With their UK tour beginning in Glasgow tonight, nearly all the dates of which sold-out many months ago (only a few Manchester tickets are left here), BEACH HOUSE have announced two Shepherd's Bush Empire shows in March next year to mark the runaway success of fourth album Bloom. Check out the video to recent single "Lazuli", directed by Allen Cordell here.
The two shows are on sale via an exclusive pre-sale on the band website here, with the general on sale happening this Wednesday at 10am. Here are the details...
ARTIST: Beach House
SUPPORT ACT: tbc
VENUE: Shepherds Bush Empire, London
DATE: Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th March 2013
ADVANCED TICKET PRICE: £18 +bf
VENUE ADDRESS: Shepherd's Bush Green, London W12 8TT
VENUE TELEPHONE: 020 8354 3300
AGE RESTRICTIONS: All ages (with the exception of under 5’s). Under 14's to be accompanied.
DOORS OPEN: 7.00pm
"Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand have finessed their vision to perfection... With its delicate harmonies, tinkling keyboard arpeggios and reverb-drenched guitar, its pristine unity is never disrupted. It is what it is. And what it is is beautiful."
- The Independent on Sunday - 5 Stars *****
"Another masterpiece... Dream-pop doesn't get any dreamier than this."
- Sunday Times - CD of the Week
"Bloom is one of those rare records that skirts close to perfection, an effortless and intriguing listen."
- Q Magazine - 4 Stars ****
"An album that feels very much like the score for an imaginary film - an extended nocturne encompassing romance and its aftermath, the inexorable passage of time, and the preciousness of the fleeting moment."
- Uncut - 8/10
"Ambiguously seductive, it feels as if Scally and Legrand are wrapping all the raw passion and desperate yearning of their cloudily romantic world round and round in sticky silk."
- MOJO - 4 Stars ****
"Bloom unfurls further with every spin"
- The Fly - 4 Stars ****
"Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally have elevated their dreamy slow-motion sound to exquisite new heights."
- Mail on Sunday - 4 Stars ****
"Hypnotic... Bloom blossoms with repeated listening"
- Evening Standard - 4 Stars ****
"A glittering return, 'Bloom' doesn't disappoint"
- NME - 7/10
"Their unmistakable dream pop remains as dreamy as ever"
- Clash - 7/10
"Shimmery and grandiose"
- The Observer - CD of the Week
"It starts as it means to go on with the shimmering beauty of 'Myth', a perfect showcase for the intuitive interplay between Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand"
- The Sun - 4.5
"The slow, steady unfurling of Beach House is a wonder to behold"
- Word Magazine
"Beach House have taken their dreamy sound even further"