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DIIV Release New Video For Single “The Spark”+ UK 2020 Dates

January 8, 2020
Photo by Dani Nelson

DIIV release video for their new single, “The Spark”

Taken from their third LP, Deceiver, out now via Captured Tracks

Tour the UK next month with their biggest London show to date at The O2 Forum Kentish Town on 27th February; support on all dates comes from label mates Chastity

DIIV share a video for their euphoric new single, “The Spark”, taken from their critically acclaimed third full-length album, Deceiver, out nowvia Captured Tracks. The clip was premiered via Louder, who described it as “glorious”. Edited and animated by Ruff Mercy, the video features close friends of DIIV and the lead vocalist and guitarist Zachary Cole Smith’s fianceé Dani, who is also the subject of this song – the only love song on the record. 

After finishing a run of North American live dates at the end of last year which included three sold out shows in New York and LA and one in Seattle, DIIV will embark on an extensive UK and European tour next month in support of Deceiver. The tour will include their biggest London show to date at O2 Forum Kentish Town on 27th February 2020 as well as sold out shows in Paris and Antwerp. Main support for all shows will come from their label mates, Chastity. Full dates are listed below and tickets are available here: https://diiv.net/shows

Rebirth takes place when everything falls apart. On Deceiver, DIIV craft the soundtrack to personal resurrection under the heavy weight of metallic catharsis, upheld by robust guitars and vocal tension that almost snaps, but never quite. The new album from Zachary Cole Smith, Andrew Bailey (guitar), Colin Caulfield (vocals, bass) and Ben Newman (drums) was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Sonny Diperri (Protomartyr, Trent Reznor), marking the first time the band has written as a unit and worked with an outside producer. It is preceded by 2012’s Oshin and 2016’s critical and fan favorite Is the Is Are

Stream Deceiver here – https://diiv.ffm.to/deceiver

DIIV Tour Dates:

With support on all shows from Chastity

20/02 – Bristol, UK – SWX

21/02 – Leeds, UK – Leeds University Stylus

22/02 – Liverpool, UK – The Invisible Wind Factory

23/02 – Glasgow, UK – Queen Margaret Union

24/02 – Newcastle upon Tyne, UK – Riverside

26/02 – Manchester, UK – Academy 2

27/02 – London, UK – O2 Forum Kentish Town

28/02 – Birmingham, UK – The Crossing

29/02 – Brighton, UK – Chalk (Formerly the Haunt)

02/03 – Paris, France – La Gaîeté Lyrique – SOLD OUT

03/03 – Antwerp, Belgium – Trix – SOLD OUT

04/03 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso

05/03 – Hamburg, Germany – Gruenspan

06/03 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Pumpehuset

08/03 – Berlin, Germany – Festsaal Kreuzberg

09/03 – Prague, Czech Republic – MEETFACTORY

10/03 – Vienna, Austria – Szene Wien

11/03 – Munich, Germany – Strom

12/03 – Zürich, Switzerland – Rote Fabrik – Aktionshalle

13/03 – Bologna, Italy – Locomotiv Club

14/03 – Milan, Italy – Magazzini Generali

16/03 – Barcelona, Spain – La [2] de Apolo

17/03 – Madrid, Spain – Independance Club

19/03 – Porto, Portugal – Hard Club

20/03 – Lisboa, Portugal – Lisboa ao Vivo

11/06 – Helsinki, Finland – Sideways Festival 

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