April 5, 2003 8:49
A burst of activity after a long time away...
BROADCAST return after a lengthy hiatus with a new EP and a short UK tour.
The 'Pendulum' EP – released on May 5 through Warp – contains five previously unreleased tracks, as well as a collaboration with the Birmingham Electro Acoustic Sound Theatre.
The full track listing is:
'Small Song IV'
'Still Feels Like Tears'
'One Hour Empire'
'Minus Two' (feat. Birmingham Electro Acoustic Sound Theatre).
The EP will be followed by the band's second proper LP, 'hahasound', due for release in August. The Birmingham group's acclaimed debut album 'The Noise Made By People' was released in 2000.
Broadcast play a string of US dates in May before commencing their UK tour. The dates are:
Glasgow Academy 3 (May 27)
Manchester Hop and Grape (May 28)
Cambridge Boatrace (May 29)
London ULU (May 30)
Brighton Pavilion (June 1)
Support comes from Imitation Electric Piano, except for Brighton Pavilion which is co-headlined with Alfie. The Projects also provide support at the ULU show.
For ticket availability, click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.