The Wedding Present announce new album

Leeds based four piece The Wedding Present announce their new album Going, Going… will be released via Scopitones on September 2nd. Coinciding with this news, the band are streaming the first new single off the album titled Bear.

Formed in 1985, The Wedding Present’s impact on independent music is infinitely present. Their uncomplicated approach to the disillusionment of love is salient in the sound of many of the subsequent bands of their ilk since the band’s inception and an influence on everyone from British Sea Power to The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart among countless others.

The Wedding Present will embark on a UK and European headline tour later this year. Tour dates can be found below.

Tour dates:

20/11 : Colchester, UK — Arts Centre

21/11 : Chatham, UK — Britannia Theatre

22/11 : Portsmouth, UK — Wedgwood Rooms

23/11 : Exeter, UK — Cavern Club

24/11 : Bristol, UK — Fleece

26/11 : Belfast, UK — Limelight

30/11 : Aberdeen, UK — Tunnels

01/12 : Edinburgh, UK — La Belle Angele

02/12 : Sunderland, UK — The Point

03/12 : Kendal, UK — Brewery Arts Centre

04/12 : Holmfirth, UK — Picturedrome

06/12 : Liverpool, UK — Arts Club

07/12 : Derby, UK — The Venue

08/12 : Oxford, UK — O2 Academy

09/12 : Lowestoft, UK — Aquarium

10/12 : London, UK — O2 Academy Islington


Originally published at Indie is not a genre.