ANNOUNCE NEW UK DATES FOR SPRING 2018
NEW SINGLE, ‘CROSSING THE ROAD MATERIAL,’ IS OUT NOW
TAKEN FROM THE TOP 10 ALBUM, ‘EVERY COUNTRY’S SUN’
“Brilliant music to navigate life's chaos” – The Guardian (4*)
“Sounding ever more Mogwai, waiting for the world to catch up.” - The Evening Standard (4*)
"One might suspect that Mogwai, forever enthused by the binary options of extreme noize and mind-mashing calm, would’ve run out of steam by now. In a word: wrong.” - Mojo (4*)
“Alive, potent and enthralling as ever” - Uncut (8/10)
“The sound of a band renewed and a personality reasserted.” - Loud & Quiet (9/10)
“A break from the band’s soundtrack work, ironically, Every Country’s Sun sounds like a brilliant soundtrack in its own right” - Classic Rock (9/10)
"Brash, gritty, unpretentious, and thrillingly claustrophobic” - Pitchfork (7.6)
"Every Country’s Sun is an intent-drenched return to form” - The Line of Best Fit (9/10)
"Spacious, striking and completely stunning” - Clash (8/10)
"Several steps ahead of the pack” - The Quietus
"An album of the year contender, without a doubt.” - London In Stereo
Mogwai have today announced new UK live shows for spring 2018, in addition to their previously announced December 2017 arena dates in Glasgow & London. Full list of UK live shows now reads as follows;
15 December 2017 London 02 Brixton Academy
16 December 2017 Glasgow SSE Hydro
1 February 2018 Newcastle Northumbria Uni NEW DATE
2 February 2018 Manchester Albert Hall SOLD OUT
3 February 2018 Bristol Colston Hall NEW DATE
4 February 2018 Manchester Albert Hall NEW DATE
Tickets for all shows are on-sale now via www.mogwai.co.uk
The band, who headlined this year’s Festival No.6 and played the recent BBC 6 Music Live celebration in London alongside acts such as Robert Plant, Loyle Carner, Morrissey & Alt-J (marking 20 years since their first BBC Radio 1 John Peel Session), have also just released a new single, ‘Crossing The Road Material’, from their acclaimed Top 10 album ‘Every Country’s Sun’. A soaring and climatic anthem, ‘Crossing The Road Material’ was labelled, “A sublime motorik groove, with skyscraping crescendos” by Mojo, in their 4/5 review of the album.
In ‘Every Country’s Sun’, Mogwai have succeeded in distilling their trademark characteristics into a powerful 56 minutes, whilst pushing their sound in more directions than ever before. Described as, “Brilliant music to navigate life's chaos” by The Guardian and, “The sound of a band renewed and a personality reasserted” by Loud & Quiet, Every Country’s Sun is the highest charting record from Mogwai’s discography so far, reaching No.6 in the Official UK Albums Chart.
Mogwai will close the year as a headliner at the Sigur Ros curated festival Nogdur Og Nidur, which takes place 27-30 December in Iceland, and have also today announced that they will play next summer’s Roskilde Festival in Denmark.
Thu 1 Feb 2018
Newcastle – Northumbria University
Fri 2 Feb 2018
Manchester – Albert Hall
Sat 3 Feb 2018
Bristol – Colston Hall
Sun 4 Feb 2018
Manchester Albert Hall
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