Frightened Rabbit announce details of their eagerly awaited new EP ‘State Hospital’, out September 24 through Atlantic Records. The acclaimed Scottish quintet will celebrate the EP’s release with a UK and Ireland tour throughout September. The dates will kick off in Portrush’s Playhouse on September 6, taking in Navan, Michelstown, Dundalk, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Belfast, London, Manchester and Dumfries, concluding with a homecoming show at Selkirk’s Victoria Hall on September 25. Furthermore, the band are confirmed to support Biffy Clyro at the iTunes festival on September 22, which will take place at London’s Roundhouse.
The video for title track for the EP is on youtube now:
The EP will also include a track featuring Arab Strap’s Aidan Moffat.
Frightened Rabbit are currently completing work on their Atlantic debut album, set for release in early 2013. The upcoming LP was recorded at the famed Monnow Valley Studio in Rockfield, South Wales, with producer Leo Abrahams (Brian Eno, David Byrne, Grace Jones) behind the board.
Sept 18th – London, 93 Feet East
Sept 19th – Manchester, Deaf Institute
Sept 24th – Dumfries, The Venue
Sept 25th – Selkirk, Victoria Hall