Palma Violets announce debut album details

'180' will be released on February 25, 2013

Palma Violets announce debut album details

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Palma Violets have unveiled details of their debut album.

Titled '180', after the house in Lambeth in London where the band have become notorious for throwing impromptu gigs and parties, the band’s debut is set for release on February 25, 2013 via Rough Trade.

The album features the single 'Best of Friends', which was voted Number One in NME's Best Tracks of 2012. Speaking about topping the poll, Palma Violets' Chili Jesson told NME: "That's amazing, that's fucking cool. It's such a rough, raw song. We wrote it one day and recorded it the next, so it was all pretty quick. That song is at its freshest point. Every note we're hitting, like, no one really knows what they're playing. It's tongue-in-cheek."

The tracklisting to '180' is as follows:

'Best Of Friends'
'Step Up For The Cool Cats'
'All The Garden Birds'
'Rattlesnake Highway'
'Chicken Dippers'
'Last Of The Summer Wine'
'Tom The Drum'
'Johnny Bagga' Donuts'
'I Found Love'
'Three Stars'
'14'


Palma Violets are are set to join Django Django, Miles Kane and Peace on the NME Awards Tour 2013 in February.

The NME Awards Tour 2013 will visit:

Newcastle O2 Academy (February 7)
Manchester Academy 1 (8)
Leeds O2 Academy (9)
Glasgow O2 Academy (11)
Nottingham Rock City (12)
Liverpool O2 Academy (13)
Norwich UEA (15)
Birmingham O2 Academy (16)
Cardiff Uni Great Hall (17)
Bristol O2 Academy (19)
Bournemouth O2 Academy (20)
Brighton Dome (21)
London O2 Brixton Academy (23)


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