SUNDARA KARMA Announce Debut Album ‘Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect’

Sundara Karma will release their debut album, Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect, on January 6th, 2017 via Bee & El/Sony RAL, following their release of their EP Loveblood and co-headline run of US dates on the first ever BBC Music Presents US tour this fall. In the US, the album will be available streaming only via all streaming partners come January 6th, and will be released for download at a later date.

Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect captures Sundara Karma‘s panoramic sound and brooding romanticism with anthems inspired by Manet, Oscar Wilde and Plato, layered over soaring indie rock choruses and lyrics exploring loneliness, love and artistic tension. PRESS HERE to watch the video for single “She Said,” which has already impacted at UK Radio, spending four weeks on the ‘B List’ at Radio 1 and reaching Top 100 at Shazam, and already has over 1.3 million streams and video views. “She Said” is the follow up single for previous Top 40 US Alternative Radio hit “Loveblood,” which has over 2.5 million streams on Spotify.

Sundara Karma have already established a feverishly dedicated cult fanbase, sold out shows up and down the UK and opened the main stage at the UK’s biggest music festival, Reading & Leeds 2016. The band and their songs have garnered praise from The Guardian, Huffington Post, NME, Sirius XM Alt Nation, Annie Mac at BBC Radio 1 and their newest track premiered as a Beats 1 ‘World Record’ and Brooklyn Vegan. Following the release of Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect, Sundara Karma will join Two Door Cinema Club on their January-February UK tour.

Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect track listing:

1. A Young Understanding

2. Loveblood

3. Olympia

4. Happy Family

5. Flame

6. Lose the Feeling

7. She Said

8. Vivienne

9. Be Nobody

10. Deep Relief

11. Watching from Great Heights

12. The Night

Sundara Karma UK tour dates

*supporting Two Door Cinema Club

January 24           Birmingham @ O2 Academy*

January 25           Cambridge @ Corn Exchange*

January 27           Manchester @ O2 Apollo*

January 28           Manchester @ O2 Apollo*

January 30           Leeds @ O2 Academy*

January 31           Newcastle @ O2 Academy*

February 2           Liverpool @ Guild Of Students*

February 3           Glasgow @ Barrowlands*

February 4           Glasgow @ Barrowlands*

February 5           Southampton @ O2 Guildhall*

February 7           Bristol @ O2 Academy*

February 9           London @ Alexandra Palace*

February 10        London @ Alexandra Palace*

February 11        Birmingham @ The Rainbow Warehouse

February 12        Liverpool @ O2 Academy

February 13        Sheffield @ Leadmill

February 15        Newcastle @ Northumbria University

February 16        Manchester @ Albert Hall

February 17        Glasgow @ The Garage

February 18        Leeds @ Leeds University

February 19        Reading @ 3 Sixty

February 20        Leicester @ O2 Academy

February 22        Portsmouth @ Wedgewood Rooms

February 23        Cardiff @ Cardiff University

February 24        London @ O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

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