New album, EP and tour on the way

The Icarus Line are to return with their first album in three years.

The LA five-piece release ‘Black Lives At The Golden Coast’ on June 11. It’s the follow-up to 2004’s ‘Pennance Soiree’.

A digital EP, ‘Get Paid’, precedes the album’s release on June 4. The tracks will be ‘Gets Paid’, ‘Cut Back The Heard’ and ‘Watch Your Step’. ‘Gets Paid’ is the only track that features on the new album.

The band support The Lemonheads, and play some shows of their own, in the UK and Ireland later this month.

The dates are at:

Cork Savoy (May 3)

Galway Warwick Hotel (4)

Dublin Ambassador (5)

Belfast Mandela Hall (6)

Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (8)

Aberdeen Lemon Tree (9)

Sheffield Leadmill (10)

London Water Rats (May 11 – headline show)

Exeter Cavern (12 – headline show)

Cardiff venue TBC (13)

London KOKO (14)

Birmingham Academy 2 (15)

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