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Los Campesinos! announce new signing

Here's what they told us...

It is our utmost pleasure to officially announce on this beautiful Monday, the joining of Kim Campesinos! as our new vocalist and keyboard player (and a whole lot more). As I'm sure most of you are aware, Kim joins the band following Aleks' departure to return to her studies. In Kim we have a more than worthy successor. We are friends from way, way back, and I hope you'll make her feel very welcome.

For the full behind the scenes coverage of her signing and exclusive interviews from LC! Stadium, see the video

Aswell as this, we can reveal details of the first single to be taken from our forthcoming album. Entitled There Are Listed Buildings, the song will be available to buy on our ever nearer October UK Tour, printed on one sided heavy-weight 7'' vinyl, with artwork by the incredibly talented Cari Ann Wayman. After the tour, limited quantities will be available in stores. More news soon.

Kim's first shows with the band, and your first opportunity to purchase the new single will be this October on our tour with Copy Haho and Sparky Deathcap. As follows:

WED 21 OCT Kasbah, Coventry 14+

THURS 22 OCT Joiners, Southampton 14+

FRI 23 OCT Phoenix, Exeter 14+ (01392 263518)

SAT 24 OCT The Gate, Cardiff 14+ (Also with Dananananaykroyd, Munch Munch and Internet Forever)

MON 26 OCT Deaf Institute, Manchester14+

TUE 27 OCT University, Newcastle 14+

WED 28 OCT Garage, London 14+

THU 29 OCT Zodiac, Oxford All Ages (Under 14s to be accompanied by an adult)

FRI 30 OCT Cockpit, Leeds14+

SAT 31 OCT King Tut's, Glasgow 18+

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