The View announce new album details and UK shows – ticket details

Dundee band return with fourth album 'Cheeky For A Reason'

The View have announced that they will release their new album, titled ‘Cheeky For A Reason’, on July 2.

The album is their fourth LP to date and is the follow-up to 2011’s ‘Bread & Circuses’, 2009’s ‘Which Bitch?’ and 2007’s Mercury-nominate ‘Hats Off To The Buskers’.

While a release date has been set, the band are currently still laying down the tracks in Liverpool’s Motor Museum Studios with Arctic Monkeys’ producer, Mike Crossey.


Speaking about how the album will sound, lead singer Kyle Falconer described the new material as “Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ done by The Clash”.

The album will come out on the band’s new label, Cooking Vinyl, On July 2 and will be preceded by a single on June 25. A tracklisting has yet to be announced but working titles include ‘Bunker’, ‘The Clock Has No Sympathy’, ‘Anfield Road’, ‘How Long’ and ‘AB’.

The Scottish quartet will showcase the album with a UK tour, which begins at RockNess festival on June 9 and ends in Glasgow on July 12.

The View will play:

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

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