Hot Chip Announce headline UK tour for October with special guests Django Django and Disclosure

Hot Chip Announce headline UK tour for October with special guests Django Django and Disclosure

New album, In Our Heads, out now

Fresh off the back of a sold out UK tour, a Sonar appearance and a Lovebox festival headline, Hot Chip can announce a full UK tour for October 2012. The band will headline shows across the country culminating in a date at London’s O2 Brixton Academy on Friday 19th October. Support comes from Disclosure(Norwich, Leeds, Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester) and Django Django (Bristol, Southampton and London). Full UK and Irish dates are as follows, with newly announced shows in bold:

FRI 27 JULY –DORSET, UK – CAMP BESTIVAL

SUN 2 SEPT –STRADBALLY, IRELAND – ELECTRIC PICNIC

THU 6 SEPT –ISLE OF WIGHT, UK – BESTIVAL

 

OCTOBER                

MON   8 OCT -NORWICH,   UEA with Disclosure

TUE      9 OCT -LEEDS, O2 ACADEMY with Disclosure  

THU      11 OCT -BIRMINGHAM, O2 ACADEMY with Disclosure

FRI       12 OCT -GLASGOW, O2 ARC with Disclosure

SAT      13 OCT -MANCHESTER, ACADEMY with Disclosure     

MON     15 OCT -BRISTOL, O2 ACADEMY           with Django Django

TUE      16 OCT -SOUTHAMPTON, GUILDHALL with Django Django

FRI       19 OCT -LONDON, O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY with Django Django

In Our Heads, the critically acclaimed top 15 album from Hot Chip,is out now.Recorded in London and produced by the band with Mark Ralph, In Our Heads is the band’s follow up to 2010’s intoxicating One Life Stand and their first LP for Domino. In Our Heads is available in a selection of formats, including a limited double vinyl set that comes with an exclusive one-sided 7” featuring Doctor, a track recorded with Neil Michael Hagerty of Royal Trux and Steel Harmony (who were behind the incredible steel band version of Joy Division’s Transmission). The cover for the 7” features exclusive artwork by the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller. Click HERE to order In Our Heads.

Click HERE to watch the Peter Serafinowicz-directed video for Night And Day, the first single from In Our Heads. The video features appearances from Terence Stamp, Reggie Watts, Lara Stone and Hot Chip.

 

HOT CHIP – IN OUR HEADS – UK PRESS QUOTES:

"Five albums along and Hot Chip continue to outdo themselves, not to mention most of their peers."– Q (4*)

"A steady pleasure from the start to finish"– MOJO (4*)

"In Our Heads finds Hot Chip back on tremendous form […] There’s no shortage of sublime moments"– Uncut (8/10)

"Increasingly…one of the great British pop groups"- Observer

"Electronica pioneers, dancefloor fillers"- Music Week

"Fun, infectious and entertaining"– Loud and Quiet (8/10)

“Rather excellent." –Time Out

“Itchily infectious” –Independent i

“A distillation of what’s best about Hot Chip – this album is a joy.” –The Sun (5*)

“Hot Chip have steadily stepped up their game.” – The Mirror (4*)

“A distinctive and hugely appealing approach to modern pop music.”–The Guardian (4*)

“Thank God, then, for Hot Chip.” – The Times (4*)

 

 

For more information:

www.hotchip.co.ukwww.dominorecordco.com

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