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Catfish and The Bottlemen add more dates to UK tour

The band's new album The Balance is out now.

Catfish and The Bottlemen have added four arena dates to their upcoming UK tour.

The new shows will see the band take to the stage in Birmingham, Newcastle, Liverpool and Leeds this November.

Tickets for the newly announced shows will be available from 10:00 Friday 3 May 2019.

The tour celebrates the release of the band’s new album, The Balance, which dropped today on Island Records.

Watch the official video for the album’s lead single Longshot below:

 

The four-piece released their debut album in 2014. The Balcony introduced the world to hits such as Kathleen and Cocoon, before the band released sophomore full-length The Ride in 2016.

Latest record The Balance was recorded with Irish producer Jacknife Lee across the Republic of Ireland and in the East Lincolnshire countryside.

“We were staying there the whole time, so we were waking up around each other and working until we needed to go to bed,” vocalist and guitarist Van McCann explains. “Jacknife was always up. He was the first up and the last awake. It’s good when you’re completely engulfed in recording in a place like that, living together, because every day and all day it was about the songs. We had fun too; they were the funniest album sessions we’ve done.”

The record features Longshot as well as recent live favourite Fluctuate. 

The newly announced dates follow the band’s upcoming May UK tour and summer festival appearances.

Here are Catfish and The Bottlemen’s upcoming UK tour dates, including the newly announced November gigs:

28 April 2019 – Leisureland, Galway
30 April 2019 – The Olympia Theatre, Dublin
2 May 2019 – Brighton Centre, Brighton
4 May 2019 – Ericsson Indoor Arena, Coventry
5 May 2019 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
7 May 2019 – FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield
8 May 2019 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
13 July 2019 – TRNSMT Festival, Glasgow
14 July 2019 – Citadel Festival, London

4 November 2019 – Birmingham Arena
5 November 2019 – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
10 November 2019 – M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
11 November 2019 – First Direct Arena, Leeds

Tickets for the newly announced November 2019 Catfish and The Bottlemen shows will be available from 10:00 on Friday 3 May 2019 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.
Limited tickets for their May 2019 shows are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk

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