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The Murder Capital release third single ‘Don’t Cling To Life’

Dublin’s The Murder Capital has released their third single Don’t Cling To Life, an anthemic highlight from their upcoming debut album ‘When I Have Fears’. Watch the video clip for the single via YouTube below.

The band have seen both their previous releases – Feeling Fades and Green & Blue – top the vinyl charts already this year and last week announced a series of strictly limited in-stores and intimate performances for August – see below.

Mon 18th Aug – BELFAST – Strange Victory Records – performance + signing
Mon 19th Aug – GLASGOW – Monorail – performance + signing
Tues 20th Aug – MANCHESTER – FOPP (afternoon show) – performance + signing
Wed 21st Aug – LEEDS – Crash – signing
Thurs 22nd Aug – LONDON – Rough Trade East (afternoon show) – performance + signing
Thurs 22nd Aug – BRIGHTON – Resident Music (evening) – performance + signing

The signings and in-stores are in support of their debut album, ‘When I Have Fears,’ which will be out on August 16th via Human Season Records. The album will be available on gatefold colour LP, black LP, as part of a limited bundle (gatefold colour LP, t-shirt, pin & journal), CD and as a digital download. You can pre-order HERE

The album was produced by Flood (PJ Harvey, New Order, Foals) and features all three singles from the band so far, Feeling Fades, Green & Blue, and Don’t Cling To Life, as well as the first studio recording of the breakthrough track More Is Less.

An exercise in both darkness and light, ‘When I Have Fears’ highlights the early ambition in the band’s sound. From the post-rock build and breakdowns of the two-part Slowdance, to the tender, bruised confessional of On Twisted Ground and industrial pulse of closer Love, Love, Love, there’s a consistent intensity throughout that marks out The Murder Capital as a band arriving fully formed on their debut album.

‘When I Have Fears’ tracklisting

1. For Everything
2. More Is Less
3. Green & Blue
4. Slowdance I
5. Slowdance II
6. On Twisted Ground
7. Feeling Fades
8. Don’t Cling To Life
9. How The Streets Adore Me Now
10. Love, Love, Love

As well as festival dates across the summer, the band will head out on two headline tours – once in July and again in October / November. Full dates below with tickets available at themurdercapital.com.

You can catch the band live on the following dates:

13th July – Heartbreakers – Southampton, UK
14th July – Citadel Festival – London, UK
15th July – The Portland Arms – Cambridge, UK
16th July – The Boiler Room – Guildford, UK
18th July – Valkhof Festival – Nijmegen, NL
19th July – Latitude Festival – Beccles, UK
20th July – The Independent – Sunderland, UK
21st July – Doune The Rabbit Hole – Port of Meredith, UK
23rd July – The Crescent – York, UK
24th July – The Cookie – Leicester, UK
25th July – The Arts Club – Liverpool, UK
27th July – Truck Fest – Oxford UK
28th July – Y Not Festival – Pikehall, UK
4th August – All Together Now – Waterford, Ireland
10th August – Boardmasters – Newquay, UK
11th August – Boomtown Fair – Winchester, UK
16th August – The Button Factory – Dublin, IRE
23rd August – Cabaret Vert – Charleville Mezieres, France
25th August – Rock En Seine – Paris, France
30th August – Into The Great Wide Open – Vlieland, Netherlands
1st September – End of the Road – Salisbury, UK
26th September – Death Disco – Athens, Greece
7th October – The Exchange – Bristol, UK
8th October – Bodega Social Club – Nottingham, UK
10th October – Dome, Tuffnell Park – London, UK
11th October – The Haunt – Brighton, UK
12th October – Castle & Falcon – Birmingham, UK
14th October – Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, UK
15th October – The Mash House – Edinburgh, UK
16th October – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut – Glasgow, UK
18th October – YES (The Pink Room) – Manchester, UK
19th October – Ritual Union – Oxford, UK
20th October – Swn Fest – Cardiff, UK
25th October – London Calling – Amsterdam, Netherlands
26th October – V11 – Rotterdam, NL
28th October – Le Grand Mix – Tourcoing, FR
29th October – Portobello – Caen, FR
31st October – Le Rocher de Palmer – Bordeaux, FR
1st November – La Rex – Toulouse, FR
2nd November – La Paloma – Nimes, FR
4th November – Joker’s Pub – Angers, FR
6th November – Nouveau Casino – Paris, FR
8th November – L’Autre Canal – Nancy, FR
9th November – La Poudriere – Belfort, FR
​10th November – Sonic City – Kortrijk, Belgium 
12th November – Molotow Musikclub – Hamburg, DE
13th November – Music und Frieden – Berlin, DE
14th November – Artheater – Cologne, DE

For more information on The Murder Capital, visit themurdercapital.com.