Cigarettes After Sex / Announce Brixton Academy Headline Show
“Surely one of the year’s finest!”
- Q (★★★★)
“Noir dreampop could be one of 2017's best”
- The Guardian (★★★★)
“Perhaps no band working today makes music that better fits their name than Cigarettes After Sex”
- The Line of Best Fit (Album Of The Week)
“As intimate as a late–night phone call and blissfully self–assured”
With the latest leg of their seemingly unending global headline tour arriving in the UK next week, Cigarettes After Sex have announced yet more tour dates for 2018 including a headline show at London’s Brixton Academy on 24th May. Newly announced 2018 tour dates as follows.
CIGARETTES AFTER SEX NEW 2018 TOUR DATES:
May 15 - Vienna, Austria - Gasometer
May 16 - Berlin, Germany - Columbiahalle
May 19 - Hamburg, Germany - Grunspan
May 20 - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg - Atelier
May 22 - Dublin, Ireland - Olympia
May 24 - London, UK - O2 Academy Brixton
May 26 - Paris, France - Trianon
May 28 - Zurich, Switzerland - X-Tra
Kicking off in Nottingham next week, their latest UK headline tour will take in Leeds, Glasgow, Belfast, Manchester, as well as a sold out show at London’s iconic Roundhouse on Monday 20th November - an impressive mere 18 months since they made their London debut, with a headline show at The (200 capacity) Lexington.
The Brooklyn based ambient pop group released their eponymous debut album to critical acclaim earlier this year. Having become a word of mouth sensation online, amassing tens of millions of streams for their exquisitely yearning, graceful dream-pop, their anticipated debut has album has now sold close to 100,000 copies worldwide.
Amidst the critical acclaim and impressive sales & streaming figures, setting them apart as an indie breakout act of the year, Cigarettes After Sex have also found themselves vocal fans in Taylor Swift, Khalid, Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear), and Francoise Hardy too who recently penned an essay for The Talkhouse about her love for the band, naming their music as something “which I have been looking for all my life”. Read the essay in full HERE.
Whilst in the UK later this month, Cigarettes After Sex will step into Maida Vale to record a live version of their current single ‘Sweet’ with Annie Mac for BBC Radio 1. Listen to the track on YouTube & Spotify and revisit ‘Nothing’s Gonna Hurt You Baby’ from Cigarettes After Sex’ debut EP which recently soundtracked a scene in the Emmy Award winning series ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ on YouTube & Spotify.
The album ‘Cigarettes After Sex’ is out now on Partisan Records.
CIGARETTES AFTER SEX WORLD TOUR:
Nov 6 - Germany, Cologne - Kulturkirche
Nov 7 - Belgium, Brussels - AB SOLD OUT
Nov 10 - Netherlands, Amsterdam - Melkweg
Nov 12 - England, Nottingham - Rock City
Nov 13 - England, Leeds - Stylus
Nov 14 - Scotland, Glasgow - QMU
Nov 16 - Northern Ireland, Belfast - Limelight 2
Nov 17 - Ireland, Dublin - The Academy SOLD OUT
Nov 19 - England, Manchester - Ritz
Nov 20 - England, London - Roundhouse SOLD OUT
Nov 22 - France, Strasbourg - La Laiterie
Nov 23 - France, Lyon - Epicerie Moderne
Nov 25 - Portugal, Lisbon - Mexefest
Nov 26 - Portugal, Porto - Hard Club
Nov 27 - Spain, Madrid - El Sol
Nov 28 - Spain, Zaragoza - Las Armas
Nov 29 - Spain, Barcelona - La de Apolo
Dec 4 - Switzerland, Zurich - Plaza
Dec 6 - Germany, Berlin - Astra
Dec 7 - Poland, Warsaw - Progresja
Dec 15 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Bue Fesitval
Jan 4 - Brisbane, Australia - The Zoo
Jan 6 - Melbourne, Australia - Corner Hotel