Friday, September 10, 2010

The Xcerts - Announce headline tour and CMJ (New York) appearance

The Xcerts - Scatterbrain

Late last month THE XCERTS premiered the video to their new single ‘Young (Belane)’ featuring Jamie Campbell Bower (of Twilight, Harry Potter…) exclusively through the band’s official website (http://www.thexcertband.com/) and YouTube. The video proved an instant success crashing YouTube’s hit counter with fans logging on in their thousands. Although many hits were lost due to the shear volume of simultaneous views ‘Young (Belane)’ still managed to become the 13th ‘Most Viewed’, 10th ‘Top Favorited’ and 10th ‘Top Rated’ video on the video streaming website which led to repercussions in other territories across the World (also being featured in the ‘Most Views’ category in South Africa and New Zealand).

THE XCERTS return with their second album and follow up to 2009’s ‘In The Cold Wind We Smile’; 'Scatterbrain’ will be released on the 4th October through Xtra Mile Recordings (Frank Turner, Reuben, Far, Straight Lines…) preceded by new single ‘Young (Belane)’ a week earlier. The band will shortly be joining Futures and Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly on tour. These dates will be followed by the bands own headline tour and special showcase at renowned New York music industry festival CMJ. Dates are as follows:

OCTOBER
1st Kirkcaldy The Windsor
2nd Stirling Tolbooth *Reloaded Festival
3rd Bathgate Attic
4th Aberdeen Snafu
6th Sheffield Academy 2
7th Brighton Concorde 2 *Brighton Live – Free Entry
8th Plymouth White Rabbit
9th Bristol Fleece
11th Stoke Sugarmill
12th York Fibbers
13 London Electric Ballroom (supporting Get Cape)
14th The Hippodrome, Kingston (New Slang)

Pre-order ‘Scatterbrain’ through the Xtra Mile Recordings webstore: http://www.xtramilerecordings.com/

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