White Lies return with the release of their new album 'Friends', the first track from the album 'Hold Back Your Love', lead songwriter and frontman Harry McVeigh says he has a deep connection to the track and whilst writing it he and the rest of the band found themselves instantly connecting to it in a similar way they did with two of their biggest earlier singles 'Death' and 'Bigger Than Us'.
White Lies will visit the US in eary February before returing to the UK and playing a series of dates in support of the new release.
1st - Washington DC, 9:30 Club
2nd - New York, Music Hall of Williamsburg
3rd - Boston MA, Middle East Club
4th - Toronto ON, Lee's Palace
6th - Chicago IL, Lincoln Hall
7th - Madison WI, Majestic Theatre
8th - Minneapolis MN, Cedar Cultural Center
11th - Vancouver BC, Rickshaw Theater
12th - Seattle WA, Nectar Lounge
14th - San Francisco CA, The Chapel
15th - Los Angeles, El Ray Theatre
17th - Guadalajara, Teatro Diana
18th - Mexico City, El Plaza Condesa
22nd - UK, Coventry, Academy
23rd- UK, Newcastle O2 Academy
24th - UK, Sheffield O2 Academy
25th - UK, Oxford O2 Academy
27th - UK, Cardiff University
28th - UK, Leicester O2 Academy
2nd - UK, Portsmouth Pyramids
3rd - UK, Hull University
4th - UK, London Troxy
6th - UK, Preston Guildhall
7th - UK, Aberdeen Garage
8th - UK, Edinburgh Potterrow
9th - UK, Hatfield The Forum
11th -UK, Keele University
12th - UK Norwich UEA
What's new in the music world this week?
'Sounds of Silence' was released on this day (January 17th) in 1966.
Listen to Alex Bayly performing 'Animal'.
Two weeks ahead of Independent Venue Week, Dry Cleaning made 'Britain's Best Small Venue 2015' (NME) the second port of call on their 2020 tour.
'Leave Home' was released on this day (January 10th) in 1977.
For their last gig of the year, The Libertines came back to their adopted hometown of Margate to finish off their latest tour.
Celebrating the birthday of David Bowie with his most legendary songs.