Around two years ago, Nicholas Petricca's band of indie rockers released their second album, I Want! I Want!, to whatever the opposite of 'fanfare' is. But cloaked among its song listing was a time bomb called Anna Sun.
By the middle of 2011, Anna Sun was being hailed as one of the sounds of the summer. But you don't have to take our word for it (you should, though), just ask the good people at Esquire US, at Amazon and MTV; all of whom bestowed various Song of the Year type accolades. It represented a step up for Petricca's four-piece and their full studio (i.e. 'proper') debut album followed this year. The self-titled record made the Billboard Alternative chart Top Ten and, with Anna Sun as the lead single, represented a new dawn for Walk The Moon.
The tour begins in Manchester on 20th February, followed by gigs in Leeds, Bristol and Birmingham, before the final date announced so far at London's Scala on Wednesday 27th February 2013. We will have tickets available from 9am on Friday 5th October, priced around £10.
Ahead of the New Year dates, Walk The Moon have some UK shows this very week. Tonight's Clerkenwell gig is sold out while tomorrow's date in Birmingham (supporting Fun) is out of face-value tickets (we have some Premiums). We do still have face-value tickets available for the Fun/Walk The Moon gig at Manchester Academy on Sunday 7th October, priced just £12.50.