White Lies - Ritual
NME.COM feature on White Lies - Ritual album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 28 January 2011
They've got the requisite moves and style - and even catchy songs - but the gloomy trio's second strikes a little hollow
On the surface, there was nothing gravely wrong with White Lies ’ 2009 debut, ‘ To Lose My Life ’. In fact, we’d wager that a sizable minority of those who sent it to the top of the charts two years ago would happily have it canonised as a gloom-rock masterpiece on a par with The Cure ’s ‘ Pornography ’ or Interpol ’s ‘ Turn On The Bright Lights ’. To my ears,...
- Jan 17, 2011
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- Is Love
- Bigger Than Us
- Peace & Quiet
- Holy Ghost
- Turn The Bells
- The Power & The Glory
- Bad Love
- Come Down
The London trio’s third features some of their most exuberant songwriting. But in parts they’re still deadeningly generic
- Aug 8, 2013
White Lies, Foo Fighters, Hard-Fi
- Jun 24, 2011
O2 Shepherd'd Bush Empire, London, 11th February
- Feb 23, 2011
The trio will support the Nashville rockers on the opening night of their UK tour in Newcastle
Their third album featured Michael Kagan's oil painting 'Pilot 2' on the cover
Band will play eight dates nationwide with support from Frankie Rose
White Lies - Ritual: Wikipedia Album Entry
Ritual is the second studio album by the British alternative rock band White Lies. It is set for release on 17 January 2011, through Fiction Records. The album was produced by Alan Moulder and Max Dingel, at the Assault & Battery Studios in London. The album's lead single, "Bigger Than Us", was released on January 3rd 2011.
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