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British indie rock favourites Bombay Bicycle Club have announced details of their fifth album and a 13-date UK and Ireland headline tour which immediately follows its release in Janaury 2020.
Everything Else Has Gone Wrong will be released on the 17 January through Caroline International/Island Records. It is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the band’s No.1-charting, Mercury Music Prize-nominated fourth album, So Long, See You Tomorrow, released back in 2014.
The new album was largely recorded out in the US alongside Grammy Award winning producer John Congleton (St. Vincent/Sharon Van Etten/War on Drugs). It features the band’s euphoric new single, Eat, Sleep, Wake (Nothing But You). The video was directed by Louis Bhose, the band’s old touring keyboardist who has quickly become the go-to director for countless artists in recent years (Michael Kiwanuka & Tom Misch, Lewis Capaldi, Loyle Carner). It was shot out in Ukraine.
About the record’s title, the band said: “This is an album for anyone who’s ever turned to music in a time of crisis, whether personal or political. It’s about the solace one can get from listening to music or playing music when everything else has gone wrong. It’s about finding kernels of hope and renewal in dire situations.”
To coincide with the new album’s announcement, Bombay Bicycle Club are also excited to share a 13-date UK and Ireland headline tour which immediately follows its release. Support comes from The Big Moon and Liz Lawrence.
“Playing together again is such an unexpected surprise for the four of us and yet from the first moment we started rehearsing it felt as natural as if we’d played a show the night before. We feel a freshness playing live and in the studio that I think can only come from having taken a step back and now we just want to play these new songs to as many people in as many countries as we can.”
Bombay Bicycle Club Live:
Everything Else Has Gone Wrong Tour 2020 NEW DATES
20th January – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
21st January – Academy, Bournemouth
23rd January – De Montfort Hall, Leicester
24th January – University SU Great Hall, Cardiff
25th January – Academy, Leeds
27th January – Academy, Newcastle
28th January – Barrowland, Glasgow
31st January – Academy, Birmingham
1st February – The Centre, Brighton
3rd February – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
7th February – Alexandra Palace, London
10th February – Vicar Street, Dublin
12th February – Ulster Hall, Belfast