The Knife have confirmed details of a 2013 European tour, including one UK date to take place at London’s Roundhouse.
The Swedish duo, Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer, will appear live in London on May 8 at the Roundhouse in Camden as they promote their brand new album, ‘Shaking The Habitual’, which is released on April 8. The duo will also play shows in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden during the tour.
‘Shaking The Habitual’ is The Knife’s first album in seven years since 2006’s ‘Silent Shout’ and will feature a guest appearance from Shannon Funchess of Light Asylum. Since the release of ‘Silent Shout’, singer Karin Dreijer Andersson released one self-titled album as Fever Ray, in 2009.
In 2010 she and bandmate Olof Dreijer collaborated with Mt Sims and Planningtorock on the Charles Darwin-inspired opera ‘Tomorrow, In A Year’.
The Knife will play:
Hamburg The Habitual Docks (April 27)
Milan Magazzini Generali (29)
Zurich Komplex 457 (30)
Munich Muffatwerk, Munich (May 1)
Colgne E-Werk (2)
Paris Cité de la Musique (4)
Brussels AB (5)
Amsterdam Paradiso (6)
London Roundhouse (8)
Berlin Columbia Halle (11)
Denmark Vega Nat Klub (12/13)
Oslo Sentrum Scene (15)
Stockholm TBA (16)