Twin Atlantic release new album ‘GLA’!

Twin Atlantic have become the alternative rock band of the moment with the release of new album ‘GLA’, out today. Critics hail it their best yet and new single ’The Chaser’ has gone straight on the Radio 1 playlist following a 6 week playlist for first single ‘No Sleep’.

‘GLA’ from riff to lyric sees Sam McTrusty transform into rock star royalty, against the backdrop of guitarist Barry McKenna’s searing lead lines, which are possessed of powerful complexity and nuance. The perfect polished pop songs have been ditched, replaced by tracks that are just as compelling, but possessing new depth and sophistication, while never shedding that primal Twin Atlantic kick fuelled by bass player Ross McNae and drummer Craig Kneale. And they are personal and from-the-heart in a way the group have never before delivered.

Watch ‘No Sleep’ above!

Twin Atlantic begin huge UK tour on 7th October which takes in 3 nights at the legendary Glasgow Barrowlands.

2016 UK tour dates:

7th October           Newcastle – University
8th October           Manchester – Neighborhood Festival
9th October           Cardiff – Yplas
11th October        Birmingham – Institute
12th October        London – Forum
14th October        Portsmouth – Pyramids
15th October        Leeds – Beckett University
16th October        Norwich – Waterfront
10th December   Dublin – Academy
11th December   Belfast – Limelight
13th December   Glasgow – Barrowlands
14th December   Glasgow – Barrowlands
15th December   Glasgow – Barrowlands

Tickets are available at:

‘GLA’ was written in Glasgow, and the band repaired to Topanga Canyon in Los Angeles to record the album, working with Jacknife Lee (U2, Snow Patrol, Two Door Cinema Club) who had previously produced some tracks for previous Top 10 album ‘Great Divide’ (2014). Under his direction, they eschewed old school recording techniques, taping their parts separately. This change in their recording process marked the grander ambitions of the new songs, while their dream mixer Alan Moulder (best known for his unforgettable work with Arctic Monkeys, Foals, Foo Fighters and My Bloody Valentine) came aboard to give the album the essential finishing touch.

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‘GLA’ tracklisting:
1. Gold Elephant::Cherry Alligator
2. No Sleep
3. You Are The Devil
4. Overthinking
5. Ex El
6. Vahalla
7. I Am Alive
8. Whispers
9. A Scar To Hide
10. Missing Link
11. The Chaser
12. Mothertongue

Buy ‘GLA’ here:

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

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