The View Announce New Album and UK Tour

Scottish indie rockers the View today announced their return, unveiling their new album Cheeky For A Reason, due to e released on the band’s new label, Cooking Vinyl. The LP is due out on 2nd July, with a single due to precede the album on 25th June, just in time for the summer festivals, of which the band are veterans.

Cheeky For A Reason will be the band’s fourth full-length release following 2011′s Bread & Circuses, as well as the band’s Mercury nominated and chart topping debut Hats Off to the Buskers. The album is currently being recorded in Liverpool’s Motor Museum Studios with Foals, Razorlight and Arctic Monkeys producer Mike Crossey.

Announced via their website earlier on today, the band also announced some early titles to some of the album’s songs, including ’Bunker’, ‘The Clock Has No Sympathy’,’ Anfield Row’ ‘How Long’ and ‘AB’. It was also revealed that the band had also spent time writing with Kings Of Leon’s unofficial fifth member, writer and producer Angelo Petraglia.

In honour of the new release the Scottish band have also announced a series of intimate gigs, and another series of shows at larger venues. It will be the first time since the 2011 tour of 2011′s Bread & Circuses that the band will have embarked on a full scale tour.

The tour dates are as follows:


9th – Inverness, Rockness
10th – Stockton, Ku Bar
12th – Leeds, Cockpit
13th – Hull, The Welly
14th – York, The Duchess
16th – Sheffield, Leadmill
17th – Liverpool, O2 Academy
18th – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
19th – Cardiff, Cardiff University
20th – Bristol, Fleece
22nd – Northampton, Roadmender
23rd – Oxford, O2 Academy 2
24th – Brighton, Concorde 2
25th – Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
26th – London, Koko
28th – Cambridge, Junction
29th – Wolverhampton, Wulfren Hall



7th – Cleethorpes, Pleasure Island
8th – Doncaster, The Dome
9th – Manchester, The Ritz
10th – Newcastle, O2 Academy 2
12th – Glasgow, O2 Academy

Tickets are due to go on general sale from the 30th March, so don’t miss out!


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