Bloc Party announce free London show
It seems Bloc Party are pretty excited about the release of their new album, Four, as the band have announced they'll be playing Birthdays in London tomorrow, and it's 100% free!
You'll probably have to get there at lunchtime to be in with a chance of getting into the show (all the teenagers with 'Bloc Party 4 lyf' sharpied on their faces will probably be there quite early), though it should be pretty good.
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