A host of activity from the band on their return...

British Sea Power are to return with a new album, tour and “the band’s first major museum retrospectives” in the spring.

‘Open Season’, the follow up to the 2003 debut ‘The Decline Of British Sea Power’, is released on 21 March. An as-yet-unconfirmed single will precede the LP’s release on March 7.

British Sea Power guitarist Noble said of the new record: “It is different to the first album. We reckon you could play this album all the way through without falling off your bike.”


The band will be hitting the road in April to promote the album, calling at:

Bristol Anson Rooms (April 6)

Birmingham Academy (7)

Leeds Blank Canvas (8)

Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (9)

Manchester Academy 2 (10)


Norwich Waterfront (11)

London Forum (13)

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The band are also currently working on ambitious plans in conjunction with two renowned museums – the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, south London and the Booth Natural History Museum in Brighton.