Death From Above 1979 announce one-off UK show for June

Brighton show hints at a possible appearance at Glastonbury

Death From Above 1979 have confirmed a standalone UK live date, set to take place at Brighton’s Concorde 2 this summer.

The duo, who released their new album ‘The Physical World’ in September 2014, recently toured the UK in February. Now they’ll return to Brighton on June 28, which could hint at a possible slot to follow at Glastonbury Festival.

‘The Physical World’ was released a decade after their debut LP, ‘You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine’, came out in 2004. Band members Sebastien Grainger and Jesse F Keeler subsequently split in 2006, but reformed for a series of live shows in 2011 and 2012.


Speaking about their future plans recently, Grainger told NME that after the upcoming festival season there are no concrete plans or dates in their diary. “This band doesn’t get any easier,” he said. “It doesn’t matter how long we’ve been doing it, or how well rehearsed we are, it’s just such a physical undertaking. The show is so physical. I’d forgotten about that, you kind of romantise it. It’s really draining. It takes a lot of energy.”

Asked what this means for the future of the band, Grainger paints a vague picture. “I don’t know what we’re going to be doing next to be honest. We just want to keep the energy in the band positive. I don’t know what’s going to happen, we’ll see.”

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