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Editors Are On A Dark Edge For New Album An End Has A Start


By: Spacelab Research Staff
Editors are ready to release their sophmore effort An End Has A Start in July. It's the follow up to their debut The Back Room, the album that broke the band big internationally after spending time in the Birmingham scene.

The band used the legendary Jacknife Lee to record the album at Grouse Lodge studio in Ireland. Lee was also the man behind the board for the Editors first release The Back Room and has also worked with Bloc Party and their most recent album.

The band has walked farther down the path of darkness on An End Has A Start, giving the music an icy edge.

“There is a lot of death on the record, that sounds pretty morbid but it’s the truth. Death has touched me and my friends in the last year in several ways. Realizing everything comes to an end is important and I think we’ve done our best to make it something glorious and uplifting as well as scary,” said singer Tom Smith.

They'll release Smokers Outside the Hospital Door as a single on June 18th in the UK in anticipation of the July release of the new album. They've already started playing shows and will continue to tour throughout the Summer, playing European festivals and a stop ay Summer Sonic in Japan.

The band recently previewed some of the new material in London at Roundhouse, mixing old songs with new ones.

An End Has A Start Track List will be released in the U.S. on July 17th on Epic / Fader Records.

Editors: An End Has A Start Track List:
01 Smokers Outside The Hospital Doors
02 An End Has A Start
03 The Weight Of The World
04 Bones
05 When Anger Shows
06 The Racing Rats
07 Push Your Head Towards the Air
08 Escape The Nest
09 Spiders
10 Well Worn Hand

Editors Tour Dates
06-06 - Amsterdam - Melkweg
06-08 - Open Air - Zurich
06-09 - Copenhagen - Vega
06-12 - Berlin Postbanhof - Germany
06-13 - Cologne Kulturkirche - WDR1 Live show
06-15 - Nova Rock - Nickelsdorf, Austria
06-16 - Wireless Festival - Leeds
06-17 - Wireless Festiva - London
06-22 - Southside Festival - Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany
06-24 - Hurricane Festival - Scheeßel, Germany
06-30 - Eurockeenes - Belfort, France
07-06 - Solidays Festival - Paris
07-07 - Oxegen - County Kildare
07-08 - T in The Park - Kinross
07-13 - Summercase - Barcelona
07-14 - Summercase - Madrid
08-02 - Sudoeste Festival - Portugal
08-04 - Haldern - Germany
08-11 - Summersonic - Tokyo
08-12 - Summersonic - Osaka
08-18 - V Festival - Chelmsford
08-19 - V Festival - Stafford

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