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Future Islands - New International Tour Dates, Plus 'The Thief' Video Premieres
Future Islands : New International Tour Dates, Plus 'The Thief' Video Premieres
30th January 2024

On the heels of last week’s release of its seventh album People Who Aren’t There Anymore, Future Islands have unveiled an Ivana Bobic directed video for the song 'The Thief' and announced a European and North American tour in further support of the project.

Future Islands will be heading to Europe in May after their previously detailed shows in South America in March.  Their newly announced run of UK shows in July include stops in Bristol, Glasgow, Newcastle, and a London show at Crystal Palace Bowl on 27th July.  The North American tour kicks off in Boston on 19th June and includes a stop at the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York on 20th June.  An artist presale starts tomorrow, 31st January, at 10am local time, while Spotify and venue presales begin the following day at the same time.  Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday 2nd February at 10am local.

March 2024
16th - Teatro Studio, Guadalajara, Mexico
17th - Vive Latino Festival, Mexico City, Mexico
19th - Centro de Convenciones Barranco, Lima, Peru
21st - Estereo Picnic Festival, Bogota, Colombia

12th - La Riviera, Madrid, Spain
13th - Sala Razzmatazz, Barcelona, Spain
15th - Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway
17th - Annexet, Stockholm, Sweden
18th - KB Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
19th - Grobe Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany
21st - Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany
22nd - Carlswerk Victoria, Cologne, Germany
23rd - 26th - Bearded Theory, South Derbyshire, UK
25th - Live at Leeds in The Park, Leeds, UK

19th - Roadrunner, Boston, MA, US
20th - Radio City Music Hall, New York NY, US
21st - Franklin Music Hall, Philadelphia PA, US
23rd - The Anthem, Washington DC, US
24th - Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh NC, US
25th - The Eastern, Atlanta GA, US
27th - Brooklyn Bowl, Nashville TN, US
28th - Auditorium Theatre, Chicago IL, US
29th - Palace Theatre, St Paul MN, US

1st - The Sylvee, Madison WI, US
2nd - Royal Oak Music Theater, Detroit MI, US
4th - Massey Hall, Toronto ON, Canada
6th - MTelus, Montreal QC, Canada
26th - Latitude Festival, Southwold, UK
27th - Crystal Palace Bowl, London, UK
28th - Bristol Beacon, Bristol, UK
30th - Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow, UK
31st - City Hall, Newcastle, UK

2nd - OFF Festival, Katowice, Poland
4th - All Together Now, Waterford, Ireland
5th - Lokerse Festival, Lokeren, Belgium

11th -  Malkin Bowl, Vancouver BC, Canada
13th - Paramount Theatre, Seattle WA, US
14th - Revolution Hall, Portland OR, US
15th - Revolution Hall, Portland OR, US
17th - Fox Theater, Oakland CA, US
18th - Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles CA, US
19th - The Sound, Del Mar CA, US
21st - The Van Buren, Phoenix AZ, US
22nd - The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing, Santa Fe NM, US
24th - Mission Ballroom, Denver CO, US
26th - ACL Live at The Moody Theater, Austin TX, US
27th - White Oak Music Hall, Houston TX, US
28th - Longhorn Ballroom, Dallas TX, US

People Who Aren’t There Anymore heralds a new chapter for Future Islands who, despite having formed nearly two decades ago, continue to challenge themselves and each other.  Where they’ve pursued ever-higher energy anthems in the past, they’ve turned inward this time and unlocked a new level of ferocity.  The album delivers some of their most inspiring and heartbreaking tracks by doing the opposite: taking their time, and making each breath, syllable and cymbal crash count.

Co-produced by Future Islands and Steve Wright and mixed by Wright and Chris Coady, the result is a powerful, defining statement from a group of musicians that have made the best work of their career.

Buy People Who Aren't There Anymore on exclusive webstore yellow and black 'yolk vinyl' w/ alternative artwork, standard black vinyl, CD, cassette and digital via 4AD Store here +
Buy on indie store exclusive transparent vinyl via your favourite indie store here +
Buy on black vinyl, CD and digitally from all stores here +
Listen on your preferred streaming platform here +

Click here to hear the band’s appearance on Broken Record and here to watch their performance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.  Last week the band played a pop-up show in Williamsburg, Brooklyn before travelling to the UK and guesting on Sunday Brunch.  Tonight they'll play two sold-out shows at Pryzm in Kingston, with a BBC Radio 4 Loose Ends session on Saturday.  You can listen back to their NTS show here.

A brutal, beautiful study of the pain of parting… An album that’s too involving and engaging and powerful to count as merely more of the same” 
The Guardian (Album of the Week) ****
"Some perfectly constructed pop offsets dark musings on a record elevated by Samuel T Herring’s ever richer vocals"
The Observer ****
“Winning blend of pop and pathos”
The i Paper ****
“Few stake out synth-driven new wave as convincingly as Future Islands, partly thanks to the graininess and emotional power of Sam Herring’s voice.”
The Sunday Times ****
There are few bands with a sound so distinctive as to be so singularly recognisable, and fewer still that have maintained Future Islands’ knack for feeling as fresh as when they started
DIY ****
“This is the first Future Islands record which really encapsulates their live energy and vocal unpredictability… it is only with People Who Aren’t There Anymore that we can fully understand the identity behind a group who have been playing for an astonishing 17 years.” 
Loud & Quiet (Album of the Week) (8/10)
“A beautiful, bruising record… the songs here already instant favourites and others feeling like some of the best, most fully realised of their career thus far.”
Clash (8/10)