Alvvays announce new single ‘Party Police’ – Tour begins 21st Jan‏

January 15, 2015



New single ‘Party Police’ released 23rd February 2015

UK tour begins 21st January 2015

Toronto’s Alvvays have announced ‘Party Police’ as the next single from their self-titled album, released 23rd February 2015 via Transgressive Records. One of the most reflective tracks from their acclaimed debut, the rousing chorus of ‘Party Police’ has seen the track quickly become a live favourite in the indie-pop band’s set.

Alvvays return to the UK for a full European tour on 21st January. Having already sold out the London and Manchester dates of the run, the band recently announced new shows in those cities for September 2015. Tickets are available now.

Alvvays released one of 2014’s most talked about debuts, with the albums placing highly in the favourite album lists from outlets including Rolling Stone, NME, DIY and Best Fit, and their track ‘Archie, Marry Me’ ranking as one of the year’s best songs from the likes of Pitchfork, NME and Drowned In Sound.

Tour dates

21st January        Manchester          Deaf Institute – Sold Out
22nd January       Leeds                   Brudenell Social Club – Sold Out
23rd January        Newcastle          Think Tank
24th January        Glasgow              King Tuts – Sold Out
26th January        Nottingham        The Bodega
27th January        Birmingham       Hare & Hounds – Sold Out
28th January        London                Scala – Sold Out
30th January        Oxford                 O2 Academy 2
31st January        Bristol                  Thekla – Sold Out
1st February        Paris                     Point Ephemere
2nd February       Antwerp               Trix
3rd February       Amsterdam          Paradiso
5th February        Oslo                     John Dee
6th February        Stockholm           Debaser Strand
7th February        Copenhagen      Beta
9th February        Hamburg             Molotow exil
10th February     Berlin                    Kantine Am Berghain
12th February     Vienna                  B72
13th February     Milan                     Lo Fi
14th February     Zurcich                 Bogen F

Recently announced dates

10th September   Manchester       Academy 2
11th September   London                O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

Praise for Alvvays:

“… you cannot help but be drawn in” – Sunday Times Culture – Debut of the Week
“some genuinely great moments” – Guardian
“Charming and cherishable” – MOJO
“A great debut record laced with melancholy and beautiful moments.” NME – 8/10
“It’s a timeless, modern classic.” The Line of Best Fit – 9/10
“With each effort packing at least half a dozen unique hooks, it’s difficult for anything to come off remotely dull.” DIY – 4/5
“Stardom beckons.” The 405 – 8/10
“the songs on Alvvays are pretty indestructible” Drowned In Sound – 8/10
“This is the sound of pristine pop music” Pitchfork – 7.6


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