Royal Blood can go ahead and add another accolade to their trophy box (we’re assuming they already have one…) after their debut album is named 2014’s Best Art Vinyl.
The Brighton duo follow in the footsteps of Muse, Thom Yorke, White Lies, Bright Eyes, Klaxons and Fleet Foxes, who’re among the previous winners of the title.
Other artists to be nominated for this year’s Best Art Vinyl poll – which honours the album designs that best blend art and music – included FKA Twigs and Future Islands.
Royal Blood’s now-iconic album cover, entitled Falls, was designed by Dan Hillier and is inspired by Victorian Etchings.
The band will be hitting the road this February, with their biggest headline tour to date:
22 February – Glasgow Barrowland
27 February – Plymouth Pavilions
28 February – Bridlington Spa
2 March – Portsmouth Guildhall
3 March – Newport Centre
5 March – Norwich UEA
6 March – Blackpool Empress Ballroom
8 March – Belfast Ulster Hall
9 March – Dublin Olympia
11 March – Wolverhampton Civic Hall
13 March – London O2 Academy Brixton
14 March – Nottingham Rock City
As if that wasn’t enough, Royal Blood will join Foo Fighters for their stadium tour this summer. Catch them supporting Dave Grohl and co at the following dates:
19 June – London Wembley Stadium
20 June – London Wembley Stadium
23 June – Edinburgh BT Murrayfield Stadium
Get tickets to see Royal Blood support Foo Fighters today.
Where will you be catching Royal Blood in 2015?