|Revelling in the jubilant reception to their sophomore record – JAWS – are delighted to announce a fresh run of UK dates that will extend their Simplicity Tour into the Winter months of 2017.
Lining up 12 new shows for later this year, the dreamy indie pop trio will embark on a succession of live dates kicking off at Reading’s Sub 89 on Friday 17th November, taking in the likes of Southampton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Sheffield and more, before rounding off proceedings with a huge homecoming show at The Birmingham Institute on the Friday 1st December. Full dates and details as follows:
November 2017 UK tour dates
Fri, 17 Nov 17 – Reading – Sub89
Sat, 18 Nov 17 – Southampton – Engine Rooms
Sun, 19 Nov 17 – Exeter – Phoenix
Tue, 21 Nov 17 – Cardiff – The Globe
Wed, 22 Nov 17 – Bristol – The Fleece
Thu, 23 Nov 17 – Norwich – The Waterfront
Fri, 24 Nov 17 – Liverpool – The Magnet
Sun, 26 Nov 17 – Newcastle – Riverside
Mon, 27 Nov 17 – Edinburgh – The Caves
Wed, 29 Nov 17 – York – The Crescent
Thu, 30 Nov 17 – Sheffield – Plug
Fri, 01 Dec 17 – Birmingham – The Institute
These additional dates come as something of a victory lap for the Midlands outfit as they look to close out their touring cycle for their warmly received Simplicity record on a high, and before knuckling down on their next studio venture.
With DIY Magazine hailing JAWS’ development into “grunge-infested, kicking and screaming juggernaut”, Simplicity was praised by DORK Magazine who defined the record as “the sound of a band truly becoming their own” and across much of the music press, before finding itself a ubiquitous entry in many of the annual 2016 Album of The Year listings.
The news also follows the recent unveiling of the band’s video for current single ‘Cast’. Like much of the album it stems from, ‘Cast’ is a sonic manifestation of temerity and evokes a sense of self-determination and of overcoming inner turmoil. Accompanied with on-the-road footage shot during some of the band’s ecstatic UK shows earlier in the run, the video turns the camera around on the crowds that have feverishly supported Simplicity at the overwhelming gigs and on record. Watch the video for Cast here.
Produced by Gethin Pearson at Vale Studios, Simplicity by JAWS is out now.
JAWS are: Connor Schofield (singer/guitar), Alex Hudson (guitar) and Eddy Geach (drums)
Tickets for all upcoming shows are on sale now and are available on the JAWS OFFICIAL website: