The LaFontaines have announced the release date of their new album – as well as details of a headline tour which includes a visit to Edinburgh in June.
New album Junior will be out on June 14 via So Recordings and it is proceeded by brand new single All In. You can check out the video below.
Tickets for the Motherwell band’s headline tour – which includes a visit to The Caves on June 17 – will go on sale this Friday (March 15) at 10am and will be available via The LaFontaine’s website, www.thelafontaines.co.uk
Proving themselves one of the most exciting bands to emerge from Scotland in recent years, The LaFontaines deliver a unique sound that fuses the guitar swagger of Kasabian, the edgy hip-hop delivery of The Streets and the electronic-pop undertones of Twenty One Pilots to create a style that pushes the boundaries of rock.
Junior is the band’s third album and follows 2017’s Common Problem and their 2015 debut Class, which saw them hit No.1 in the Indie Breakers Chart and make the Top 10 in the Scottish chart.
Renowned for their electrifying live shows, the band have previously been on tour with Anderson Paak, Twin Atlantic and All Time Low and last year were main support to Don Broco across the UK and Europe.
Also with a number of major festivals under their belt including Reading & Leeds, Download, The Great Escape, 2000 Trees, T in the Park, Belladrum, NH7, Secret Garden Party, TRNSMT and Reeperbahn, 2019 is set to be another great year for the band with more exciting announcements to come.
UPCOMING TOUR DATES
Supporting Deaf Havana
Fri 15thMarch – University Great Hall, Cardiff
Sat 16thMarch – Pyramids, Portsmouth
Sun 17thMarch – O2 Academy, Bristol
Tue 19thMarch – Rock City, Nottingham
Wed 20thMarch – The Welly, Hull
Thurs 21stMarch – SWG3, Glasgow
Fri 22ndMarch – Unit 51, Aberdeen
Sun 24thMarch – Empire, Middlesbrough
Mon 25thMarch – Albert Hall, Manchester
Wed 27thMarch – Leadmill, Sheffield
Thurs 28thMarch – O2 Academy, Birmingham
Sat 30thMarch – Limelight 2, Belfast
Sun 31stMarch – Green Room, Dublin
UK HEADLINE TOUR
Thurs 13thJune – St Lukes Church, Glasgow
Sat 15th June – Fat Sams, Dundee
Sun 16th June – Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
Mon 17th June – Caves, Edinburgh
Tue 18thJune – O2 Institute, Birmingham
Wed 19thJune – Camden Assembly, London
Thurs 20th June – Night and Day, Manchester