The View celebrate finishing fourth album with flaming sambucas – video

Scottish quartet wrap up 'Cheeky For A Reason' with night out in Liverpool

The View celebrated finishing the recording of their fourth album by downing shots of flaming sambuca at a bar in Liverpool.

The Scottish quartet have been recording ‘Cheeky For A Reason’ in the city’s Motor Museum Studios with Arctic Monkeys producer Mike Crossey, and is scheduled to be released on July 2.

The band posted this tweet, alongside a short video clip of a barman lining up the shots, on their Official Twitter:


You can view the video, which sees the band down the shots alongside their producer, Mike Crossey, by clicking on the link in The View’s tweet.

On working with Crossey, lead singer Kyle Falconer recently told NME that the producer wanted the band to be more like themselves. He revealed that he would go back to “singing more Scottish”.

The Scottish quartet will showcase the album with a UK tour, which begins at Stockton’s Ku Bar on June 10 and ends in Glasgow on July 12.

The View will play:

Stockton Ku Bar (June 10)
Leeds Cockpit (12)
Hull The Welly (13)
York The Duchess (14)
Sheffield Leadmill (16)
O2 Academy Liverpool (17)
Nottingham Rescue Rooms (18)
Cardiff University (19)
Bristol Fleece (20)
Northampton Roadmender (22)
O2 Academy Oxford 2 (23)
Brighton Concorde 2 (24)
Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (25)
London KOKO (26)
Cambridge Junction (28)
Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (29)
Cleethorpes Pleasure Island (July 7)
Doncaster Dome (8)
Manchester HMV Ritz ( 9)
Newcastle O2 Academy Newcastle 2 (10)
O2 Academy Glasgow (12)


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