Pigeon Detectives are pleased to announce details of a new single , a new album and their first UK headline shows since selling out London’s Alexandra Palace at end of 2008. In the interim , the band took leave before recharging and have spent the past year writing and demoing in New York before recording in earnest in the Autumn of 2010,.
The entire experience has been a new one for the quintet from Leeds whose two previous albums – which have now sold in excess of half a million copies in the UK , were written and recorded on home turf and the first fruits of which will be the brand new single ‘Done In Secret’ .
Recorded at Brooklyn Recording Company with Justin Gerrish taking on production and mixing duties, the album ‘UP,GUARDS AND AT ‘EM!’’ will released on 4th April through Dance To The Radio and will be available on vinyl, CD and digitally via all usual outlets. The full tracklisting:
1. ‘She Wants Me’ 6. ‘What You Gonna Do ?’
2. ‘Lost’ 7. ‘Turn Out The Lights’
3. ‘What Can I Say?’ 8. ‘Through The Door’
4. ‘Need To Know This’ 9. ‘Go At It Completely’
5. ‘Done In Secret’ 10. ‘I Don’t Know You’
Meanwhile the band have also announced details of their first headlining UK shows of 2011 and will be airing tracks off the new album when they appear as follows:
March 28th MIDDLESBOROUGH Empire
March 29th GLASGOW O2 ABC
March 30th MANCHESTER Ritz
March 31st LIVERPOOL O2 Academy
April 2nd BIRMINGHAM HMV Institute
April 3rd OXFORD O2 Academy
April 4th NORWICH UEA
April 5th Cambridge Junction
April 6th LONDON O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
April 8th BOURNEMOUTH Old Fire Station
April 9th PORTSMOUTH Wedgewood Rooms
April 10th BRISTOL Trinity
April 11th COVENTRY Kasbah
April 12th LEEDS Metro University
Tickets are available from venue box offices, online via www.gigsandtours.com and 24hr CC hotline – 08448110051 from 9am on Friday 4th February 2011.