July 19, 2012 15:00

Two Door Cinema Club to give away new single 'Sleep Alone' as a free download

Northern Irish trio will debut the first single from their new album 'Beacon' tonight (July 19)

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Two Door Cinema Club are to give away their new single 'Sleep Alone' as a free download.

The track, which is the first to be revealed from the Northern Irish trio's second album 'Beacon', will be debuted on Radio 1 at 7.30pm (BST) tonight (July 19). It will then be available as a free download for the next 24 hours after that from the band's official website Twodoorcinemaclub.com.

'Sleep Alone' will be released formally on July 21 as a digital download and as a 7" single on September 3. 'Beacon' itself will also be released on September 3 - scroll down to watch a video trailer.

'Beacon', which is the follow up to 2010's 'Tourist History', was recorded in LA in April with producer Jacknife Lee (Bloc Party, U2, REM) in his home studios.

Speaking about the new album, singer Alex Trimble said: "'Beacon' is a much more intimate record than our first, but at the same time, it's much bigger and more inclusive. Trying to find that balance has been our goal for a long time and this record takes us one step closer to the band we've dreamt of becoming".

He added: "Working with Jacknife Lee was a joy and a pleasure. He shared our goals and played a huge part in putting the pieces together in the right way. This is an exciting time for us and we can't wait to share the songs with everyone."

The tracklisting for 'Beacon' is as follows:

'Next Year'
'Handshake'
'Wake Up'
'Sun'
'Someday'
'Sleep Alone'
'The World Is Watching (with Valentina)'
'Settle'
'Spring'
'Pyramid'
'Beacon'

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