nottingham Rescue Rooms – www.alt-tickets.co.uk
Mon 21 Nov Southampton University www.seetickets.com/ www.ticketmaster.co.uk/ www.gigantic.com
Wed 23 Nov London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire – http://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/wild-beasts-tickets?c=wildbeasts-may2011
Fri 25 Nov Cambridge Junction – http://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/wild-beasts-tickets?c=wildbeasts-may2011
Sat 26 Nov Brighton Concorde II – www.ticketweb.co.uk/ www.seetickets.com
Wild Beasts are currently on the road in the UK and play two sold out shows at London’s Wilton’s Music Hall this Wednesday and Thursday. The band are headlining the Park Stage on the Saturday night of this year’s Glastonbury and we can also announce that they will be closing the main stage at Field Day Festival in London’s Victoria Park this August 6th. Wild Beasts will also perform at many other festivals including Isle Of Wight, The Big Chill, and End Of The Road. You can catch Wild Beasts on Later With Jools Holland next Tuesday 17th and Friday 20th May. Live dates are as follows:
Mon 9 May Leicester Y Theatre SOLD OUT
Wed 11 May London Wilton’s Music Hall SOLD OUT
Thurs 12 May London Wilton’s Music Hall SOLD OUT
Fri 13 May Gloucester Guildhall
Sat 14 May Sheffield City Hall Grand Ballroom
Sat 4th June IRE Forbidden Fruit Festival Dublin
Sat 11th June Isle of Wight Festival
Sat 25th June Glastonbury Festival – Park Stage – HEADLINE
Fri 5th Aug The Big Chill Festival
Sat 6th Aug London Victoria Park – Field Day Festival – MAIN STAGE HEADLINEFri 2nd September Dorset – End of the Road Festival
Click here for the last trailer for their album, Smother:
You can watch the video for their single Albatross, out now, here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUJYqhKZrwA

Stream the entire long player here:


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