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News round up - w/e 29 Oct 2011

Originally available as a free download in the lead-up to the release of their third album Money And Celebrity, 'It's A Party' will be given the full single treatment by The Subways. Out on November 21st, the Stephen Street-produced effort will be accompanied by two versions of an Adrian Bushby remix (full and instrumental) and a bonus track 'Psycho Collective'. Check out the original video for 'It's A Party', released back in July, below:


David Lyre's new single 'Hidden Ground' is out now. To celebrate, he's giving away a free download of his cover of Rihanna’s 'We Found Love' which you can get from here.

David will also be playing the following UK dates:

30th - Gloucester Guildhall w/ Young Knives

5th – London, The Nest
15th – Manchester, Deaf Institute
29th – London, Heaven w/ The Jezebels


To Kill A King has just unleashed the video for their track 'My Crooked Saint', the lead track from the EP of the same name, out now on Virgin Records.


Funeral For A Friend are currently headlining a tour across the UK and the band have just unveiled a special in-studio version of their track ‘Spinning Over The Island’

The band will also be releasing their recent critically acclaimed album Welcome Home Armageddon on vinyl on 7th November with an extra new CD EP release See You All In Hell included, which will also be available as a standalone release.


The Finger return with a brand new single titled 'In A Fragment Of Time'. The single, which is taken from their forthcoming debut album, will be available on all major digital stores from October 30th and is once again self released. Check out the track here:


Kidda has released the video for lead single ‘The Whistler’, taken from his album Hotel Radio which is out now on Skint Records.


Ólöf Arnalds has just announced a second date at St. Pancras Old Church on Friday 25th November. Support on both dates (24th & 25th) from Snorri Helgasson. Tickets are available from here.

Her new mini-album of cover versions Ólöf Sings is out on One Little Indian, 7th November. A bundle of four further songs plus the 'Surrender' video will be made available on the same day via digital platforms. (The CD version of Ólöf Sings includes a download code to access these extra tracks and video)


Ship ahoy! Finally something on the horizon you can hold dear. If you're lost in a murky sea, where songwriters parade Americana as the 'new-folk', Crowns are here to throw you a lifeline with the release of their new single ‘Kissing Gates’ on November 14th. They are also about to set sail with King Blues on their UK tour.

To celebrate both of these events the band have made the track ‘Whose Pint’s Whose’ available on a free download.

Tour dates:
2nd November – Roundhouse - London
3rd November – O2 Academy 2 - Birmingham
4th November – Academy 2 – Manchester
5th November – The Arches – Glasgow
7th November – Waterfront – Norwich
8th November – Lemon Grove – Exeter


We Were Promised Jetpacks have announced the next single to be taken from their excellent second album In The Pit Of The Stomach. 'Human Error' is out on December 5th as a double A-side with non-album track 'Ink Slowly Dries' and will be available digitally and 7" through FatCat Records. Have a listen below:

Tickets are still available for their December UK tour with full details as follows:

03-DEC Sat NEWCASTLE, Cluny 2
04-DEC Sun BIRMINGHAM, Hare & Hounds
05-DEC Mon NORWICH, Arts Centre
07-DEC Wed BRISTOL, The Cooler
08-DEC Thu DUBLIN, Whelan's
09-DEC Fri LIVERPOOL, Masque Theatre


'Anticipate' will be the next single released by Skream, set for release on November 14th complete with remixes from Netsky and Cassius. You can have a listen to the original version of the track, which features the guest vocals of Sam Frank, below:


Following the release of their debut at the end of August, Theme Park have announced the follow-up single. 'Milk' is out on December 5th through Luv Luv Luv Records and is backed by a remix from frYars. Have a listen below:


Fresh from their UK support tour with Dry the River and shows with Everything Everything, Worship are set to release self produced ‘House of Glass’ through Killing Moon Records. The single will be available in digital format here and on a limited run of 300 vinyl in select London indie stores. The band are set to play a single launch show at St Pancras Old Church on the 1st December. Watch the video right here:


Wolfette has announced a new track for release on 5 December. You can preview 'Trophy Girl' here:

... and catch her live in London on the following dates:

Tuesday 8th November at Notting Hill Arts Club
Thursday 24th at AAA, Kensington


Halfway to New York's debut single 'Out Of Time' is out on Nov 14. The song is written by the band and was mixed by Grammy Winner Simon Gogerly - who has worked with U2. The group are currently on a UK tour after selling out Cargo last month. They were also handpicked by Live Nation for first installment of new project “Live Connection”, which handpicks the best unsigned acts in the UK each month to record a session at an O2 Academy venue. Check out the video below.


Fanzine unveil their video for debut single ‘Roman Holiday’. Set for release as a double A-side 7” along with ‘My Stupid Brain’, the single will be out on Fat Possum on November 22nd.

The band will be touring extensively in the coming weeks, supporting Veronica Falls, Yuck and Unknown Mortal Orchestra. They’ll also be celebrating the release of their single with a headline show at the Shacklewell Arms on November 10th.

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