biffy clyro will release the single 'Machines' on 8 October 2007 through 14th Floor Records. An alternative version of the beautiful closing track from their acclaimed album Puzzle, 'Machines' will include exclusive b-side 'hermaphrofight', a classical remix by Aereogramme and a demo version of 'Machines'. All three previous singles taken from Puzzle - 'Saturday Superhouse', 'Living Is A Problem Because Everything Dies' and 'Folding Stars' - have charted inside the Top 20.
2007 has been a monumental year for biffy clyro. Kick-starting January with the headline slot on the prestigious Kerrang! Tour, biffy clyro then went on to support Bloc Party on their European tour before heading back to the UK for 11 sold-out headline dates. Continuing at an unrelenting pace, biffy clyro have become something of a fixture at this year's festivals having played triumphant sets at Download, Oxegen, T in the Park, Glastonbury, The Carling Weekend and the Warped Tour in the US.
2007 has also been biffy's year for high-profile support slots, including dates with Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Rolling Stones, The Who and a phenomenal Wembley Stadium show with Muse. This autumn biffy clyro have also been selected to play with Queens of The Stone Age and Editors on their US tours.
Puzzle itself has garnered extraordinary critical acclaim. Kerrang! proclaimed that, 'Puzzle is a masterpiece. It is awesome', while NME described it as 'Essential' and said that it made biffy clyro 'serious contenders for the title of Greatest Band in Britain'. The Fly said that it would turn them into 'a world class concern', and Rock Sound noted that Puzzle gives UK rock 'an album to rival the importance of Nevermind'.
Recorded in Vancouver with veteran producer Garth Richardson (Rage Against The Machine, Kerbdog), mixed in New York by Andy Wallace (Nirvana, At The Drive-In) and with artwork by Storm Thorgerson (Pink Floyd, Muse), Puzzle marks biffy clyro's transformation into a truly world-beating band.
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