Editors announce sixth studio album and three intimate UK gigs
- Craig Angus
- 17 January 2018
Violence to be released in March, with shows in Birmingham, Manchester and London in support
Violence, the follow up to 2015's In Dream, will be released on Fri 9 Mar. Featuring 9 new tracks, the album's first single is 'Magazine', described by the band's frontman Tom Smith as 'a pointed finger aimed at those in power.'
The band, who formed in Birmingham back in 2002, kick off the short run of UK tour dates with a homecoming show at the city's Town Hall on Sun 4 Mar, the following night they head to the North West to perform at Manchester Cathedral, finishing up at Clapham Grand in London on Tue 6 Mar.
Editors are also part of the star-studded bill for The Cure's headline show at London's Hyde Park for British Summer Time festival. They join Interpol, Goldfrapp, Ride, Slowdive and The Twilight Sad at the gig on Sat 7 Jul.