Daughter, the London-based trio of Elena Tonra, Igor Haefeli and Remi Aguilella, will release new material this Autumn, their first since joining 4AD. A brand new song, 'Smother', will be released on 7" vinyl on October 1st. It will come backed with a new version of live favourite 'Run'.
A-side 'Smother' is now streaming on the band's website here.
Only their third release in their short career, the single follows in the footsteps of EPs His Young Heart and The Wild Youth. Elena, Igor and Remi are currently writing and recording their debut album; 'Smother' and 'Run' offers a tantalising glimpse of what's to come from the young trio.
Also announced today, Daughter have confirmed they will play their biggest headline show at London's Hackney Empire on 24th January 2013. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, more details can be found here. In addition to this, the band have also announced their debut North American tour, which begins in Boston on 15th October. Full dates are listed below.
In between recording their debut album, the three-piece are playing a handful of festivals this summer (including Green Man and Bestival), and will open for Beirut this September (details below).
16th - Frequency Festival, St Polten
18th - Pukkelpop, Hasselt
19th - Green Man Festival, Crickhowell
7th - Berlin Festival, Berlin
8th - In The Great Wide Open, Vlieland
9th - Bestival, New Port
11th - Barrowland, Glasgow w/Beirut
12th - O2 Academy, Leeds w/Beirut
14th - Hammersmith HMV Apollo, London w/Beirut
15th - Red Room @ Cafe 939, Boston
16th - Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia
22nd - The Drake, Toronto
24th - 7th St Entry
25th - Schuba's, Chicago
27th - Barboza, Seattle
29th - The Independent, San Francisco
30th - Bootleg Theater, L.A.
2nd - Iceland Airwaves, Reykjavik
24th - Hackney Empire, London