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July Talk reveal exclusive album stream & sell-out London show

Canadian alt-rockers, July Talk are exclusively streaming their new album Touch ahead of its release this Friday September 9th. LISTEN HERE

The band have been taking North America by storm and are set to play three UK dates this month, with their London show on September 15th now sold-out. They will be supported in the UK by Blackwaters. The dates are part of their tour across North America and Europe, which also sees the band support Nothing But Thieves on selected US dates.

July Talk’s raucous lead single ‘Push + Pull’ has spent 12 weeks at the top of the Canadian Alternative Chart. The video for the track has had over 430K views and over 640K streams on Spotify. Across the ten tracks on Touch, the band explore a number of genres merging them into an edgy and stylish new wave of alt-rock making it a gloriously emotive and stirring collection of songs

Bassist Josh Warburton recently told Exclaim! that the band tried out a variety of styles — writing “country tunes, straight-up pop tunes, all kids of different variations of music that we love” — but ultimately knew what direction they wanted to take things in after hitting on ‘Push + Pull’ and ‘Strange Habit’.

“There’s danceability but there’s also this darkness,” guitarist and singer Peter Dreimanis explained. “The songs all had to contain a certain amount of darkness while still moving your muscles uncontrollably.”

The band are a formidable live act and performed ‘Push + Pull’ live on TV at the iheartradio/MMVA broadcast in Toronto, with the group showing solidarity with the LGBT community post-Orlando in an electrifying performance that featured Leah Fay in rainbow eye make-up, weeping glitter tears. Watch the fantastic performance here.

July Talk will thrill UK audiences with shows in Glasgow, Manchester and London this month.


September 7      Paradiso (upstairs room) – Amsterdam, Netherlands
September 8      Vera – Groningen, Netherlands
September 9        Applepop – Tiel, Netherlands
September 10     Atak (Saxion Hall) – Enschede, Netherlands
September 11     Rotown – Rotterdamn, Netherlands
September 13     King Tuts – Glasgow, United Kingdom
September 14     Sound Control Bar – Manchester, United Kingdom
September 15    Boston Music Rooms – London, United Kingdom
September 17     Gleis 22 – Munster, Germany
September 19     Lido – Berlin, Germany
September 20     Strom – Munich, Germany
September 21    Schlachthof – Wiesbaden, Germany
September 22    Underground – Cologne, Germany
September 23   Reeperbahn Festival – Hamburg, Germany

September 26     Angeles, CA – Fonda – supporting Nothing But Thieves
September 27     Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar – supporting Nothing But Thieves
September 29     Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre – supporting Nothing But Thieves
October 2              Austin, TX – Austin City Limits
October 3              Dallas, TX – Cambridge Room
October 7              Houston, TX – Bronze Peacock
October 9              Austin, TX – Austin City Limits
October 10           Kansas City, MO – Record Bar – supporting Nothing But Thieves
October 11           Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line – supporting Nothing But Thieves
October 12           Milwaukee, WI – The Rave – supporting Nothing But Thieves
October 13           Grand Rapids, MI – Founders Brewing Co.
October 15           Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe – supporting Nothing But Thieves
October 17           Columbus, OH – A&R Bar – supporting Nothing But Thieves

October 25           Waterloo, ON – Maxwell’s
October 26           London, ON – London Music Hall
October 28           Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
October 29           Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
October 30           Montreal, QC – Café Campus
October 31           Ottawa, ON – Algonquin Theatre
November 25      Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
December 6         Saskatoon, SK – Louis’
December 7         Winnipeg, MB – Garrick Centre

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