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Sea Power announce ‘Do You Like Rock Tunes?’ 15th anniversary British isles tour

Sea Power have declared a collection of Uk tour dates to rejoice the 15th anniversary of ‘Do You Like Rock New music?’. Uncover ticket information below.

The Brighton band announced the information on Instagram earlier now (October 16), confirming that they will be hitting the street for a series of reside shows in 2024.

Kicking off in February, the tour will comprise of 6 shows across the Uk and run through the thirty day period. This will start with an opening evening at Manchester’s Albert Hall venue on February 9, and carry on the following day with a halt at Birmingham’s Town Hall.

From there, a date in Glasgow is set for February 11, adopted by a cease at Sheffield’s historic Leadmill venue two times afterwards and a gig in Bristol later that week (February 15). The tour will wrap up on February 16 with a exhibit at the Islington Assembly Corridor in London.

As introduced in the Instagram publish, tickets for the forthcoming tour dates go on sale this Friday (October 20) and will be out there listed here.

The tour comes as a celebration of the band’s third studio album, ‘Do You Like Rock New music?’, which was produced back again in 2008 and acquired the band a Mercury nomination.

At the time of its launch, NME gave the album a four-star assessment, and described it as “a gloomily anthemic selection of songs that owe less to the bands BSP are most frequently in contrast to – Joy Division and The Remedy – and a lot more to the transatlantic likes of Arcade Hearth and Interpol.”

“‘Do You Like Rock Audio?’ might be fashionably rough all around all the right edges, but there’s definitely nonetheless more than enough lyrical wit and musical magnificence contained herein to warrant your attention,” it included.

The 2024 tour will celebrate 15 decades because the LP was produced and is expected to see the band revisit a lot of of the album’s music.

Notably, in the time since they unveiled the 2008 album, the band have long gone on to alter their name, altering from ‘British Sea Power’ to ‘Sea Power’.

 Scott Wilkinson a.k.a Yan of British Sea Power performs at Zavvi on January 7, 2008
Scott Wilkinson a.k.a Yan of British Sea Power performs at Zavvi on January 7, 2008. Credit rating: Shirlaine Forrest/WireImage/Getty Images

The members identified them selves seeking to fall the word ‘British’ from their moniker owing to misapprehensions from nationalists. The new title was launched at the beginning of 2022.

“It just felt like a little bit of a bizarre thing… that was colouring the indicating of music and the world of our band in standard,” frontman Scott ‘Yan’ Wilkinson advised NME, speaking about the improve. “It always was a a bit difficult name, in a way, but it was intended to be a thing you’d probably believe about, come across enjoyment and discuss, and the existing local climate just is not superior for matters like that. There is not open discussion and stuff. It is just folks arguing, not listening and becoming weird.”

Due to the fact the transition into the identify Sea Electrical power, the band went on to launch their latest album ‘Everything Was Forever’ previous February. Next its release, the LP went on to acquire a 4-star evaluate from NME and put the band in a incredibly close race to get their initial British isles Selection One particular album.

Back again in 2019, the band also released the debut version of their once-a-year Cumbrian festival, Krankenhaus.