Hot Chip Announce headline UK tour for October

Fresh off the back of a sold out UK tour, a Sonar appearance and a Lovebox festival headline, Hot Chip can announce a full UK tour for October 2012. The band will headline shows across the country culminating in a date at London’s O2 Brixton Academy on Friday 19th October.

Support comes from Disclosure (Norwich, Leeds, Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester) and Django Django(Bristol, Southampton and London). Full UK and Irish dates are as follows:

  • FRI 27 JULY – DORSET, UK – CAMP BESTIVAL
  • SUN 2 SEPT – STRADBALLY, IRELAND – ELECTRIC PICNIC
  • THU 6 SEPT – ISLE OF WIGHT, UK – BESTIVAL

OCTOBER

  • MON 8 OCT – NORWICH, UEA with Disclosure
  • TUE 9 OCT – LEEDS, O2 ACADEMY with Disclosure
  • THU 11 OCT – BIRMINGHAM, O2 ACADEMY with Disclosure
  • FRI 12 OCT – GLASGOW, O2 ABC with Disclosure
  • SAT 13 OCT – MANCHESTER, ACADEMY with Disclosure
  • MON 15 OCT – BRISTOL, O2 ACADEMY with Django Django
  • TUE 16 OCT – SOUTHAMPTON, GUILDHALL with Django Django
  • FRI 19 OCT – LONDON, O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY with Django Django

In Our Heads, the critically acclaimed top 15 album from Hot Chip, is out now. Recorded in London and produced by the band with Mark Ralph, In Our Heads is the band’s follow up to 2010’s intoxicating One Life Stand and their first LP for Domino. In Our Heads is available in a selection of formats, including a limited double vinyl set that comes with an exclusive one-sided 7” featuring Doctor, a track recorded with Neil Michael Hagerty of Royal Trux and Steel Harmony (who were behind the incredible steel band version of Joy Division’s ‘Transmission’). The cover for the 7” features exclusive artwork by the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller.