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CHVRCHES add extra dates to UK tour

Their 2019 run opens at London's Alexandra Palace in February.

CHVRCHES announced a string of UK and Ireland headline dates, kicking off with a show at London’s Alexandra Palace on the 7 February 2019 and running through until the 21 February in Dublin.

They have now added an extra Birmingham date, taking to the O2 Academy on Friday 8 February 2019, a date at Nottingham’s Rock City on Monday 11 February, and another Manchester show on Friday 15 February. Tickets for the new dates go on sale at 9:00 on Friday 27 July 2018.

The run already includes a homecoming show at Glasgow’s The SSE Hydro on the 16 February 2019.

CHVRCHES released their acclaimed third full-length album Love Is Dead earlier this year, having previously dropped The Bones Of What You Believe in 2013, and Every Open Eye in 2015.

The summer has already seen the Scottish trio appear at TRNSMT Festival, Parklife and Citadel, as well as festivals in mainland Europe and the United States.

 

Love Is Dead, their third successive top 10 UK album, features singles Miracle and Get Out, as well as the sultry My Enemy alongside The National’s Matt Berninger, and Never Say Die.

Vocalist Lauren Mayberry says the album is about “coming to terms with the fact that there are great things in the world and there are awful things in the world and that you can’t get one without the other.”

The trio worked with Grammy Award winning producer Greg Kurstin (who has worked with the likes of Adele and Sia) on nine tracks, and BRIT Award Producer Of The Year 2018 Steve Mac on one. It marks the first time the band have worked with external producers.

Fans will be able to catch new tracks live, as well as the likes of hits The Mother We Share and Leave A Trace when CHRVCHES tour the UK and Ireland on the following dates:

7 February 2019 – Alexandra Palace, London
8 February 2019 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
9 February 2019 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
11 February 2019 – Rock City, Nottingham
12 February 2019 – O2 Academy, Bournemouth
14 February 2019 – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
15 February 2019 – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
16 February 2019 – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
18 February 2019 – O2 Academy, Newcastle
19 February 2019 – Ulster Hall, Belfast
21 February 2019 – Olympia, Dublin

Tickets for CHVRCHES’ UK and Ireland tour are on sale now. The new Birmingham date goes on sale at 9:00 on Friday 27 July 2018 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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