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Niki & The Dove Debut album – Instinct Released 14th May Mercury Records & UK Tour

Niki & The Dove, Sweden’s finest pro-pop musical duo, have announced the title and release date of their much-anticipated debut long player, ‘Instinct’. Out on 14th May in the UK, it features the critically-acclaimed singles ‘The Fox’ and ‘DJ, Ease My Mind’.

 

‘Instincts’ is set to be a landmark album. It’s a musical world of the bands’ own making. Spellbinding, it shows a band in complete control. Thrilling synth surges meet pop hooks, each track packed full of emotional weight. It’s a heavyweight pop record, one with a pure vision made up of very individual elements to create something wholly unique.

 

Forming in Stockholm in 2010 off the back of a long friendship, Malin Dahlstrom and Gustaf Karlof have so far released increasingly essential singles and EPs full of emotion, backed up by walls of synths, pounding drums and soaring vocals.

 

Niki & The Dove started the year in style, coming in at number 5 on the prestigious BBC Sound Poll, building on the fantastic support they’ve had over the past 12 months from Radio 1 from Annie Mac, and Huw Stephens, where the band’s latest single ‘DJ, Ease My Mind’ has been added to the B list. At the same time, they’ve appeared in the NME, Guardian Guide, The Observer, Sunday Times Culture and more. In recent months they’ve sold-out Cargo and supported Hurts on their UK tour.

 

Tracklisting:

Tomorrow

The Drummer

In Our Eyes

The Gentle Roar

Mother Protect

Last Night

Somebody

Love To The Test

DJ, Ease My Mind

Winterheart

The Fox

Under The Bridges

 

Niki & the Dove have just announced their most extensive UK headline show so far.

April

Fri         27           Sheffield – Bungalow & Bears

Sat        28           Reading – Oakford Social Club

 

May

 

Fri         4                Coventry – Kasbah – Groovy Garden

Sat        5               Leeds – Live at Leeds – Leeds Academy

Sun       6               London – Camden Crawl @ Koko

Wed     9               Southampton – Joiners

Thu      10              Brighton – Great Escape – NME Radar Stage @ Horatio’s

Wed    16              London – XOYO – Album launch Party

Fri         18             Liverpool – Sound City – Static Gallery

Sat        19            Glasgow – Stag & Dagger @ The Art School

Mon     21             Newcastle – Cluny

Tue       22             Birmingham – HMV Institute Temple

Wed     23             Cardiff – The Full Moon

Wed     30             Manchester – Ritz w/ Miike Snow

Thu       31             London – Brixton Academy w/ Miike Snow

 

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‘Extraordinary, unanswerable brilliance’ – Sunday Times Culture

‘Flamboyant, Bjork-influenced pop – The Independent

‘Touches of Prince, Kate Bush and Fleetwood Mac’ – NME

‘Dark, twisted pop with infectious swagger’ – Music Week