Manchester and London get ready – because Morecambe’s finest band aims to start the new year with gusto.
The Heartbreaks will herald the May 2014 arrival of their second album with gigs in two of Britain’s biggest cities.
You can catch our stylish lads at Madame Jojos in the capital (January 23) and at the Deaf Institute at their second home of Manchester (January 25).
Having already released spaghetti western throwback track ‘No Pasaran!’ as a free download to great acclaim, anticipation for the new record is at fever pitch amongst loyal Heartbreaks fans.
The Visitor has heard four more tracks expected to feature on the album.
The summery guitar pop of delightful 2012 debut ‘Funtimes’ has evolved into an epic cinematic sound with depth and versatility.
Standout tunes are chiming soul toe-tapper ‘Absolved’, the dark storytelling of ‘Robert Jordan’ and radio-friendly ‘Hey Hey Lover’, scheduled for a single release in February.
The group – Matthew Whitehouse, Joseph Kondras, Ryan Wallace and Chris ‘Deaks’ Deakin – recently supported The Courteeners at 53 Degrees in Preston.
This rounded off a quieter year for the band which nevertheless saw them play Kendal Calling, support Kate Nash in Manchester and at the Shepherds Bush Empire , tour Italy and perform in Singapore.
The band is planning to run a coach for fans to the Manchester show. Keep an eye on www.theheartbreaks.net for details.
And you can buy tickets here http://www.alt-tickets.co.uk/alttickets/home_the_heartbreaks.html