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Grammatics head out with Bloc Party

Following tours with Rolo Tomassi, Maximo Park and performances at Reading and Leeds Festival, Grammatics return with a brand new single ‘Double Negative.’ Recorded over the summer and not featuring on the band’s debut LP, Double Negative is a twisted fairground ride of a tune, with machine guns drums and spiraling guitars, a typical Grammatics; full of eloquent angst and melodrama, it comes accompanied by the a cello led cover of The Good Life’s Notes In His Pockets. The single is released on October 26th on 7” and is available digitally now.

Out earlier this year, the bands debut album has already been hailed as one of 2009's great arrivals, and recently finished runner-up in Drowned in Sound’s alternative Mercury award – the Neptune Music Prize. Grammatics have been personally invited to play main support on Bloc Party’s 23 date ‘Bloctober’ tour, kicking off on 2nd October.

Remixes of Murderer and Dilemma will be available for free download from throughout the tour.

Live Dates

2nd October - Empress Ballroom, Blackpool, UK (w/ Bloc Party)
3rd October - Picture House, Edinburgh, UK (w/ Bloc Party)
4th October - Iron Works, Inverness (w/ Bloc Party)
6th October - Music Hall, Aberdeen (w/ Bloc Party)
7th October - Alhambra, Dunfermline (w/ Bloc Party)
8th October - City Hall, Hull (w/ Bloc Party)
10th October - Academy, Sheffield (w/ Bloc Party)
11th October - Academy, Leeds (w/ Bloc Party)
12th October - Engine Shed, Lincoln (w/ Bloc Party)
14th October - Victoria Hall, Stoke (w/ Bloc Party)
15th October - Academy, Birmingham (w/ Bloc Party)
16th October - Centre, Newport (w/ Bloc Party)
18th October - Arena, Llandudno (w/ Bloc Party)
19th October - University, Liverpool (w/ Bloc Party)
20th October - Academy, Bristol (w/ Bloc Party)
22nd October - Hall For Cornwall, Truro (w/ Bloc Party)
23rd October - Pavilion, Plymouth (w/ Bloc Party)
24th October - Centre, Brighton (w/ Bloc Party)
26th October - Cliffs Pavilion, Southend (w/ Bloc Party)
27th October - Corn Exchange, Cambridge (w/ Bloc Party)
28th October - Rock City, Nottingham (w/ Bloc Party)
30th October - Rivermead, Reading (w/ Bloc Party)
31st October - BIC, Bournemouth (w/ Bloc Party)

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