MAKE LONG-AWAITED UK LIVE RETURN THIS WEEK
GLASGOW / MANCHESTER / LONDON
THE NEW ALBUM: ‘ + -‘ OUT NOW
Listen to Satellites below
‘Danish dream-weavers gathering all the synths and power chords at their disposal to conjure a feast for the ears.’ – NME
‘Mew have always been unpredictable, and with +- they prove, once again, that it’s all for the best.’ – DIY
‘[Mew ] have become so proficient at producing affirming, soaring pop-rock’ – 405
Over six years since their last UK tour, Danish noisemeisters MEW will bring their awe-inspiring live show back to these shores this week.
Following the release of their acclaimed comeback LP, 2015’s ‘+ –‘, the ambitious alt-rock quintet will play just three intimate live shows in the UK this May. Kicking off at Glasgow ABC on Sunday 17th May, the band will subsequently make their way to Manchester Ritz (19th May) and London Roundhouse (20th May) on their whistle stop 2015 tour of the country.
With the tracks of their brand new LP ‘+ -‘ in their artillery following its release last month (27th April 2015), the cult indie band’s UK dates are their first since the ‘No More Stories Are Told Today, I’m Sorry They Washed Away // No More Stories, The World is Grey, I’m Tired, Let’s Wash Away’ tour in 2009.
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The series of dates will hold a particular significance for long time fans of the band, as original bassist Johan Wohlert rejoins Mew on stage in the UK for the first time since his departure in 2006.
Their latest effort, ‘+ -‘, is all skewed pop sensibility coupled with an ever expansive musical backdrop denotes the extremities of the band’s creative DNA and shows once more a band treading their own unique path.
Recorded in Copenhagen, produced by Michael Beinhorn and Mew with mixing duties undertaken by Rich Costey , ‘+ -‘ also features an appearance from Bloc Party guitarist Russell Lissack on ‘My Complications’ – a song he co-wrote which came to fruition having met Mew on a US tour some years ago.
Mew are: Jonas Bjerre (lead vocals), Bo Madsen (guitar), Johan Wohlert (bass) and Silas Utke Graae Jørgensen (drums).
Mew will play at the following UK dates this May:
17/05/15 Glasgow ABC
19/05/15 Manchester The Ritz
20/05/15 London Roundhouse
Available through Play It Again Sam, ‘+ -‘ is released as a 10 track CD, deluxe double CD, a double vinyl album and digitally through all normal outlets.
The full track listing for ‘+ -‘
The Night Believer
Clinging To A Bad Dream
Interview The Girls
Cross The River On Your Own}
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