The Vaccines announce seaside trips for May 2012 - tickets: Friday 16th December
In late 2010, in the great traditions of English indie music, came The Vaccines. Held aloft by the NME and a fawning music press, the four-piece from West London were hailed as garage indie rock's new Great White Hope.
In August of that year, Zane Lowe spotted the demo for 'If You Wanna' on YouTube and made the track his Hottest Record in the World Right Now or something and the die was cast. With frontman Justin Young sounding like an Inspiral Carpets-era Tom Hingley and the band like Embrace demos, The Vaccines pressed all the right buttons.
Despite the utter dreadfulness of the spluttering dirge 'Post Break-Up Sex', momentum was maintained with skilful indie quips like 'Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra)' and 'All in White'. The impressive debut album, 'What Did You Expect from the Vaccines?', was realised in March of this year, peaking at No 4 on the UK album chart. Given that we'd already heard most of the singles, the album was pretty much what everyone expected. Maybe that's the joke.
The band are working on a follow-up record which Justin Young says The Vaccines are keen to ensure is not a simple continuation of their debut but something refreshing. It is tentatively* called 'Something Refreshing from the Vaccines' (*not really).
The Vaccines' seaside tour kicks off at Dundee Caird Hall on 2nd May, followed by shows in Bridlington Spa and at Blackpool's famous Empress Ballroom, before the final gig of the short run at the Brighton Centre on 7th May 2012.
We will have tickets available for all gigs when they go on sale at 9AM on Friday 16th December, priced £18.50.
- Mon 2nd Apr 2018 The VaccinesConcorde 2 (Brighton)More Info..
- Tue 3rd Apr 2018 The VaccinesO2 Academy Bristol (Bristol)Buy Tickets
- Thu 5th Apr 2018 The VaccinesO2 Academy Bournemouth (Bournemouth)Buy Tickets
- Fri 6th Apr 2018 The VaccinesThe Corn Exchange (Cambridge)Buy Tickets
- Sat 7th Apr 2018 The VaccinesO2 Academy Birmingham (Birmingham)Buy Tickets
- Mon 9th Apr 2018 The VaccinesManchester Academy (Manchester)Buy Tickets
- Tue 10th Apr 2018 The VaccinesRock City (Nottingham)Buy Tickets
- Thu 12th Apr 2018 The VaccinesO2 Academy Glasgow (Glasgow)Buy Tickets
- Fri 13th Apr 2018 The VaccinesO2 Academy Sheffield (Sheffield)Buy Tickets
- Sat 14th Apr 2018 The VaccinesAlexandra Palace (London)Buy Tickets
- Sun 1st Jul 2018 Community Festival, Two Door Cinema Club, The Vaccines, You ...Finsbury Park (Islington)Buy Tickets
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