The Slow Readers Club have announced details of their third album, Build A Tower, scheduled for release on May 4th via Modern Sky. Deluxe bundles also include a live album recorded with Joe Duddell and a string quarter at Festival No 6 last September. They've also announced a tour for April and May including a special homecoming show at Manchester Cathedral on album release date.
The album, the follow-up to 2015's Cavalcade, features last year's breakthrough single Lunatic, forthcoming single You Opened Up My Heart, two songs Through The Shadows and Never Said I Was The Only One that have been revealed live and six new songs previously unheard - Supernatural, On The TV, Lives Never Known, Not Afraid Of The Dark, Lost In Your Gaze and Distant Memory.
The live album features six tracks - Cavalcade, Block Out The Sun, Frozen, Follow Me Down, Secrets and Know the Day Will Come.
Formats and extras which be available in a range of bundles include :
Standard release CD, cassette and cherry red LP (with signed 5" and 12" inserts for CD and LP available from the band's official store)
Webstore exclusive coloured LP with different sleeve (1000 copies only)
Vinyl test pressing (30 only available as part of bundles)
Live At Festival No6 - CD and white vinyl (1000 copies only)
Exclusive t-shirt based on the webstore exclusive LP sleeve
Gold enamel pin badge
The Build A Tower tour calls at the following venues :
Thursday 26th April - Cardiff Globe
Friday 27th April - Southampton Engine Rooms
Saturday 28th April - Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Friday 4th May - Manchester Cathedral
Saturday 5th May - Liverpool Sound City Festival
Sunday 6th May - Glasgow Stag And Dagger Festival
Thursday 10th May - Newcastle Riverside
Friday 11th May - Hull Welly
Saturday 12th May - Nottingham Rock City
Thursday 17th May - Wolverhampton Slade Rooms
Friday 18th May - Norwich Arts Centre
Saturday 19th May - Northwich Library
Friday 25th May - London Islington Assembly Hall
Saturday 26th May - Stoke Sugarmill
26th - 29th July - Kendal Calling
The album is available for pre-order and tickets for the tour dates (excluding Liverpool, Glasgow, Northwich and Kendal) are available now on presale at their website and on general sale tomorrow (Friday 2nd).
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