FULL-LENGTH DEBUT ALBUM ‘SOMEWHERE BETWEEN’
TO BE RELEASED 14TH APRIL 2017 VIA SIRE/WARNER BROS. RECORDS
LAUNCH NEW TRACK “COLD CONSCIENCE”
Buzzing South Yorkshire, UK alternative pop quartet Alvarez Kings have announced the release of their debut album ‘Somewhere Between’ on 14th April via
Sire/Warner Bros. Records.
‘Cold Conscience’ is the first track taken from the album ‘Somewhere Between’ and combines shimmering keys and an arena-ready beat with an impassioned refrain, punctuated by a sizzling guitar lead.
“I got this idea from a friend who cheated on his then-girlfriend,” explains Simon Thompson, lead singer. “The day after, it’s like you’re asking, ‘Is your conscience cold?’ I ran with that metaphor and built a story around it.”
Listen to ‘Cold Conscience’ by clicking below or HERE.
The album itself features 11 tracks, recorded famed Ocean Studios in Los Angeles with Grammy award wining producer Carlos de la Garza.
“In terms of influences, there’s all kinds of stuff in there,” says Sean Parkin (Guitar). “We’re all rock
guys, but we also love dance music. There are orchestral elements and this big synth sound we’re obsessed with. It’s everything that we are.” Producer Carlos de la Garza was a big influence on the band, helping them get to the heart of the songs, whether it’s the percussive shuffle of ‘SLEEPWALKING’ or ethereal soundscape of “Picking Up The Pieces,” the album explores relationships, separation, and love.
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN TRACKLISTING
Tell Tale Heart
Picking Up The Pieces
Run From You
Fear To Feel
Last year, the group’s Fear To Feel EP properly introduced them to U.S. audiences. Spotify featured the title track “Fear To Feel” on coveted playlists such as The Indie Mix and UltimateIndie Playlist. It garnered an impressive 40K streams in less than 12 hours and eventually rackedup more than 700K and counting. Along the way, they received features from Billboard,Huffington Post, and more.
They have also impressed audiences at Isle of Wight and O2 Wireless Festivals, in addition to show-stopping stints on the Vans Warped Tour in 2013 and 2015 and support slots with Melanie Martinez, PVRIS and Echosmith.
You can see Alvarez Kings at the following dates in Europe as well as playing three UK festivals:
3rd March – Sheffield, UK @ Outlines Festival
21st April – Munich, Germany @ Orangehouse
22nd April – Hamburg, Germany @ Molotow
23rd April – Berlin, Germany @ Comet Club
25th April – Koln, Germany @ Artheater
28th April – Wein, Austria @ Chelsea
9/10/11th June – Garryhinch Woods @ Bare In The Woods
22nd July – Sheffield, UK @ Tramlines Festival Devonshire Green Stage
Order the Cold Conscience track via the links below:
Spotify – http://smarturl.it/ak.coldconscience.sp
Apple Music – http://smarturl.it/ak.coldconscience.ami
Tunes – http://smarturl.it/ak.coldconscience
Google Play – http://smarturl.it/ak.coldconscience.gp
Alvarez Kings are:
Simon Thompson- Vocals // Guitar
Paul Thompson- Bass // Keys // B.Vocals
Sean Parkin- Guitar // B.Vocals
Richard Walker- Drums // Samples // Pads