The Smile have also announced a headline European tour for March 2024, including UK dates in London, Manchester and Glasgow. The tour dates go on sale at 9am UK time on Friday 17th November here.
The Smile have today revealed details of their brand-new album Wall Of Eyes, set for release on 26th January on XL Recordings. The band have also shared the title track from the album “Wall Of Eyes,” which is accompanied by a music video directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. The new album, which was recorded between Oxford and Abbey Road Studios, is produced and mixed by previous collaborator Sam Petts-Davies and features string arrangements by the London Contemporary Orchestra.
2024 UK Tour Dates
Monday 18th March - Brighton - Brighton Centre
Tuesday 19th March - Manchester - 02 Apollo
Wednesday 20th March - Glasgow - SEC Armadillo
Friday 22nd March – Birmingham O2 Academy
Saturday 23rd March - London - Alexandra Palace
The Smile’s new album Wall Of Eyes is the follow up to the band’s 2022 debut LP A Light For Attracting Attention, which received critical acclaim from the likes of The Guardian, Pitchfork, The Observer, The Needle Drop, Rolling Stone, New York Magazine, Uncut and MOJO, and more.
The Smile played a series of brilliantly received live shows in the US and Mexico in June and July of this year and released “Bending Hectic” from the new album in June, having initially debuted the song at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2022.