Chief | 05/08/10

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Following their recent festival performances at Hard Rock Calling (in Hyde Park), Glastonbury, Lounge on the Farm and Latitude, west coast four-piece Chief can now announce a UK and Irish tour for the end of the summer. The dates will kick off at this year’s Reading and Leeds Festivals and will take them to Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol and Brighton before finishing up at London’s Hoxton Bar & Kitchen on September 8th.

Full live dates are as follows:
Friday 27th August: Leeds Festival, Festival Republic Stage (12.45pm)
Saturday 28th August: Reading Festival, Festival Republic Stage (12.45pm)
Wednesday 1st September: Dublin, Academy 2 – Ireland
Wednesday 8th September: London, Hoxton Bar & Kitchen


Modern Rituals, Chief’s debut album full of soaring melodies, shimmering guitars, lovelorn lyrics and heart-stopping harmonies, will be released on 20th September. "Night & Day" will be available as a single from August 30th. You can watch the Matt Creed-directed video which was shot in New York, here:


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