Bombay Bicycle Club Announce Broadcast of Special Live Performance of Debut Album ‘I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose’
Bombay Bicycle Club are pleased to announce details of a live performance of their seminal debut album ‘I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose’. The band will return to Konk Studios, where the album was originally recorded in 2008-2009, to perform the album in full and it will be broadcast on 15th December. The performance coincides with the release of their new live album ‘I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose – Live At Brixton’ which will be released via Mmm… Records + Caroline International on 11th December.
Tickets to the performance will be available for free to fans who have pre-ordered the album from the band’s website, or for £5.50 as a standalone purchase. The performance will air at 8pm UK time on 15th December and be available for 48 hours on-demand. It will be filmed by cinematographer Dave Tree, who shot the band’s first ever music video for ‘Evening/Morning’ and all 11 music videos for their second album, ‘Flaws’.
Speaking about the event, the band say: “We’re looking forward to revisiting this album in a special one-off performance and then we’re entirely focused on new music which we hope to get to you next year.”
‘I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose – Live At Brixton’ will be available digitally, on vinyl and CD and as a double LP, which includes the original studio album as well as the live recording.
Upon its release in 2009, ‘I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose’ was met with acclaim and cemented a barely-out-of-school Bombay Bicycle Club as key players in a thriving indie music scene; an unpredictable new act and a rapidly rising one too. Its second single, ‘Always Like This’ is still an undeniable live favourite and slots into their set throughout those ten short years. The album’s youthful vitality and thoughtful takes on life as an ’00s teenager have continued to enchant new audiences as the band’s career has flourished, and stayed with day one fans as they’ve grown up alongside the band.
Today, ‘I Had The Blues…’ is celebrated as some of the band’s most beloved work and the beginning of a remarkable career.