S.C.U.M -“Whitechapel”

S.C.U.M is set to release a new single, “Whitechapel” on September 27th, 2011 on Mute.

The new single “Whitechapel”, available digitally, is the second single from S.C.U.M’s eagerly awaited debut album Again Into Eyes, which will be released on October 4th.

The release comes backed with exclusive track “Blindness” and also features remixes by Light Asylum and Carter Tutti (Throbbing Gristle / Chris and Cosey).

The single is accompanied by a new video directed by acclaimed artists Tim Noble and Sue Webster. Gripping, darkly atmospheric and truly striking, the video features the gothic euphoria and shadow play that the band is known for.

Again Into Eyes is a genuinely triumphant arrival,featuringten stunning tracks that reel from glorious carnival-esque euphoria to a sound that occasionally flirts at melancholy and utter despair. Recorded in London with producers Ken and Jolyon Thomas the album sees the bands individual listening habits in psychedelia, space-rock, avant-garde, and ambient soundtracks collide to form a pop trip that neatly balances the innovative with the rapturously danceable to great effect.

The S.C.U.M. line up of Thomas Cohen (vocal), Bradley Baker (machines), Samuel Kilcoyne (moog), Melissa Rigby (drums) and Huw Webb (Bass), kick off the fourteen date NME tour with Wolf Gang in October, which also features Niki and the Dove and DZ Deathrays.

UK & EUROPEAN DATES

SEPT 20th – PARIS CLUB SILENCIO

SEP 21st – BERLIN BANG BANG CLUB

SEP 22nd – HAMBURG REEPERBAHN FESTIVAL / MOLOTOW

OCT 20th – BORDEAUX HERETIC CLUB

OCT 21st – PARIS PETIT BAIN

EMERGE NME RADAR TOUR with Wolf Gang

OCT 2nd – EXETER PHOENIX

OCT 3rd – BRISTOL THEKLA

OCT 4th – PORTSMOUTH WEDGEWOOD ROOMS


OCT 5th – NOTTINGHAM RESCUE ROOMS

OCT 7th – BIRMINGHAM O2 ACADEMY2

OCT 8th – MANCHESTER CLUB ACADEMY

OCT 9th – NEWCASTLE O2 ACADEMY2

OCT 10th – GLASGOW KING TUTS

OCT 12th – LEEDS COCKPIT

OCT 13th – NORWICH WATERFRONT

OCT 14th – OXFORD O2 ACADEMY2

OCT 16th – STOKE SUGARMILL

OCT 17th – BRIGHTON CONCORDE2

OCT 18th – LONDON KOKO

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