The Subways embark on rescheduled UK tour

Throughout September 2021, The Subways will be be embarking on the remainder of their rescheduled Young For Eternity Tour dates with ART BRUT, as well as playing a handful of newly-announced intimate gigs (see below for full listings).

The Subways Live Dates:

09th Sept – Hull – The Welly Club *Just Announced*

10th Sept – Sheffield – Crookes Social Club *Just Announced*

11th Sept – Leeds – The Wardrobe *Just Announced*

16th Sept – St Albans – The Horn (SOLD OUT)

Young For Eternity Tour Rescheduled 2021 Dates w/ ART BRUT:

23rd Sept – Norwich // The Waterfront

24th Sept – Birmingham // O2 Institute

25th Sept – London // O2 Forum Kentish

30th Sept – Nottingham // Rock City

01st Oct – Bristol // O2 Academy

02nd Oct – Portsmouth // Wedgewood Rooms * (SOLD OUT)

03rd Oct – Portsmouth // Wedgewood Rooms *

Formed in 2002, by now The Subways should need no introduction. Nearly 20 years into their career the band have had multiple chart-worthy album releases including Young For Eternity (2005), All Or Nothing (2008), Money And Celebrity (2011), and The Subways (2015), spawning a slew of hit singles including ‘Rock & Roll Queen’, ‘Oh Yeah’, ‘Girls & Boys’ and ‘We Don’t Need Money To Have A Good Time’. They have toured with AC/DC, Foo Fighters, and Oasis, appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and graced the festival main-stages of Glastonbury, Reading & Leeds, Lollapalooza, Download, Soundwave, Hurricane & Southside, Rock Im Park, Rock Am Ring and many more.

The band have worked with Nirvana and Garbage super-producer Butch Vig, as well as Blur and The Smith’s mastermind Stephen Street, and the band have appeared in several major films and videogames including Guy Ritchie’s Rock’N’Rolla, American smash-hit TV drama The OC, and Colin McCrae: DiRT 2, Saint’s Row 2, Fifa Street 2, Forza Horizon. The first track to be taken from their recently-completed forthcoming new album, latest single ‘Fight’ is The Subways’ first release without long-time drummer and founding member Josh Morgan, who announced his departure from the band in October 2020, shortly after

studio sessions were completed. Produced by Lunn and mixed by Adrian Bushby (Foo Fighters, Muse, New Order), ‘Fight’ is a precursor to the sonic texture of the new album, without giving too much away too early. In the advent of COVID, Lunn is producing and mixing bands in his Welwyn Garden City-based recording studio (with social-distancing measures in place) until touring resumes.

‘Fight’ picked up a triumphant wave of support, with NME, CLASH Magazine, Steve Lamacq at BBC 6music, Gay Times, Broadway World, and more all championing the band’s long-awaited return, and demonstrating a renewed appetite for the band’s forthcoming fifth studio effort. The Subways’ hit single ‘Rock & Roll Queen’ also recently appeared in Ladbrokes’ European Championship TV advert, partnering with #WeMakeEvents to light up music venues in red and lend support to the live entertainment industry. The advert features hundreds of skilled and experienced drummers performing as a player prepares to take a penalty.

These will also be the first live shows with new drummer Camille Philips, who has toured extensively throughout the UK, Europe, and America with her punk band The Ramonas. Camille was asked to join the band shortly after they’d completed recording duties for the new album. Camille’s hard-hitting background in punk makes her a perfect fit for The Subways, who love to tear up the stage with every live performance.

Danny Peart
Editor / Live Music Photographer / Journalist at Soundcheck-Live

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