The View announce new album + UK June/July tour
aaamusic | On 28, Mar 2012
The View issue their fourth album, entitled “Cheeky For A Reason” on July 2nd 2012. The album is the band’s fourth after the Mercury-nominated #1 debut ‘Hats Off To The Buskers’, the Top 10 follow-up ‘Which Bitch’ and 2011’s Top 20 ‘Bread & Circuses’, and is currently being recorded at Liverpool’s Motor Museum Studios with producer Mike Crossey (Arctic Monkeys, Razorlight, Foals).
When asked to describe the album, lead singer/guitarist Kyle Falconer said “its Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours done by The Clash”.
The new album will be released by the bands new label Cooking Vinyl on July 2nd and pre-ceded by a single on 25th June. The self penned album includes three songs written by Kyle & Kieren with writer/producer and unofficial 5th member of Kings Of Leon – Angelo Petraglia.
The Scottish quartet will preview the album’s release by embarking upon an intimate tour in June & July. The tour is their first full UK trek in over a year, having concluded 2011 with a run of dates across Scotland. The full itinerary runs as below, with a further full UK tour to follow later in the year:
9th – Inverness, Rockness
10th – Stockton, Ku Bar
12th – Leeds, Cockpit
13th – Hull, The Welly
14th – York, The Duchess
16th – Sheffield, Leadmill
17th – Liverpool, O2 Academy
18th – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
19th – Cardiff, Cardiff University
20th – Bristol, Fleece
22nd – Northampton, Roadmender
23rd – Oxford, O2 Academy 2
24th – Brighton, Concorde 2
25th – Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
26th – London, Koko
28th – Cambridge, Junction
29th – Wolverhampton, Wulfren Hall
7th – Cleethorpes, Pleasure Island
8th – Doncaster, The Dome
9th – Manchester, The Ritz
10th – Newcastle, O2 Academy 2
12th – Glasgow, O2 Academy
Tickets go on general sale from Friday 30th March 2012 and are priced at £16.50 in advance for London and Scotland and £14 in advance for all other venues.