Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Slowdive - Sugar for the Pill


The English rock band SLOWDIVE are back from a 22 yrs rest, they reunited 2014 and have now released a brand new album. SLOWDIVE was formed in Reading, Berkshire in 1989. The band consists of Rachel Goswell on vocals and guitar, Simon Scott on drums, Neil Halstead on vocals and guitar, Nick Chaplin on bass and Christian Savill on guitar. Several other drummers also briefly played with the band, including Adrian Sell, Neil Carter and Ian McCutcheon. Halstead is the band's primary songwriter.




Goswell and Halstead had known each other since early childhood in Reading, Berkshire. Scott left in 1994 and when Savill and Chaplin left the band soon after the release of Pygmalion, the remaining members renamed the band Mojave 3. SLOWDIVE reunited in 2014.

Their sound has been described as dream pop, shoegazing, indie rock and ambient.

Today’s tune "Sugar for the Pill” is a disarming heartbreak ballad led by singer Neil Halstead in a surprisingly gentle mood, taken from SLOWDIVE, released May 5th on Dead Oceans.



Upcoming Tour Dates:

21 July 2017 - FYF Fest, Los Angeles, CA
28 July 2017 - Valley Rock Festival, South Korea
30 July 2017 - Fuji Rock Festival, Japan
19 August 2017 - Pstereo Festival, Trondheim, Norway
27 August 2017 - Rock En Seine, Paris, France
31 Aug-1 Sept 2017 - End of the Road Festival, UK
7 September 2017 - Barby, Tel Aviv, Israel
9 September 2017 - Fuzz Club, Athens, Greece
15-16 Sept 2017 - Levitation France, Angers, France
17 Sept 2017 - Beyond The Tracks Festival, UK
29 Sept-01 Oct 2017 - Way Back When Festival, Germany
30 Sept 2017 - Copenhagen DR Koncerthuset, Denmark SOLD OUT
2 Oct 2017 - Warsaw Palladium, Poland
3 Oct 2017 - Berlin Huxleys Neue Welt, Germany
4 Oct 2017 - Hamburg Uebel & Gefaehrlich, Germany
6 Oct 2017 - Amsterdam Paradiso, Netherlands
7 Oct 2017 - Brussels Botanique, Belgium SOLD OUT
9 Oct 2017 - Glasgow O2 ABC, UK
10 Oct 2017 - Manchester Albert Hall, UK
11 Oct 2017 - Leeds Town Hall, UK
13 Oct 2017 - London Roundhouse, UK
23 Oct 2017 - The Commodore, Vancouver, Canada
25 Oct 2017 - The Neptune, Seattle, US SOLD OUT
26 Oct 2017 - Crystal Ballroom, Portland, US
28 Oct 2017 - Fox Theatre, Oakland, US
1 Nov 2017 - The Ogden, Denver, US
3 Nov 2017 - The Truman, Kansas City, US
4 Nov 2017 - Barrymore Theater, Madison, US
5 Nov - Vic Theatre, Chicago, US
7 Nov - Newport Music Hall, Columbus, US
8 Nov 2017 - Majestic Theatre, Detroit, US
9 Nov 2017 - Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY, US
10 Nov 2017 - Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada
11 Nov 2017 - College St Music Hall, New Haven, US
12 Nov 2017 - Terminal 5, NY, US
14 Nov 2017 - Paradise, Boston, US
15 Nov 2017 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia, US
16 Nov 2017 - Ram’s Head, Baltimore, US
17 Nov 2017 - The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC, US

More info @

Official Slowdive Web

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