Friday, October 14, 2005

The Durutti Column - "Keep Breathing"


My favorite band has a new album in the works...and many other goodies!

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Press Release From The Durutti Column

Durutti's new LP " Keep Breathing"
`A musician of unassailable daring and integrity.' The Independent

'The best guitarist in the world.' City Life, Manchester

'Vini Reilly is just a great guitarist full stop.' John Frusciante,
Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Next Saturday, 22nd October The Durutti Column, featuring guitarist
Vini Reilly, drummer Bruce Mitchell and multi-instrumentalist Kier
Stewart, will be playing their first gig including material form the
soon to be released album "Keep Breathing".

The gig is a "near home" performance at Bury Met Arts Centre. More
tour dates are listed below.

The album features 12 brand new tracks, recorded and written by Vini
Reilly and arranged by Ben Roberts.

Reilly famously, has criticised his previous recordings, claiming, "
It's all rubbish". This album though has received his own critical
acclaim.

"It's a great album", he says " For the first time in 25 years, I'm
pleased with my own album, I want it to succeed, and feel its good
enough to do that".

Whilst " Keep Breathing" will be released on a major label, The
Durutti Column also release their own material on Kooky Discs. Most
recently the classic Amigos Em Portugal Live album, was re released on
CD for the first time. The 2004 album Tempus Fugit has sold out its
initial pressing of 2,500, Both albums and more Durutti Column
rarities are available through the bands own website
(click above)

In total The Durutti Column have released over 20 albums, numerous
singles and are currently editing their first DVD which will be
available next year.

LIVE DATES for 2005 so far are:
22- Oct The Met Bury 0161 7617107 tickets £10 advance
26-Nov Cabaret Voltaire Edinburgh 0131 220 6176 tickets £12 advance
27-Nov The Arches Glasgow 0870 2407528 tickets £12 advance
28-Nov The Lemon Tree Aberdeen 01224 642230 tickets £10 advance
02-Dec The Cluny Newcastle 0191 2304474 tickets £10 advance
04-Dec Ronnie Scott's London 08700 600100 tickets £16 advance
05-Dec Komedia Brighton 01273 647100 tickets £10/12 advance

1 comment:

matt said...

Hey George -- great job on the DC post & new album info. I gotta get around to throwin' up a long overdue DC post on los amigos . . . soon. And when i do, i'll give this post, obey the time and your Off the Cuff (No Commercial Potential) show @ ZBC a shout out!!

--cheers!