The Do's new single, Gonna Be Sick! was released on January 16th, 2012 and is taken from the duo's second album, Both Ways Open Jaws, which was released in November 2011, through Village Green. The Do will be touring Europe throughout April and May 2012, including one show at The Garage in London.
The video for Gonna Be Sick! sees lead singer Olivia setting out to sea on a boat. While sailing, however, she gets caught up in a storm, which soon turns into a tornado.
Olivia and multi-instrumentalist Dan met in 2005 while composing the score for French film Empire of the Wolves. In 2008, they released debut album A Mouthful, which topped the charts in France. This marked the first time an English speaking French act reached number one in that country.
Both Ways Open Jaws was self-produced. Promotional single, Slippery Slope, was released in August 2011 as a free download, while lead single, Too Insistent, was released in October 2011. Expect to hear a lot more from The Do as 2012 progresses.
11 Apr - The Garage in London, UK
13 Apr - Caprice Festival in Cran Montana, Switzerland
14 Apr - Karlstorbahnhof in Heidelberg, Germany
16 Apr - Zakk in Dusseldorf, Germany
17 Apr - Palac Akropolis in Prague, Czech Republic
18 Apr - Festaal Kreuzberg in Berlin, Germany
22 Apr - Palladium in Riga, Latvia
23 Apr - Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland
25 Apr - Strand in Stockholm, Sweden
27 Apr - Babel in Malmo, Sweden
28 Apr - Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg, Sweden
30 Apr - Biaa in Oslo, Norway
02 May - Beta in Copenhagen, Denmark
03 May - Train in Aarhus, Denmark
Born To Be Blue
Stripped Sessions 7 (Lights Change/Bright Lights Bigger City & I Need A Dollar)
Stripped Sessions 3 (Protect Me/You Know I'm No Good)
Inocente Pobre Amigo
The BBC drama starring Aidan Turner returns to BBC One on September 4th.