Twin Atlantic Set Digital Release
Twin Atlantic have announced a May 3rd North American digital release of their latest effort called Free.
Free was recorded at Red Bull Studios in Santa Monica, CA with producer Gil Norton (Foo Fighters, Pixies, Jimmy Eat World).
In describing the new batch of songs, frontman Sam McTrusty explains, "We wanted there to be a brutal honesty in the lyrics. There are love songs and relationship songs, there are some with a party vibe, and there are some that are weird, heavy and grungy pop songs."
Guitarist Barry McKenna adds, "Personally the only thing I wanted to achieve from this whole process is an album the four of us could stand by and invest ourselves in. We have done that."
The title track and current single "Free" has already been garnering impressive spins on BBC Radio 1, and its companion video clip, directed by Howard Greenhalgh (Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun") is airing on MTV, Kerrang! TV, and Scuzz TV and can be viewed here.
The album will be the featured "Album of the Month" in Rock Sound's May issue, in which they give it a "9 out of 10" and hail it as, "…an ambitious and truly spectacular debut…".
Twin Atlantic are preparing to head out on a headline tour of the UK/Europe starting April 27 in Belfast (see dates below). Summer festival dates throughout the UK and Europe are lining up now, and the band is expected to be back in the U.S. for a tour this fall.
Upcoming Twin Atlantic Tour Dates
4/27 Belfast, UK Speakeasy Bar
4/28 Dublin, Ireland Academy 2
4/30 Aberdeen, SCT Lemon Tree
5/1 Inverness, UK Ironworks
5/3 Newcastle, UK Academy 2
5/5 Manchester, UK Academy 3
5/6 Glasgow, UK Barrowlands
5/7 Leeds, UK Cockpit
5/8 Nottingham, UK Rock City
5/10 Birmingham, UK Academy 3
5/11 Bristol, UK Fleece
5/12 Southampton, UK Joiners
5/13 London, UK Kings College
5/16 Tilburg, NL 013
5/17 Cologne, DE Blue Shell
5/18 Hamburg, DE Molotow
5/21 Stuttgart, DE Zwoelfzehn
5/22 Berlin, DE Comet Club
5/23 Munich, DE 59:1
5/24 Prateeln, SUI Gallery Music Club
5/26 Vienna, Austria Vienna Arena
5/31 Frankfurt, DE Das Bett
6/3 Copenhagen, DK KB18
6/4 Hasselholm, SE Siesta Festival
6/5 Oslo, NO John Dee