Review of Stripped Single by Longview


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Longview - Stripped

Longview Stripped Single




Manchester’s Longview, are set to release a new single as a download and ltd 7” come May 10. The self-produced track, a blistering version of the Depeche Mode recording ‘Stripped’, will be the band’s first new material since the release of their debut album, Mercury, in 2003. In addition, following their sell out show at the Mean Fiddler earlier this year, Longview will play a nine date headline tour of the UK in June, including London’s Astoria on June 23.

‘Stripped’ will be available as a download complete with artwork from and other music sites. Payment methods will be credit card and reverse SMS at a charge of 1 (1.50 for SMS).

Tour dates - June:

14 Mon Soundhaus, Northampton

15 Tues Arts Centre, Colchester

16 Wed Fez, Reading

17 Thurs Solus, Cardiff

18 Fri Mill, Preston

19 Sat Venue, Edinburgh

20 Sun Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

22 Tues Waterfront, Norwich

23 Wed Astoria, London

Longview - Stripped
Longview - Stripped
Longview - Stripped

‘Stripped’ will precede the release of an all-new Longview single, ‘In A Dream’, in late June. Penned by the band’s bassist, Aidan Banks, it finds Longview operating with a new clarity and depth after a winter holed up in Manchester. Further details to follow shortly.

Praise for Mercury

‘ There’s something monumental happening here’ Album of theMonth Rock Sound

‘ An epic quality reminiscent of Joshua Tree-era U2’ Q

‘ Graceful debut album. An enduring worldliness that recalls U2 or Elbow’ 4/5Uncut

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