Keane announce details of their new single ‘Silenced By The Night’
aaamusic | On 13, Mar 2012
Keane will release ‘Silenced By The Night’ on 30th April 2012. This is the first single to be taken from their fourth studio album ‘Strangeland’, released on 7th May 2012 through Island Records.
Keane performed the worldwide premier of the single on Monday’s Jimmy Kimmel show in Los Angeles. As a long-time supporter when he discovered the band are making their debut appearance at this year’s SXSW Festival, he immediately booked them for the first performance of the new song.
Keane at SXSW 2012:
Thurs 15th March – Cedar St
Fri 16th March – La Zona Rosa
Sat 17th March – Stubb’s
Keane recorded ‘Strangeland’ with producer Dan Grech (Radiohead, The Vaccines, Howling Bells, Lana del Rey) in the UK at Sea Fog, Ivor Novello Award winner Tim Rice-Oxley’s studio. They are calling it their most personal and honest record yet. The British multi-million selling band are now a four piece with the addition of new member bass player Jesse Quin who collaborated with Rice-Oxley on Mt. Desolation.
The band will head out on a full UK tour in May and June, full listings as follows.
UK 2012 tour dates:
Wednesday 23, Newcastle O2 Academy
Thursday 24, Glasgow O2 Academy
Friday 25, Birmingham O2 Academy
Tuesday 29, Leeds O2 Academy
Wednesday 30, Manchester O2 Apollo
Monday 04, Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall
Tuesday 05, Bristol O2 Academy
Wednesday 06, Leicester De Montfort Hall
Friday 08, London O2 Brixton Academy
Saturday 09, London O2 Brixton Academy