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Biffy Clyro // Animal Style Music Video

Biffy Clyro // Animal Style Music Video

Biffy Clyro follow 2013’s critically acclaimed #1 double-album ‘Opposites’ with their seventh studio album ‘Ellipsis’ which will be released on July 8th on Warner Bros. Records / 14th Floor Recordings. Pre-orders for the album are now open , with  ‘Wolves of Winter’ and ‘Animal Style’ aew now streaming and available as an instant grat tracks.


As is tradition, writing sessions for the album saw Biffy Clyro – Simon Neil (vocals/guitar) and the Johnston brothers James (bass) and Ben (drums) working in the intimate environment of their practice room. They then headed to Los Angeles for recording sessions with producer Rich Costey (Muse, My Chemical Romance, Sigur Ros).

Citing influences as diverse as Tears For Fears’ ‘Songs From The Big Chair’ album, DJ Arca and Deafheaven, Simon Neil has described ‘Ellipsis’ as “more of a punch to the nose than a big cuddle.” Lyrically, the album’s songs tackle personal issues with the idea of “fighting back” a recurring theme.

Such themes are also apparent in the album’s visceral first single ‘Wolves of Winter’ which captures Biffy Clyro’s famous blend of angular riffs, pummelling rhythms and strident hooks. Says Neil: “’Wolves of Winter’ is about us being wolves on a patch and if you come onto that patch, we’ll tear you limb-from-limb.”

An ‘Ellipsis’ (most commonly depicted as …) indicates a continuation: in this case, Biffy Clyro’s new body of work is an ongoing representation of everything that the band have stood for since first debuting in 2002 with the ‘Blackened Sky’ album.

‘Ellipsis’ will be available digitally and on CD as both standard and deluxe editions. In addition, a variety of vinyl formats will be issued together with a special D2C box set which will be available exclusively from

After playing their only show of 2015 shortly before midnight on New Year’s Eve at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, Biffy Clyro recently announced that they’ll headline this summer’s Reading (August 28th) and Leeds Festivals (August 26th).
Biffy also play Belfast’s Belsonic on Saturday June 25th

Now Biffy Clyro can also announce details of their biggest Scottish show at Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park on August 27th. Part of this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions, the 35,000 capacity show features special guests Fall Out Boy as well as more bands that will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets go on sale from 9am on Wednesday March 23rd and will be available from and

‘Opposites’ saw Biffy Clyro flourish with their first #1 album and another Top 10 single with ‘Black Chandelier’. The band’s live shows soared to new heights with highlights including debut festival headline sets at Reading, Leeds, Radio 1’s Big Weekend, Isle of Wight and T in the Park; a triumphant sold-out UK arena tour; and extensive touring across six continents.



Neil Young Earth

Neil Young will release a new album, entitled EARTH, on June 17th via Reprise Records. The album features performances of songs from a range of Young’s albums, including last year’s The Monsanto Years, 1990’s Ragged Glory, and 1970’s After the Gold Rush. The audio was captured during Young’s 2015 tour with The Promise of the Real, fronted by Lukas Nelson (vocals/guitar) and Micah Nelson (guitar, vocals) – Willie Nelson’s sons. The tour included Young performing solo and with the band for a full electric show.

A new take on some of Young’s most beloved songs, EARTH features the live recordings, along with added musical overdubs, as well as sounds of the earth, such as city sounds like car horns, sounds of insects, and animal sounds from bears, birds, crickets, bees, horses, cows – creating a very strange, yet beautiful atmosphere.

“Ninety-eight uninterrupted minutes long, EARTH flows as a collection of 13 songs from throughout my life, songs I have written about living here on our planet together,” says Young. “Our animal kingdom is well represented in the audience as well, and the animals, insects, birds, and mammals actually take over the performances of the songs at times.”

Coming out on June 24th are two rare films – the critically acclaimed post-apocalyptic musical comedy Human Highway and the concert feature Rust Never Sleeps- for the first time on DVD and Blu Ray via Reprise Records. Neither film has been available or viewed in years. Human Highway is Young’s 1982 comedy starring Russ Tamblyn, Charlotte Stewart, Dean Stockwell, Dennis Hopper, and Devo, which has been digitally restored for the DVD and Blu Ray release. Rust Never Sleeps is the full-length feature about Young’s 1978 concert tour and includes such classic young Young’s most popular songs, showcasing classic hits such as “I Am a Child,” featuring Crazy Horse, “Cinnamon Girl,” “Like A Hurricane” and both the acoustic and electric versions of his

Revised track-listing for EARTH is as follows:

“Mother Earth” (from Ragged Glory)
“Seed Justice” (previously unreleased)
“My Country Home” (from Ragged Glory)
“The Monsanto Years” (from The Monsanto Years)
“Western Hero” (from Sleeps With Angels)
“Vampire Blues” (from On The Beach)

“Hippie Dream” (from Landing On Water)

“After The Gold Rush” (from After The Gold Rush)
“Human Highway” (from Comes a Time)

“Big Box” (from The Monsanto Years)

“People Want to Hear About Love” (from The Monsanto Years)
“Wolf Moon” (from The Monsanto Years)

“Love & Only Love” (from Ragged Glory)






L I S T E N  T O ‘T H E G E T A W A Y’ H E R E


Today, Grammy® Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Red Hot Chili Peppers release the title track from their upcoming new album The Getaway, which will be released by Warner Bros. Records on June 17th. The track is available as an instant download, along with the previous single “Dark Necessities,” to those who pre-order the album at It is released around the world today via all digital retailers and is available for streaming on Spotify.

The Getaway was produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Nigel Godrich. Red Hot Chili Peppers’ previous album, I’m With You, was released in 2011 and topped the charts in 18 countries.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at a variety of music festivals around the world this summer, including headlining Lollapalooza in Chicago on July 30th.

Please see below for all upcoming dates.

The Getaway

1. The Getaway
2. Dark Necessities
3. We Turn Red
4. The Longest Wave
5. Goodbye Angels
6. Sick Love
7. Go Robot
8. Feasting on the Flowers
9. Detroit
10. This Ticonderoga
11. Encore
12. The Hunter
13. Dreams of a Samurai

05/29 – Napa Valley, CA – BottleRock
06/03-05 – Mendig Airfield, Germany – Rock am Ring
06/03-05 – Nuremburg, Germany – Rock im Park
06/08 – Interlaken, Switzerland – Greenfield Festival
06/10 – Landgraaf, Netherlands – Pinkpop
06/10-12 – Nickelsdorf, Austria – Novarock
06/29-07/02 – Roskilde, Denmark – Roskilde Festival
06/30-07/03 – Gdynia, Poland – Open’er Festival
07/02 – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
07/06 – Kiev, Ukraine – U-Park Festival
07/09 – Moscow, Russia – Park Live
07/10 – Perthshire, Scotland – T in the Park
07/15 – Ottawa, Canada – Ottawa Bluesfest
07/16 – Quebec City, Canada – Festival d’été de Quebec
07/22-24 – Yuzawa-cho, Japan – Fuji Rock Festival
07/22-24 – Jinsan, South Korea – Valley Rock Festival
07/29-31 – Montreal, Canada – Osheaga Festival
07/30 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
08/25 – Belfast, Northern Ireland – Tennent’s Vital
08/26-27 – Reading, England – Reading Festival
08/26-27 – Leeds, England – Leeds Festival



Coldplay have today revealed the amazing video for Up&Up, the anthemic third single from their current album, A Head Full Of Dreams.

Created by Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia, the video is a poignant, surrealist montage which alludes to contemporary issues. It also features racehorses galloping on water and a popcorn-spouting volcano.

Up&Up is the closing track from A Head Full Of Dreams, which has reached Number One on iTunes in more than 90 countries, sold more than 3.5 million copies and cemented Coldplay’s position as Spotify’s most-streamed band in the world. The song features a host of guest appearances, including vocals from Beyoncé and legendary Gimme Shelter singer Merry Clayton, as well as a guitar solo from Noel Gallagher.

Having begun with a record-breaking run of dates in Latin America, Coldplay’s A Head Full Of Dreams tour resumes in Nice on May 24. The tour will then take the band across Europe and the US, including four sold-out nights at London’s Wembley Stadium. More than two million tickets have already been sold for the tour. Coldplay will also headline Glastonbury Festival for a record-breaking fourth time in June.

David Guetta Official Song UEFA EURO 2016™

David Guetta ft. Zara Larsson
‘This One’s For You’
(Official Song UEFA EURO 2016™)


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David Guetta & Zara Larsson will perform ‘This One’s For You’ at a free concert in Paris on June 9th


UEFA EURO 2016’s music ambassador and world’s biggest electronic music artist, David Guetta, is proud to unveil the tournament’s official song, ‘This One’s For You’ featuring Zara Larsson, which will be available to buy and stream from May 13th.

Recorded with the help of over one million fans from around the world via a special online online app designed by UEFA, ‘This One’s For You’ reinforces the same themes of unity and togetherness that form the cornerstone of UEFA’s footballing community.

The song will be performed by David Guetta & Zara Larsson at both the UEFA EURO 2016 opening and closing ceremonies at the Stade de France, as well as at a free concert in Paris on the Champ de Mars, underneath the Eiffel Tower, on June 9th. It will also be integrated throughout the tournament, including during the opening and closing sequences for every TV match broadcast. The fan recordings will then feature as part of a special goal celebration music edit that will be played in stadiums every time a goal is scored, meaning that fans from all over the world will be helping to create a unique atmosphere inside the tournament stadiums.

About David Guetta

Recently nominated for three awards at 2016’s Billboard Awards, including Top Dance / Electronic Artist, Top Dance / Electronic Album and Top Dance / Electronic Song, David Guetta ranks as the world’s biggest DJ and performing artist.

Boasting over 55 million fans on Facebook and 4 million followers on Instagram, as well as a sales career of 9 million albums, 40 million singles, 2 billion streams on Spotify and 4.3 billion official views on YouTube, he has won 23 different industry awards during his career so far.

Looking ahead to the summer, David Guetta has also recently announced two Ibiza residencies; his legendary FMIF! party at Pacha Ibiza, which runs from June 2nd to October 6th, and BIG at Ushuaia, which kicks off on June 27th before drawing to a close on August 29th.

About Zara Larsson

Whilst having three songs in the UK Top 40 simultaneously, Zara Larsson was hailed “the queen of the charts” by The Guardian back in April. Her brilliant debut solo single ‘Lush Life’ peaked at #3 in the UK. Globally it has reached over 172 million views on YouTube, has gone platinum in 15 countries and has reached the Top 10 in 18 markets.

Her duets with Tinie Tempah and MNEK, ‘Girls Like’ and the Platinum selling ‘Never Forget You’ both peaked at #5 and show no signs of dropping out of the charts. Last month she was unavoidable on UK TV screens performing on The Voice UK and The Jonathan Ross Show on the same night.

The latest single is a testimony to the rising pop queen’s melodious vocals. Jam-packed with hooks and an instantly infectious chorus, it is a sign of big things to come from the Swedish sensation. Zara has safely earned her place as one the biggest rising stars of 2016 and it is only just the beginning.


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The Staves Release 3-Track EP Sleeping In A Car

The Staves Release 3-Track EP Sleeping In A Car on May 13th


UK-based band’s 18-City North American tour begins June 3rd

“Ethereal, angelic, and otherworldly. They are simply astonishing.”—Stereogum

Nonesuch Records releases “Sleeping in a Car”, a three-song EP from the English trio The Staves, on May 13, 2016. The EP is the follow-up to the band’s 2015 Nonesuch debut If I Was, of which the New York Times said “the songs are illuminated from within,” and Magnet praised, “The perfection just goes on and on until you start to wonder: Are they human?” “Sleeping in a Car” was recorded in Eau Claire, WI, at Justin Vernon’s April Base studio and also at Urchin Studios in London. The Watford, England–based sisters—Emily (vocals, keyboards), Jessica (vocals, guitar, keyboards), and Camilla (vocals, guitar, ukulele) Staveley-Taylor—will embark on a 18-city North American tour beginning June 3. Stops include Minneapolis, Washington, Nashville, and New York, among others, along with the Firefly, Newport, and Eaux Claires festivals.

“Sleeping in a Car” is available to pre-order digitally from iTunes; physical CDs will be available exclusively at the Staves’ shows.

The sisters said of the EP, “These songs reflect the transient nature of travelling. Fleeting moments, like a slide show—reflections in car windows, streetlights passing in rhythm, stolen phone calls, late nights. Feelings of displacement and a disconnect— living in some sort of alternate state of reality. But underneath it all is the feeling of adventure and making your own rules and how dizzying and freeing that can be.”

The Staves released their first full-length album, Dead & Born & Grown, produced by Glyn and Ethan Johns, in 2012. The Sunday Times called it “a debut of stellar beauty and hidden depths.” The band then spent much of the next three years touring the world, including opening spots with the Civil Wars, Ben Howard, and Bon Iver.

During the Bon Iver run, the sisters formed a bond with Vernon, who invited them to visit April Base, where he ultimately produced If I Was. Following its release, The Staves performed at a string of international festivals, including Glastonbury and Eaux Claires, before joining Florence and the Machine’s sold-out UK arena tour. In addition to the North American dates, they play Guy Garvey’s Meltdown Festival in London this summer (June 14).

Friday, June 3 The Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis, MN
Saturday, June 4 High Noon Saloon, Madison, WI
Sunday, June 5 Club Garibaldi, Milwaukee, WI
Monday, June 6 Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL
Wednesday, June 8 The Crofoot, Pontiac, MI
Thursday, June 9 Lee’s Palace, Toronto, ON
Friday, June 10 Bar Le Ritz PDB, Montreal, QC
Tuesday, June 14 Royal Festival Hall, London, UK (Guy Garvey’s Meltdown Festival)
Thursday, June 16 Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
Friday, June 17 Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn, NY
Saturday & Sunday, June 18 & 19 Firefly Festival, Dover, DE
Monday, June 20 Rock and Roll Hotel, Washington, DC
Tuesday, June 21 Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro, NC
Thursday, June 23 Smith’s Olde Bar, Atlanta, GA
Friday, June 24 The High Watt, Nashville, TN
Saturday, June 25 Off Broadway, St. Louis, MO
Sunday, June 26 The Riot Room, Kansas City, MO
Friday, July 22 Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Friday, July 8 Winnipeg Folk Festival, Winnipeg, MB
Friday-Saturday, August 12 & 13 Eaux Claires, Eau Claire, WI






Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Red Hot Chili Peppers return with a new single — “Dark Necessities” which is released around the world today via all digital retailers.

The track is the first song to be released from the Los Angeles-based band’s upcoming 11th studio album, The Getaway released on June 17th. Fans who pre-order the album will receive an instant download of “Dark Necessities”. The album was produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Nigel Godrich. Red Hot Chili Peppers’ previous album, I’m With You, was released in 2011 and topped the charts in 18 countries.


The Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at a variety of music festivals around the world this summer, including headlining Tennents Vital festival in Belfast on 25th August.

The GetawayTracklisting
1. The Getaway
2. Dark Necessities
3. We Turn Red
4. The Longest Wave
5. Goodbye Angels
6. Sick Love
7. Go Robot
8. Feasting on the Flowers
9. Detroit
10. This Ticonderoga
11. Encore
12. The Hunter
13. Dreams of a Samurai
About Red Hot Chili Peppers
One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers, which is singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, have sold more than 60 million albums, including five multi-platinum LPs, and won six Grammy Awards, including “Best Rock Album” for Stadium Arcadium, “Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group” for “Dani California,” “Best Rock Song” for “Scar Tissue,” and “Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal” for “Give It Away.” The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2012. The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ latest studio album, I’m With You, was released by Warner Bros. Records on August 29, 2011.





Pre-order the album here

Foy Vance has unveiled the video for “She Burns”, the lead track from his Gingerbread Man Records debut album The Wild Swan, to be released 13 May. Directed by Gus Black, the video was shot on location in Los Angeles, CA and stars actor/musician Lucy Hale from ABC Family/Netflix’s hit series ‘Pretty Little Liars’.

The second album to be released on Ed Sheeran’s new label Gingerbread Man Records, The Wild Swan was recorded in Nashville’s legendary Blackbird Studios and produced/mixed by GRAMMY Award-winner Jacquire King. Recording legend Elton John is the album’s Executive Producer, and Vance will be supporting Elton on his Wonderful Crazy Tour this summer. The Wild Swan is the follow up to Vance’s 2013 Glassnote Records release, Joy of Nothing, which won the inaugural Northern Ireland Music Prize that year.

With production inspired by one of Vance’s favourite albums, Tom Waits’ Mule Variations, the wonderfully natural sounding The Wild Swan offers ample evidence as to why Vance is so celebrated by his peers as a songwriter and lyricist. It opens with “Noam Chomsky Is A Soft Revolution”, a rock’n’blues roll-call of musical, philosophical, literary and polemical insurrectionists. It stops off with “Coco”, a tender, campfire song written for the daughter of good friend Courtney Cox (Coco is a friend of Vance’s own daughter, Ella). And it ends with a dash of uillean pipes and “The Wild Swans On The Lake”, a stop-you-in-your-tracks breath of Celtic balladry inspired by WB Yeats’ poem ‘The Wild Swans At Coole’. In between, Vance gets up close and personal on the hymnal “Burden” and the ancient-but-modern “Be Like You Belong”, his soulful rasp weaving through pedal-steel and simple piano chords.

Foy Vance live:
May 12 London, Hoxton Hall (SOLD OUT)
June 10 Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln (supporting Elton John)
June 11 Grace Road, Leicestershire County Cricket Club, Leicester (supporting Elton John)
June 12 Longleat, Near Warminster, Wiltshire (supporting Elton John)
June 14 Echo Arena, Liverpool (supporting Elton John)
June 19 Exeter Westpoint (supporting Elton John)
June 25 Meadowbank Stadium, Edinburgh (supporting Elton John)
June 26 Blenheim Palace, Woodstock (supporting Elton John)
August 20 Ottery St. Mary, Beautiful Days Festival

More headline dates to be announced soon.

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Remembering Prince 1957-2016

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We lost one of the most revolutionary talents of our time. Prince’s untimely passing is deeply shocking, reminding us that unique artists who chart their own course and move culture are precious few and irreplaceable.

He leapt onto the scene in 1978 and it didn’t take the world long to realize that pop music had changed forever. He played the studio like an instrument and shattered the definition of live performance. He defined a new kind of superstardom, with a transformative impact not just on music, but on video, film, and style.

Prince was the epitome of cool and mystery – an inspirational soul who created his own universe by bringing together different genres, races and cultures with a purity of sound and spirit unlike any other. His visionary gifts as a songwriter, vocalist, musician, performer and producer placed him in a league all his own.

We are honoured to have had Prince as a member of the Warner Bros. Records family during two eras of his astonishing career. We express our deepest condolences to everyone who loved him and join his family, friends and legion of fans in mourning his loss.

Much love from your Warner family.