The Cribs Announce Album Details And UK live dates

The Cribs Announce Album Details And UK live dates

Cribs_live_4aWakefield, London and Portland converge as one with news that The Cribs are set to release their fifth album in May.



The_Cribs_2012_promo_1aEntitled ‘In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull’, the album marks a return to their classic three-piece status and heralds another chapter in the upwards trajectory of the Jarman brothers. 

Recorded in upstate New York courtesy of David Fridmann’s Tarbox Road studio with Fridmann at the controls, a short self  produced  session at London’s Abbey Road and a few days  in Chicago with producer Steve Albini at his EAR studio, the band have certainly clocked up the miles recording this hotly anticipated follow up to 2009’s Top Ten album ‘Ignore The Ignorant’.

‘In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull’ is released on 7th May through Wichita Recordings, the full track listing is

1.   Glitters Like Gold                                                          8.  Pure O

2.   Come On Be A No-One                                               9.  Back To The Bolthole

3.   Jaded Youth                                                                   10. I Should Have Helped

4.   Anna                                                                                11. Stalagmites

5.   Confident Men                                                              12. Like A Gift Giver

6.   Uptight                                                                            13. Butterflies

7.   Chi-Town                                                                        14. Arena Rock Encore With Full Cast

Having announced a short burst of live dates late last year which sold out in minutes The Cribs tie in  further dates to coincide with the release of ‘In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull’ as follows:


7th          Nottingham          Rock City                              0845 413 4444

8th          London                  The Troxy                             0207 403 3331

9th          Bristol                     O2 Academy                            0844 477 2000                                                           

11th        Glasgow                 Barrowlands                         0844 499 9990

12th        Manchester           Academy                              0161 832 1111

13th        Eastbourne           Winter Gardens                    01323 412 0000


Tickets will go on sale Friday 17th February 2012 at 9am from all usual outlets priced at £18 except London which is  £20

The Cribs will also be playing shows in North America with a tour scheduled for April. Details soon With Guitars hope.

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