LOS CAMPESINOS! Tickets
Tickets for the Los Campesinos! spring 2012 tour are available now on Aloud.com
"focused, punchy and beautifully poetic" - Q 4 stars
Following the release of Los Campesinos!'s fourth album, Hello Sadness, in November last year on Wichita to an accompanying heap of critical praise, the Cardiff-based band are delighted to announce a full UK jaunt this coming March.
Recorded in Girona, Spain, Hello Sadness is ten songs of love, loss and heartbreak nail-gunned to a back-drop of broken, tangled bodies, creeping, dead-eyed animals, suffocating, looming shadows and World Cup exits. It is an honest, bare-bones documentation of breaking up and trying not to break up in the process.
At just ten songs and 40 minutes, Hello Sadness is perhaps the first Los Campesinos! album that sounds lean and pruned, indulgence shorn away and filler ruthlessly excised. The youngsters that made debut You! Me! Dancing! are long gone. The band they've grown into, though, are something to fall for all over again. Hold tight for news on a new single in March to coincide with the tour dates: