Annuals announce US tour dates

Shows kick off January 22 next year

Annuals unveil second album details

'Such Fun' is out in October

Annuals plot North American tour

Jaunt kicks off June 4 in Phoenix

Annuals to release unusual new EP

'Wet Zoo' is a split EP with side-project Sunfold

Annuals: Sumo, Leicester, Sunday July 8

Annuals frontman Adam Baker is being electrocuted. Resembling Oliver Reed at his most rat-spangled he’s clutching the mic-stand and shaking violently, drooling at the mouth, hair standing on end and teeth gnashing loudly. Eventually though, he looks up smiling, to reveal this is just an eccentric dance move and that he’s not actually channelling the national grid through his...


Rather than choose between the stacks of new, improved genres in rock’s supermarket, Annuals’ debut makes a trolley dash, grabbing cans of rock, boxes of pop and bags of hip-hop, careering through the tills with a packet of prog in their pants. Like Arcade Fire, their complex-but-gleeful songs deploy weird instruments and shifts in moods, but never forget to...

More names added to Iceland Airwaves bill

Annuals and Bonde Do Role are bound for Reykjavik


It’s safe to ignore the first minute and a half of this because, while being pleasant enough, it doesn’t really go anywhere at all. But when Annuals do eventually go for the jugular, oh boy, they sound a bit like My Latest Novel covering Animal Collective in Thurston Moore’s back garden on a summer evening with Battles manning the...

Annuals close second night of Great Escape

The Airborne Toxic Event play too

Annuals to release debut album in UK

The hotly-tipped outfit will be touring too