The Pigeon Detectives Emergency album and single

‘EMERGENCY’ is the brand new album from The Pigeon Detectives and is released on 26th May 2008 – exactly two days shy of a year after their debut ‘Wait For Me’ came out.  It crashed into the charts at number three and has since achieved platinum status, a first for their independent label Dance to The Radio. A single ‘This Is An Emergency’ is released on the 12th May, which some fans may remember from their sell out dates last year.  The group, who recently opened the NME Awards Shows with a blistering headlining appearance at the Astoria, head out for a full UK tour in May which over 70,000 people have already snapped up tickets for.
 
The band (Matt Bowman – vocals / Ryan Wilson – guitar / Jimmi Naylor – drums / Oli Main – guitar / Dave Best- bass) recorded ‘Emergency’ in Monnow Valley in Wales with producer Stephen Street and it’s currently being mixed by Cenzo Townshend with whom they worked with on the last record.
 
“Emergency could describe the last 12 months. It’s been fairly frantic, everything’s been going at breakneck speed between gigs and touring and festivals. I think we’ve definitely written a record rather than a number of songs to play live,” Matt Bowman
 
The Pigeon Detectives turned down several (lucrative!) offers from other labels after the success of their first record – which produced 4 hit singles – in order to re-sign with Leeds label Dance To The Radio.  After all, they got it right first time around …
 
live: (There are only a handful of tickets left for 4 shows UK tour)

3rd May – Leeds , Millennium Square SOLD OUT
4th May – Leeds, Millennium Square SOLD OUT
13th May – Dublin, Ambassador Theatre 0818719300 (€23 Tickets)
14th May – Belfast, Mandella Hall SOLD OUT
16th May – Glasgow, Academy SOLD OUT
17th May – Glasgow, Academy SOLD OUT
18th May – Newcastle, Academy SOLD OUT
19th May – Lincoln, Engine Shed SOLD OUT
21st May – Sheffield, Academy SOLD OUT
22nd May – Manchester, Apollo SOLD OUT
23rd May – Manchester, Apollo SOLD OUT
24th May – Cambridge, Corn Exchange SOLD OUT
26th May – Southend, Cliffs Pavilion 01702 351135
27th May – Portsmouth, Guildhall 02392 824355
28th May – Bristol, Academy SOLD OUT
29th May – Plymouth, Pavilion SOLD OUT
31st May – Bridlington, Spa SOLD OUT
1st June – Birmingham, Academy SOLD OUT
2ndJune – Birmingham, Academy SOLD OUT
3rdJune – Brighton, Dome 01273 709709
5thJune – Newport, Centre 01633 656757
6thJune – London, Brixton Academy SOLD OUT
7thJune – London, Brixton Academy SOLD OUT

 

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