Band set to release new effort in April

Brakes will release a new studio album, ‘Touchdown’, on April 20 – after playing a UK tour.

The Brighton collective will precede the album by releasing a single, ‘Hey Hey’, on March 2.

‘Touchdown’ was produced and mixed by former Delgados man Paul Savage.

Brakes will play:

London Proud Galleries (January 28)

Guildford The Boiler Room (30)

Manchester MoHo Live (February 1)

Cardiff UWIC Tommy’s Bar (2)

Exeter Cavern Club (3)

Sheffield Students’ Union (5)

Cambridge Junction (6)

Brighton Albert (7)

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