We Were Promised Jetpacks in NYC in Oct (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
We Were Promised Jetpacks toured North America with Fat Cat labelmates Twilight Sad, BrakesBrakesBrakes and Frightened Rabbit in September and October (though FR didn't play on the leg of the tour that hit NYC). That included shows at Bowery Ballroom and Southpaw.
Well, Jetpacks will be back in 2010, though only two dates of a tour have been announced so far. One will happen on Thursday, February 11th at Bowery Ballroom. Tickets are on sale. Before then, the group has plenty of dates in the UK and Europe. You can see them below.
Fat Cat friends Frightened Rabbit just released a 7" single for new song "Swim Until You Cant See Land" (b-side "Fun Stuff") in the UK and Europe. That comes stateside on December 8th; the single artwork and "Swim" music video are below. The single comes in advance of their forthcoming third LP, The Winter Of Mixed Drinks, set to be released on March 1st of next year. The Tracklist for that new album is below too.
Tour dates, all the above-mentioned stuff, and a five-part video of WWPJ being interviewed by John Norris at Fontana's between gigs, after the jump...
Frightened Rabbit - Swim Until You Cant See Land
"Swim Until You Cant See Land" single artwork
We Were Promised Jetpacks Interview: Part 1 of 5
We Were Promised Jetpacks Interview: Part 2 of 5
We Were Promised Jetpacks Interview: Part 3 of 5
We Were Promised Jetpacks Interview: Part 4 of 5
We Were Promised Jetpacks Interview: Part 5 of 5
Frightened Rabbit - The Winter of Mixed Drinks tracklist
2. "Swim Until You Can't See Land"
3. "The Loneliness & the Scream"
4. "The Wrestle"
5. "Skip the Youth"
6. "Nothing Like You"
7. "Man/Bag of Sand"
8. "Foot Shooter"
9. "Not Miserable"
10. "Living In Colour"
11. "Yes I Would"
We Were Promised Jetpacks - 2009/10 Tour Dates
Nov 17 Borderline (with Dupec!) London
Nov 18 Frog & Fiddle Cheltenham
Nov 20 London Calling - Paradiso Amsterdam
Nov 21 Cooler Bristol
Nov 23 Sin City Swansea
Nov 24 University Of Hertfordshire Hatfield
Nov 25 Roadhouse Manchester
Nov 26 Korova Liverpool
Nov 27 Leadmill Sheffield
Nov 29 King Tuts - SOLD OUT Glasgow
Dec 05 adam solo set at The Bowery with Sebastian Dangerfield Edinburgh
Dec 31 Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party - Waverley Stage Edinburgh
Jan 16 - Rotown, Rotterdam, HOLLAND
Jan 17 - Ekko, Utrecht, HOLLAND
Jan 18 - FZW, Dortmund, GERMANY
Jan 19 - Stutgart, Schocken, GERMANY
Jan 21 - Rockwoche, Zurich, SWITZERLAND
Jan 22 - Covo, Bologna, ITALY
Jan 23 - 59:1 (Visions Party), Munich, GERMANY
Jan 24 - Chelsea, Vienna, AUSTRIA
Jan 26 - Nouveau Casino, Paris, FRANCE (w/The Mystery Jets)
Jan 27 - Glanz & Gloria, Osnabrueck, GERMANY
Jan 28 - Loppen, Copenhagen, DENMARK
Jan 29 - Garage, Oslo, NORWAY
Jan 30 - Debaser Slussen, Stockholm, SWEDEN
Feb 11 - Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
Feb 26 - Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA