Skids release new album ahead of Empire date as Tea Street Band and Average Sex pen Liverpool gigs

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The Skids

Pulled Apart By Horses will play Phase One while Stand Atlantic and Boston Manor announce gigs, Getintothis’ Lewis Ridley with a new track from Liimo.

Post-punk pioneers, The Skids are set to return with a special new acoustic album on No Bad Records on June 28.

Peaceful Times, released physically on CD, limited edition white vinyl and also available digitally, was recorded recently by the founding band members of the band in their hometown of Dunfermline.

On the album are favourites The Saints Are Coming and Into The Valley from their 1979 debut album amongst others as well as a brand new composition, Kreuzberg ‘79. A tour of the album will follow, which includes an acoustic gig and An Evening with Richard Jobson at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre on Wednesday, September 4.

Meanwhile this week Liverpool legend Tea Street Band have announced they will play an end of year show at the Baltic Triangle’s Hangar 34.

They released their second album, Frequency, last year and have toured for the first time in a number of years. Dates have included last year’s end of year gigs at District, and a headline slot at Sound City earlier this month.

The band also confirmed this week that they are working on material for their third LP. Now back as a mainstay in Merseyside music, they’ll play Hangar 34 on Friday 13 December.

Elsewhere in new gigs, Average Sex will play Phase One as part of their summer tour, returing to the venue they played with Tim Burgess earlier this year.

The band are signed to Burgess’ O Genesis label, and will come to Liverpool on Friday, August 9.

Pulled Apart by Horses

Alternative Leeds band Pulled Apart By Horses will play in Liverpool as part of their comeback UK tour later this year.

The band have their fifth album in the pipeline following 2017’s The Haze and will come to Phase One on Thursday, October 10.

Aussie pop rock outfit Stand Atlantic will play The Zanzibar on their UK tour ahead of their debut album Skinny Dipping.

Manchester Gigs Of The Month – June 2019

Finally in gigs, Boston Manor will play Liverpool’s O2 Academy 2 following the release of their second studio album, Welcome To The Neighbourhood, last year.

The pop punk band call on Merseyside on their UK tour on Friday, November 15.

The album will drop in October, but not before their Liverpool date on Thursday, August 29.

Our track this week comes from Edinburgh natives Liimo, Pink In Heaven was released last Friday through B-Unique Records.

It’s a tropical, electro pop gem, and you can listen to it below.

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