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Kagoule unveil new track ‘Made of Concrete’ – Debut album Urth released Aug 21st‏

July 21, 2015

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Kagoule

Listen to new single ‘Made of Concrete’

Urth released August 21st 2015 via Earache Records

Tough, ragged Nineties indie-rock with just the right amount of anthemic lift” Rolling Stone

Alt Rock with fuzzy hooks and a fresh approachThe Independent

It is indeed a cause for celebrationThe Guardian

A perfect blend of melody and brutalityNME

As they prepare for the release of their debut album Urth, Nottingham’s Kagoulehave unveiled the new single ‘Made Of Concrete’. Listen now on SoundCloud. A more reflective track than previous singles ‘Glue’ and ‘Gush’, the ethereal ‘Made of Concrete’ sees bassist Lucy take lead vocals for a wistful and bittersweet performance.

Of the track, guitarist Cai says: “It came as a trapped sound in a Boss delay pedal box. Someone at the factory must’ve been humming in the right direction at the right time, the waves slipped through and the cardboard door sealed behind them. It journeyed over sea and land, benumbed by fear until I freed it from its torture and gave it a home (I think that’s how sound works right?) It was one of the first songs I wrote for Kagoule. I think I was 15. After the initial “Check out what this pedal can do” it hasn’t changed much, apart from the fact Lucy won the rights to sing it from me over a heated Beyblade tournament.”

Despite not yet being out of their teens, acclaim for the band has come from the likes of NME, Guardian and Rolling Stone, plus great support from BBC Radio 1, BBC 6Music and XFM. Having previously shared stages with the likes of Drenge, METZ, The Wytches and Iceage, Kagoule have just finished a series of dates with Johnny Marr and performed at Hyde Park alongside The Who.

Kagoule will celebrate the release of Urth with a series of instore performances at Rough Trade Nottingham and London’s Rough Trade East. Urth is released via Earache Records on August 21st 2015. It can now be pre-order via iTunes andEarache Records.

Tour dates

Jul. 25 – Birmingham, UK – One Beat Festival @ Canon Hill Park
Jul. 25 – Sheffield, UK – Tramlines Festival @ The Great Gatsby
Jul. 25 – Sheffield, UK – Tramlines Festival @ University Arms
Aug. 02 – Derby, UK – Y-Not Festival
Aug. 04 – London, UK – The Barfly (XFM Xposure Live)
Aug. 06 – Nottingham, UK – The Music Exchange instore
Aug. 13 – Nottingham, UK – Rough Trade instore
Aug. 21 – London, UK – Rough Trade East instore
Oct. 09 – Nottingham, UK – Rock City w/ Sleaford Mods
Oct. 10 – Leeds, UK – Beacons Metro w/ Traams, Pins, Crushed Beaks
Oct. 18 – Manchester, UK – Carefully Planned Festival

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