FRáNçOIS & THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS ANNOUNCE FURTHER DATES AND PRESENT LIVE VIDEO

11/01/12

Image: Francois & The Atlas Mountains

Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains have added four new dates to their forthcoming UK tour including shows in Manchester, Liverpool and Preston, plus a HMV Next Big Things gig on the 3rd February at the Barfly in London alongside label mates Eugene McGuinness and Trailer Trash Tracys. Francois will also play an instore at Rise in Bristol on the day of the show. The London Slaughtered Lamb album release party is now sold out.

The band’s first album for Domino, E Volo Love, will be available from 23rd January on CD, LP, digital download and as an exclusive digital / screen print bundle.  The record has already received 4* reviews in Q and The Fly; to pre-order it, click HERE.

With French lyrics and skittering African influences, the elegant and fragile album opener, Les Plus Beaux (currently playlisted at 6 Music), will be available as a digital single on the same day, 23rd January. The accompanying video features Fránçois and his band in Berlin, filmed by Edward DeVere.


Check below for a video of Francois performing a live version of album track, Slow Love, in the band’s rehearsal space in Saintes, France.

UPCOMING UK LIVE DATES:

22/01: Glasgow - Oran Mor (Celtic Connections)
25/01: London - Slaughtered Lamb (release party) – SOLD OUT
26/01: Brighton - Green Door Store (Vive la France Festival) – free
27/01: Bristol - Motocycle Showroom (+ acoustic session at Rise in the afternoon)
28/01: Gateshead - The Sage Gateshead (Hall Two)
29/01: Manchester – The Castle Hotel
30/01: Liverpool – Leaf on Bold Street
31/01: Preston – The Continental
01/02: Reading – South Street Arts Centre  
02/02: London - Shepherds Bush Empire (supporting King Creosote & Jon Hopkins)
03/02: London – Barfly (HMV Next Big Thing)

Get the Flash Player to see this movie.

LATEST FILES

Image: R U Mine?
Listen to: R U Mine?
by Arctic Monkeys
 
Image: Hot Chip - Night and Day
Listen to: Night And Day
by Hot Chip
 
Image: The Magnetic Fields - Love at the Bottom of the Sea
Listen to: Quick!
by The Magnetic Fields
 
Image: Sweetness In Her Spark
Listen to: Do Your Thing
by Lightships