Dog is Dead's new single, Two Devils, is set to be released on March 5th, 2012, through Atlantic Records. Their free EP, Confessions, was released in September 2011 and is still available to download from their website. Dog Is Dead have also announced a headline tour to begin in February 2012.
Dog Is Dead comprise: Robert Milton (lead vocals + guitar/bass); Joss Van Wilder (keyboard); Trev (bass/sax); Paul Roberts (guitar) and Daniel Harvey (drums). 2011 proved to be their most successful yet. Their single Hands Down was the first to be released on Atlantic and it proved to be a success on the radio, being played on XFM; Q Radio; BBC 6Music and BBC Radio 1. In addition, they made their television debut as themselves on the popular teen drama Skins.
Two Devils was recorded at RAK Studios in London; fans may have heard its premiere on the Bombay Bicycle Club tour. The latter band has also remixed the single. Dog Is Dead's debut album will be released in the Spring of 2012 and was produced with the help of David Kosten, who has worked with Bat For Lashes and Everything Everything.
Dog Is Dead's tour dates are as follows:
February 7 - London Garage (supporting King Charles as part of HMV Next Big Thing)
February 17 - The Electric Ballroom (supporting Cloud Control)
February 18 - Norwich Arts Centre
February 19 - Oxford Academy 2
February 20 - Birmingham Academy 3
February 21 - Bristol Thekla
February 23 - Leicester Academy 2
February 24 - Stoke Sugarmill
February 25 - Hull Fruit
February 26 - Leeds Cockpit
February 27 - Newcastle Riverside
February 29 - Aberdeen Caf' Drummonds
March 1 - Inverness Hootenanays
March 2 - Ullapool The Arch
March 3 - Stornoway The Woodlands Centre
March 4 - Aviemore Old Bridge Inn
March 6 - Glasgow King Tuts
March 7 - Edinburgh Electric Circus
March 8 - Belfast Auntie Annies
March 9 - Dublin Academy 2
March 10 - Lancaster Library
March 11 - Sheffield Plug
March 13 - Manchester Deaf Institute
March 14 - Brighton Komedia
March 15 - London Borderline
March 16 - Southampton Joiners
March 17 - Cardiff Arts Institute
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