Blood Red Shoes' new single, Cold, will be released on March 19th, 2012. It is the lead single from their upcoming third studio album, In Time To Voices, which will be released on March 26th, through V2 Records. The band will be playing Reading and Leeds Festival in the summer and are embarking on a UK tour throughout April and May.
The video for Cold was directed by James Lees and was filmed on the streets of Paris at night.
Laura-Mary Carter (vocals, guitar) and Steven Ansell (vocals, drums) formed Blood Red Shoes in 2004. Their debut album, Box of Secrets, was released in April 2008; several months before, it was leaked onto the internet. Their second album, Fire Like This, was released in March 2010; both albums received critical acclaim.
Blood Red Shoes have worked with long-time collaborator Mike Crossey - who has worked with Tribes; Foals and Arctic Monkeys - on all of their albums to date. The band is well known for their touring schedule, which sees them with a growing international fanbase. Blood Red Shoes has received support from the likes of Zane Lowe; Huw Stephens and Fearne Cotton, with the latter recently choosing Cold as her Big Thing on Radio 1.
UK TOUR DATES
27th Concorde 2, Brighton
28th Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
29th 02 Academy 2, Oxford
1st Trinity, Bristol
2nd Waterfront, Norwich
3rd Heaven, London
4th HMV Library, Birmingham
5th Academy 2, Manchester
7th Zanzibar, Liverpool
8th Cluny, Newcastle
9th Tunnels, Aberdeen
10th King Tuts, Glasgow
12th The Cockpit, Leeds
13th Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
He also slapped a jet-lagged Taylor Hawkins.
The acclaimed performer had just cancelled touring due to a battle with cancer.