…DEAD EXCITING!

The hotly-tipped band clinch a European deal with the British-based label...

The hotly-fancied …AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF THE DEAD have signed a European record deal with Domino Records, who will release their second studio album in May.

The album, called Madonna, will be released on May 22 through Domino. The album had previously been available in the UK, but only on import through the band’s US label, Merge.

A spokesperson for Domino Records told nme.com: “We’re absolutely delighted to have signed them. We got a CD a while ago, and we caught up with them live at the South By Southwest Music Convention in Texas earlier in the year. We knew then that we wanted them on our label.”

Following the release of the album, the band are scheduled play the Carling Weekend Festival at Richfield Avenue, Reading and Temple Newsam, Leeds over the weekend of 25-28 August. The band will then embark on a full European tour, which a spokesperson for the band told nme.com would include at least “a handful” of UK dates. At present however, no dates have been fully confirmed.

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