The Cast of Cheers' debut single, Family, will be released on February 20th, 2012, on School Boy Error/ Co-operative Music. The band are set to embark on a three month tour with Theme Park, starting on January 26th, 2012.
The rapid fire video for Family was directed and edited by Russell Weekes. Over 5,000 film photographs were used to create the frenetic video.
Family has already received support from DJs such as Huw Stephens and Zane Lowe, with the latter playing it twice in a row on his show recently. The Cast Of Cheers recorded their free album Chariot in just 3 days. So far, it has over 150,000 downloads on the band's BandCamp page. The Cast of Cheers have also been nominated at the Choice Music Awards for Chariot. Their debut album proper will be released in 2012 and is produced by Luke Smith, formerly of Clor.
The Cast of Cheers hail from Dublin and are: Conor; John; Kev and Neil. The full list of their tour dates is as follows:
26 - Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London w/ Theme Park; Man Without Country; Citizens
31 - White Heat @ Madame Jojo's, London
27 - Art School, Glasgow
28 - Electric Circus, Edinburgh
29 - Cockpit, Leeds
1 - Bodega, Nottingham
2 - Charlie Browns, Luton
3 - Temple, Birmingham
4 - Deaf Institute, Manchester
5 - Louisiana, Bristol (The Cast Of Cheers only)
6 - Lexington, London
7 - Joiners, Southampton
8 - New Slang, Kingston
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The BBC drama starring Aidan Turner returns to BBC One on September 4th.