Jon will be doing a tour of the UK and Europe this fall, and the dates are posted on the tour page now. Keep checking back, as there are still a couple dates he is finalizing and will be adding in the coming weeks!
Also, the European release of ‘Songs From The Year Of Our Demise’ (including three unheard bonus tracks – ‘Such Is The Light,’ ‘Queen of Darkness’, and the demo of a song called ‘One Way Street’) will be available in most countries in Europe in mid-October, and for the UK, you will be able to find it at the beginning of November.
He was interviewed by MARKED online music magazine at the end of September, and you can read that feature here.
Lastly, check out this performance of ‘Six Feet Under’ from a show back in June on youtube, and all of the other Posies videos on the site.
The Posies will be appearing at Music Live this Saturday, November 5th, at the NEC – Birmingham. They will be appearing on the Fender stand and then doing an exclusive acoustic performance in the Kerrang! Lounge. This event is open to the public.
The band will be on Phill Jupitus’ Breakfast Show @ 7:00 on Wednesday morning. You can listen online at BBC 6 Music.
Every Kind Of Light is released in the UK today on Rykodisc, and it is BBC6 Music’s Album Of The Day pick. Click here to visit their site.
Recent online reviews:
– HotPress (must register to view)
– Liberation (in French)
King Tuts Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow, UK on the 1st of August.
Buy tickets here.
Ticketmaster.com is listing the Posies as playing Carling Academy Islington in London on July 30th, and the Manchester Academy 3 (Formerly Known As Hop & Grape) in Manchester on July 31st.
Tickets will be on sale Monday at http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/artist/735883/
The Posies will play the Beautiful Days festival in the UK on August 20th. They will also play the Ankkrarock festival in Finland on August 6th.
(thank you to Dave and Maako for the dates!)
12/7 Paris, FRANCE–Le Tryptique (w/Cristina Dona)
12/8 London, UK–the Borderline
12/9 Glasgow, UK–King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
12/10 Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS–Paradiso
12/11 Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS–Rotown
12/12 Stockholm, SWEDEN–Debaser
12/13 Gothenburg, SWEDEN–Pusterviksbaren
12/14 Oslo, NORWAY–Betong
12/15 Bergen, NORWAY–Garage
12/16 Köln, GERMANY–MTC
12/17 Berlin, GERMANY–Bastard
12/18 Frankfurt, GERMANY–Nachtleben
12/19 Geneva SWITZERLAND–Chat Noir
12/20 Brussels, BELGIUM–Botanique
12/21 Helsinki, FINLAND–Tavastia
12/23 Milan, ITALY–La Casa 139 (w/Cristina Dona)
REM’s hush-hush plan to play next week’s Make Trade Fair Live show in London has been leaked.
Keyboard player Ken Stringfellow blew the gaff on the internet fansite www.murmurs.com
Details of the concert, which is due to be held at the Hammersmith Apollo a week tomorrow, had been a closely-guarded secet.
According to an industry source, the identity of the headline act was to have been revealed only when they walked onstage.