COURTEENERS ANNOUNCE UK TOUR FOR FEBRUARY & MARCH 2013

COURTEENERS ANNOUNCE UK TOUR FOR FEBRUARY & MARCH 2013

NEW SINGLE ‘LOSE CONTROL’ RELEASED ON 28TH JANUARY TAKEN FROM THEIR THIRD ALBUM ‘ANNA’ ON 4TH FEBRUARY

 

Courteeners have announced an 18-date UK tour for February and March 2013, which will be their biggest UK tour yet culminating with a headline show at O2 Academy Brixton on Saturday 16th March.

 

Last month, the band announced that they will release their new album ‘ANNA’ on 4th February which will be preceded by new single ‘Lose Control’ on 28th January, both released through V2. Zane Lowe last night gave fans the first exclusive listen to ‘Lose Control’ which can be downloaded now from – bit.ly/CourteenersLoseControl.

 

‘Lose Control’ opens with an addictive hook followed by Liam’s distinctive vocals which then catapult into a huge chorus of drums and melody. It the perfect introduction to the new sound of the band’s third album.

 

It has been two years since Courteeners last album ‘Falcon’, which charted at #6 and followed the bands #4 debut album ‘St. Jude’. The band recorded and produced the album in Manchester at 80 Hertz Studios with producer Joe Cross (Hurts) and last Friday, performed new tracks from the album at a sold out homecoming show at the 17,000 capacity Manchester Arena.

 

Courteeners will be performing as part of XFM’s Winter Wonderland at O2 Academy Brixton on 17th December. Full February and March tour dates are as follows –

 

February:

Thu 21st Nottingham Rock City

Fri 22nd Leeds O2 Academy

Sat 23rd Birmingham O2 Academy

Mon 25th Liverpool O2 Academy

Tue 26th Dundee Fat Sams

Thu 28th Inverness Ironworks

 

March:

Fri 1st Glasgow O2 Academy

Sat 2nd Edinburgh Picture House

Mon 4th Portsmouth Pyramids Centre

Tue 5th Cambridge Junction

Thu 7th Bristol O2 Academy

Fri 8th Blackpool Empress Ballroom

Sat 9th Oxford O2 Academy

Mon 11th Leicester O2 Academy

Tue 12th Cardiff University Solus

Thu 14th Newcastle O2 Academy

Fri 15th Sheffield O2 Academy

Sat 16th London O2 Academy Brixton

 

Tickets go on sale on Friday 14th December at 9am from www.gigsandtours.com.

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