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BAND OF SKULLS announce new album ‘Sweet Sour’

| On 15, Nov 2011

Band of Skulls have announced details of the release of their new album. ‘Sweet Sour’ will be released through Electric Blues Recordings on Monday February 20th 2012.

The 10-track album was recorded at Rockfield studios in Wales with producer Ian Davenport and mixed in Los Angeles byNick Launay (Nick CavePILYeah Yeah Yeahs). It follows their critically acclaimed debut, ‘Baby Darling Doll Faced Honey’, which was released in September 2009.

The album is preceded by a single, ‘The Devil Takes Care of His Own’, which will be released on 4th December 2011. The single is currently available on iTunes here

A rather unique kung-fu themed video has also been produced to accompany the single. The video can be viewed here

1.  Sweet Sour
2.  Bruises
3. Lay My Head Down
4.  The Devil Takes Care of His Own
5. Wanderluster
6.  You’re Not Pretty But You’ve Got It Goin’ On
7.  Navigate
8.  Hometowns
9.  Lies
10. Close To Nowhere

Having sold-out the HMV Forum in October 2010 and more recently played a show at London’s Heaven in October, which also sold out within minutes of going on sale, the band are set to head out on both their own U.K. headline tour and as main support on The Black Keys tour in early 2012.

The full list of forthcoming shows is as follows:

3rd             Nottingham                Capital FM Arena *
4th            Edinburgh                Corn Exchange *
6th            Manchester                Apollo *
7th            Manchester                Apollo *
9th            London                    Alexandra Palace *
10th            London                    Alexandra Palace *
17th            Darlington                Inside Out
18th            Leeds                    University
19th            Stoke                    Sugarmill
21st            Glasgow                Arches
22nd            Aberdeen                Lemon Tree
23rd            Inverness                Ironworks
25th            Belfast                    Limelight
26th            Dublin                    Academy
27th            Leicester                Academy
29th            Norwich                Waterfront

1st            Oxford                    Academy
2nd            Wolverhampton            Wulfrun Hall
4th            Exeter                    Phoenix
5th            Brighton                Concorde

* with The Black Keys