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Out Now: Future Islands - Singles

25th March 2014
Out Now: Future Islands - Singles

Today marks the worldwide release of Future Islands' new album Singles.  Having garnered critical acclaim, and following a celebrated first appearance at SXSW a fortnight ago, Singles is the band's first album released through 4AD.

"The record is called Singles and it is just that. Everything is so contagious." - NPR
"A sweaty-good set of unabashed dance numbers and soulful slow-jams." - Entertainment Weekly
I only saw one group who cut through all that darkness, and that band was Future Islands… an absolute blast.” - Stereogum
"Singles is an effortless wonder." - The Line of Best Fit (9/10)
"A great balance of pop and melodrama" - Pitchfork (8.0/10)
"Pop music of almost unparallelled poignancy.” - NME (8/10)
"Stirring synth-pop writ in bold emotional colours." - Uncut (8/10)
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In many ways, Future Islands are nothing short of remarkable.Drowned In Sound (8/10)
“At their most joyously pop... Future Islands’ ecstatic melancholy has never sounded so free.” - MOJO ****

The Times **** | The Guardian **** | The Observer **** | The Daily Telegraph **** | DIY ****

You can buy the album through iTunes here.
You can buy the album through Amazon here.
US viewers can buy the physical album through the 4AD Store here.
UK viewers can purchase the physical at all independent record stores, including Resident, Rough Trade, and Banquet

With their forthcoming London and Manchester shows now sold out (the band headline Electric Ballroom and Sound Control respectively), the Baltimore trio will return to the UK in June to play headline shows in Leeds, Glasgow, Liverpool and Brighton before appearing at London’s Field Day festival.  These dates are added to the band's extensive list of previously announced shows, all of which are below.

March
25th – Pyramid Scheme, Grand Rapids MI, US
26th – Lincoln Hall, Chicago IL, US - SOLD OUT
27th – High Noon Saloon, Madison WI, US
28th – Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis MN, US - SOLD OUT
29th – The Aquarium, Fargo ND, US
31st – The Railyard, Billings MT, US

April
1st –
The Filling Station, Bozeman MT, US
2nd – The Bartlett, Spokane WA, US
3rd – The Crocodile, Seattle WA, US - SOLD OUT
4th – Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver BC, Canada - SOLD OUT
5th – Doug Fir Lounge, Portland OR, US - SOLD OUT
6th – Cozmic Pizza, Eugene OR, US
7th – Humboldt Brews, Arcata CA, US
8th – The Holland Project, Reno NV, US
9th – The Catalyst, Santa Cruz CA, US
10th - The Chapel, San Francisco CA, US - SOLD OUT
12th – Coachella Festival, Indio CA, US
15th – Constellation Room, Santa Ana CA - SOLD OUT
16th – Beauty Bar, Las Vegas NV, US
17th – Pappy & Harriet’s, Pioneertown CA, US - SOLD OUT
19th – Coachella, Indio CA, US
20th – The Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix AZ, US
21st – Lowbrow Palace, El Paso TX, US
22nd – Padre’s, Marfa TX, US
23rd – The Mohawk, Austin TX, US
24th – Three Links, Dallas TX, US
25th – Stickyz Rock’n’roll Chicken Shack, Little Rock AR, US 
26th – The Bottletree, Birmingham AL, US
27th – Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro NC, US
29th – First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia PA, US - SOLD OUT
30th – Webster Hall, New York NY - SOLD OUT

May
1st –
9:30 Club, Washington DC, US - SOLD OUT
7th – Electric Ballroom London, UK - SOLD OUT
8th – Sound Control, Manchester, UK - SOLD OUT
9th - Start The Bus, Bristol, UK 
10th – The Great Escape, Brighton, UK
11th –
Vooruit, Gent, Belgium
12th – Le Trabendo, Paris, France
13th – Les Trinitaires, Metz, France
14th – Gleis 22, Munster, Germany
16th – Pop Revo Festival, Aarhus, Denmark
17th – Café Glocksee, Hanover, Germany
18th – Beatpol, Dresden, Germany
19th – Conne Island, Leipzig, Germany
20th – K4, Nurnberg, Germany
21st – Palace, St. Gallen, Switzerland
22nd – Sudpol, Luzern, Switzerland
23rd – Hafen 2, Offenback, Germany
25th – Gebaude 9, Koln, Germany
26th –
Feierwerk, Munchen, Germany
28th - Flex, Wien, Austria
29th – Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain
30th – Maifeld Derby Festival, Mannheim, Germany
31st – Immergut Festival, Neustrelitz, Germany

June
3rd – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds [Tickets]
4th – SWG3, Glasgow [Tickets]
5th - Kazimier, Liverpool [Tickets]
7th – Concorde 2, Brighton [Tickets]
8th – Field Day, London [Tickets]

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