Berkshire based quartet Attention Thieves are fast coming one of the most talked about bands in the British underground. Their hard work on the live circuit for the last couple of years has been duly rewarded with opportunities such as BBC Introducing stage appearances at the Reading and Leeds festivals.
There's certainly been bumps and knocks along the way, for example - singer Alex Green played for 6 months with a slipped disc in his back, due to not wanting to cancel shows. Around the same time, the singer also caught whooping cough shortly before he was due in the studio. Not a fan of cancellations, the vocalist was in the studio five days after his operation with the aid of a walking stick.
The band are set to kick off 2013 in their finest form to date, with the release of debut single, 'Can't See The Light', the first offering from a recording session with John Mitchell (You Me At Six, Enter Shikari, Lower Than Atlantis) at the back end of last year. The single is a great introduction for what's to come from the four piece and their passionate blend of melodic rock.
'CAN'T SEE THE LIGHT' can be streamed below
A video will premiere online in February, ahead of the band's UK tour with Neck Deep, dates below:
Feb 21st Bath Moles
Feb 22nd Milton Keynes Crauford Arms
Feb 23rd Aldershot West End Centre
Feb 27th Bournemouth The Winchester
Feb 28th Southampton Avondale House
Mar 1st Bicester Courtyard
Mar 2nd Stoke on Trent Underground
Mar 3rd Leicester Cookie Jar
Mar 4th Manchester Sound Control
Mar 5th Sheffield Corporation 2
Mar 7th Newcastle Reds
Mar 8th Coventry Kasbah
Mar 9th Swansea Sin City
Mar 10th Reading Sub 89
Mar 13th London Old Blue Last
'House' star Laurie received star number 2,593 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this week.
The word 'jealous' doesn't even cover it right now.
Warning: Spoilers ahead!