he Rifles 5th Studio Album ‘Big Life’ is due for release August 19th and the band have today revealed their video for track ‘Turtle Dove’ to give fans a taste of what’s to come. The footage is taken from the band’s ‘No Love Lost’ 10th anniversary gigs, their British Summertime show in Hyde Park and during the recording of upcoming album ‘Big Life’, It was shot by Sam King anddirected by Roger Sargant(Libertines, Vaccines, Spector). They have this week announced they will be playing 3 intimate in-stores, week of album release.
Monday 22 August – HMV Leeds
Tuesday 23 August – HMV Manchester
Wednesday 24th –Banquet, Kingston
Big Life showcases a band at the peak of their confidence with the freedom to have creative sonic experimentation amongst their well honed songwriting. The Rifles craft catchy effortless pop songs with strong melodies and instant hooks. Their clever lyricism never disappoints.
This album was produced by Charles Rees at Black Barn Studios thanks to long time mentor & collaborator Paul Weller.