Hurts have announced the tracklisting for their second album 'Exile', released on 11th March through Major Label. Their new single 'Miracle' will precede the album release on 10th March.
The band recently unveiled a teaser video for 'Exile', which has now received over half a million views and showed a succinct yet profound insight into the bands new album, and can be seen on youtube. The video features an excerpt of a new track called 'The Road', taken from the new album 'Exile'.
'Miracle' received it's first worldwide radio play on Huw Stephens show when he covered the Radio 1 breakfast show on Friday 4th January 2013 calling Hurts "one of the most stunning bands around". Zane Lowe also played the track on his Radio 1 show last week and said "We like this, this is called 'Miracle'. Quality songwriting, brilliant production, really confident".
Full tracklisting for 'Exile' is as follows -
5. Only You
6. The Road
9. The Crow
10. Somebody To Die For
11. The Rope
'Exile', the bands follow-up to their 2010 debut 'Happiness', can now be pre-ordered from iTunes, Amazon, Play and HMV.com, with 'The Road' available as an instant free track for any orders through iTunes.
'Happiness' entered the UK album charts at #4 with over 25,000 sales making Hurts the fastest selling new band of 2010 in the UK. They have now reached over 2,000,000 sales worldwide earning 14 top 10 iTunes positions including #1s in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Finland and Luxembourg. It was officially certified Gold in the UK and Austria, and 2 x Platinum in Germany and Finland, and Platinum in Poland, Switzerland, and Russia, with the band selling over 250,000 tickets on tour.
Hurts recently announced a 12-date UK and European headline tour in March and April 2013 alongside London and Berlin headline shows in February 2013. London, Berlin, Cologne, Munich, Hamburg, Zurich, Prague, Amsterdam, Manchester and Glasgow dates are already all sold out.
Full tour dates are as follows:
Thurs 7th London Heaven SOLD OUT
Sat 9th Berlin Postbahnhof SOLD OUT
Thurs 14th Cologne Essigfabrik SOLD OUT
Fri 15th Munich Theaterfabrik SOLD OUT
Sat 16th Hamburg Uebel & Gefaehrlich SOLD OUT
Mon 18th Stockholm Strand
Wed 20th Warsaw Palladium
Sat 23rd Zurich Kaufleuten SOLD OUT
Mon 25th Milan Magazzini Generali
Wed 27th Vienna Arena
Thurs 28th Prague Lucerna Music Bar SOLD OUT
Sat 30th Amsterdam Melkweg SOLD OUT
Mon 1st Manchester Academy 2 SOLD OUT
Tues 2nd Glasgow Garage SOLD OUT