Bloc Party release ‘The Prayer’ on 29th January

Bloc Party release the single The Prayer on the 29th January 2007. The Prayer will be the first single released from the bands second album A Weekend in The City 5th February on Wichita Recordings. The single and album have both been produced by Jacknife Lee and recorded in Ireland. The Prayer will be available on the following formats as well as a download bundle with exclusive remixes.

7 one (WEBB118S)

A. The Prayer

B. England

7 two (WEBB118SX)

A. The Prayer

B.Version 2

CD (WEBB118SCD)

1. The Prayer

2. We Were Lovers

3. The Prayer (Phones Metal Jackin Mix)

Exclusive remixes of “The Prayer” will include a freaked-out club banger from hotly tipped, Parisian DJ Para One (Institubes); a perfect drum and bass production from the UKs Break & Silent Witness (DNAudio, Quarantine Records); and a dirty roller from new UK duo Does It Offend You, Yeah? (Virgin).

Bloc Party will be touring the UK in January 2007, their first UK tour since October 2005 all shows have sold out. Dates are as follow:

JANUARY

SAT 27 SOUTHAMPTON GUILDHALL

SUN 28 NORWICH UEA

WED 31 LONDON ASTORIA

FEBRUARY

THU 1 LONDON ASTORIA

FRI 2 LONDON ASTORIA

SAT 3 FOLKESTONE LEAS CLIFF HALL

MON 5 READING HEXAGON

TUE 6 CARDIFF UNI

WED 7 BRISTOL ACADEMY

FRI 9 EXETER GREAT HALL

SAT 10 BIRMINGHAM ACADEMY

SUN 11 NOTTINGHAM ROCK CITY

TUE 13 CAMBRIDGE CORN EXCHANGE

WED 14 MANCHESTER ACADEMY

THU 15 DUBLIN AMBASSADOR

SAT 17 GLASGOW BARROWLAND

SUN 18 ABERDEEN MUSIC HALL

TUE 20 EDINBURGH USHER HALL

WED 21 NEWCASTLE ACADEMY

THU 22 SHEFFIELD OCTAGON

Bloc Party are Kele Okereke – Voice & Guitar, Russell Lissack – Guitar, Gordon Moakes – Bass & Voice, Matt Tong – Drums.

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