The first band to release 3 albums on Fierce Panda’s books since Death Cab For Cutie, The Crookes are a Sheffield band quickly on the rise. Their third album ‘Soapbox’ is an energetic indie mangle of riffs and ideas, opening with track ‘Play Dumb’ which sets the creative tone from there:

This track, which won the BBC 6 Music Rebel Playlist, typifies the artful but brutish sound of the band, catptured along with the rest of the album at the isolated top of an Italian mountain. In an old church, ‘literally in the clouds’.

You can catch The Crookes on tour and nab more info at www.thecrookes.co.uk

TOUR DATES:

MARCH 23RD LOS ANGELES The EchoAPRIL 12TH SCUNTHORPE Lincoln Imp
APRIL 15TH NOTTINGHAM Bodega
APRIL 16TH LEEDS The Cockpit
APRIL 17TH NEWCASTLE Cluny 2
APRIL 18TH GLASGOW King Tut’s
APRIL 19TH HULL The Adelphi
APRIL 22ND MANCHESTER Sound Control
APRIL 23RD BIRMINGHAM Hare & Hounds
APRIL 24TH STOKE Sugarmill
APRIL 25TH BATH Moles
APRIL 26TH SOUTHAMPTON Lennons
APRIL 27TH BRISTOL Thekla
APRIL 28TH BRIGHTON The Hope
APRIL 29TH LONDON CAMDEN DingwallsMAY 2ND PARIS La Fleche D’Or
MAY 3RD UTRECHT Ekko
MAY 4TH EINDHOVEN Effenaar
MAY 5TH GHENT Video
MAY 7TH COLOGNE Studio 672
MAY 8TH HAMBURG Club Molotow
MAY 9TH COPENHAGEN Loppen
MAY 11TH BERLIN Comet
MAY 12TH MUNICH The Atomic Cafe
MAY 13TH VIENNA Chelsea
MAY 15TH TREVISO Home
MAY 16TH MARINA DI RAVENNA Hana-Bi
MAY 17TH MILAN Lofi
MAY 18TH MANTOVA Tresor
MAY 20TH ZURICH Exil
MAY 21ST LAUSANNE Bleu Lezard
MAY 22ND LILLE La Peniche
MAY 23RD AMSTERDAM Paradiso
MAY 31ST SHEFFIELD Leadmill (Homecoming show)

Tickets available from http://thecrookes.co.uk/tour-dates/

 

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