Athlete NEW SINGLE, ‘HALF LIGHT’ OUT APRIL 25 th TAKEN FROM THE NUMBER ONE ALBUM, ‘TOURIST’
It’s not been a bad start to 2005 for Athlete. Stepping in to the spring the band have a number 1 platinum album, ‘Tourist’, have played two sold out tours in the UK and by the end of April will have played to nearly 20,000 fans in the space of four months in London alone.
‘Halflight’, follows the release of the no.4 charting single ‘Wires’ and is the perfect accompaniment to the start of spring; sunny, warm and
uplifting. The single will be available on 2 track cd and Maxi cd enhanced with the video and 7” picture disk. Formats include two brand new tracks and ‘Wires’ taken from the Jo Whiley Maida Vale session.
Athlete clearly have an affect on people. At their live shows it is hard not to notice how utterly devoted their fans are and the euphoric football terrace sing alongs. Athlete fans aren’t afraid of having a good time.
Athlete - Half Light - Video Streams
1. Athlete - Half Light - Video Streams
Tue 19 Blackpool Empress Ballroom Wed 20 London Brixton Academy Thu 21 Reading Rivermead Fri 22 London Brixton Academy Sat 23 London Brixton Academy Athlete play Glastonbury and V2005
“This is a fine show with a celebratory feel and anyone needing a dash of summer in their lives should catch this band where they can” Observer
“ On a cold miserable Scotch night they succeed in bringing genuinely warm smiles to the faces of their fans and any band that affects people so much deserves to endure” Independent
“Now Athlete have understood the importance of being earnest 2005 will be theirs” Evening Standard
“By the time the summer comes it could be that most everyone in the country knows an Athlete song” NME