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The Wildhearts announce brand new studio album


The Wildhearts
announce brand new studio album
21st Century Love Songs
on Graphite Records

The Wildhearts are proud to announce the release of 21st Century Love Songs, their brand new full-length studio album on September 3rd through Graphite Records.

21st Century Love Songs is the follow up to Renaissance Men, their highest charting album since 1994’s P.H.U.Q, which debuted at number 11.

“Renaissance Men reminded me of our first album, Earth Vs The Wildhearts. No one knew how the fans and press would receive it, so it was balls-to-the-wall rock and fuck ’em if they don’t like it.

Going in again, for 21st Century Love Songs, naturally reminded me of our second album, PHUQ, where we got to flex our creative muscle, and show everyone what we’re capable of. This time we let the songs simmer until absolutely ready. We let the theme of the album present itself. There’s a subtlety to this album, something that people don’t often associate with The Wildhearts, and a sense of adventure in the unorthodox arrangements of the songs. This is where I become a fan of the band, when we ditch the rule book and just follow our instinct. Sarcastic, fun, angry, proud, experimental and belligerent, all wrapped up in a big ‘fuck you’, this is the sound of the band in their natural habitat. This time we’re in control.” exclaims Ginger Wildheart.

With The Wildhearts classic line up of Ginger, CJ, Ritchie and Danny still holding strong this creatively brilliant band who helped change the landscape of British rock through the 90’s are showing no sign of slowing down.

21st Century Love Songs will be available in usual CD and vinyl formats plus an exclusive limited edition red vinyl.There’s also signed photocards with each format whilst stock lasts, as well as T-Shirt bundles available from the band’s webstore https://www.omerch.com/shop/thewildhearts

To celebrate the release of  21st Century Love Songs’ The Wildhearts play an 18 date UK tour. The tour will start in Cardiff on Friday 3rd September and concludes in Southampton on Saturday 25th September.

Their incendiary live performances over the last few years have seen the band’s popularity hit new heights as The Wildhearts continue to cement their reputation and legacy as one of the best bands the UK has ever produced.

Live 2021 dates in full

Festivals

July

17         Sat       Ramblin Man Fair, Maidstone
25        Sun      Steelhouse Festival, Ebbw Vale
29       Thu      Wacken Open Air 2021, Wacken, Germany
30       Fri        Rock and Blues Custom Show, Derby
31        Sat       Cleethorpes Rocks, Cleethorpes

August

13         Fri         Bloodstock
21         Sat        Razernij Festival, Antwerp, Belgium

Headline Tour

September

03         Fri         Tramshed, Cardiff
04         Sat        SWX, Bristol
05         Sun       Phoenix, Exeter
06         Mon     Cheese & Grain, Frome
08         Wed     Academy 2, Manchester
09         Thu       Electric Ballroom, London
10         Fri         Waterfront, Norwich
11         Sat        Chalk, Brighton
12         Sun       Madding Crowd, Bournemouth
15         Wed     KKs Steel Mill, Wolverhampton
16         Thu       Guildhall, Gloucester
17         Fri         Boiler Shop, Newcastle
18         Sat        Stylus, Leeds
20         Mon     Mac Arts, Galashiels
21         Tue       Tolbooth, Stirling
22         Wed     The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
24         Fri         Foundry, Sheffield
25         Sat        Engine Rooms, Southampton

October

1           Fri         Great British Alternative Festival, Skegness
2           Sat        MK11, Milton Keynes
15         Fri         Roadmender, Northampton
16         Sat        Cornwall Rocks, Cornwall

November

5          Fri       MMH Radio 10 Year Birthday Bash, Birmingham
11        Thu      Hedworth Hall, South Shields
12        Fri       Monsterfest,  Inverness

To purchase tickets please go to: https://bnds.us/yysup1

http://www.thewildhearts.com/
https://www.facebook.com/TheWildhearts

 


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