Release date: 31/10/2011 Digital release date: 31/10/2011
‘This upcoming Nottingham quintet have quite the knack for making bright, breezy and infectious indie pop’ – The Guardian
After a summer playing festivals up and down the country, Nottingham five-piece DOG IS DEAD have today announced details of a one off single ‘Hands Down’ set for release on Halloween, October 31st. Produced by David Kosten (Bat for Lashes / Everything Everything) , “Hands Down” will be available to purchase on limited edition 7” and a digital download. The single will also feature the b-side “Burial Ground”, which was produced by Richard Formby (Wild Beasts). Details of a forthcoming video for the single are currently in the works – watch this space for more news.
DOG IS DEAD recently announced details of their biggest headline show yet at Rock City (1900 cap) in their hometown on December 17. They also have two gigs coming up in the next few weeks in London. They’ll headline Club NME on September 16th and one at Camden’s Barfly on September 15th.They’ve also just recently confirmed a headline tour as well as a support slot on upcoming Bombay Bicycle Club tour, which begins on September 30th at Brighton Dome and ends on October 7th at Manchester Apollo.
The band are currently in the studio working on their much-awaited debut album, which is currently slotted for spring 2012 release.
Ticket details for upcoming shows:
15th Sept – The Fly Presents at Camden Barfly, London
16th Sept - Club NME, London
30th Sept – Brighton Dome (supporting BBC)
1st Oct – Newcastle Academy (supporting BBC)
2nd Oct – Glasgow Barrowlands (supporting BBC)
3rd Oct – Leeds Academy (supporting BBC)
5th Oct - Sheffield Academy (supporting BBC)
6th Oct – Hull University (supporting BBC)
7th Oct – Manchester Apollo (supporting BBC)
31st Oct - Coventry Kasbah (Halloween Club night)
1st Nov - Glasgow King Tuts
3rd Nov - Brighton Sticky Mikes
4th Nov -Bath Moles
8th Nov - Leeds Cockpit
9th Nov - Manchester Sound Control
17th Dec - Rock City, Nottingham - http://www.alt-tickets.co.uk/alttickets/home_dog_is_dead.html
Track listing:1. Hands Down