Today's 'News In Brief' is spondored by any song that you listen to OVER and OVER. Currently that track for me is 'Crushed Bones' by Why?. What's yours? The Kissaway Trail have just announced a number of UK headline dates to accompany its release. Ahead of that the guys will also be supporting MIDLAKE at their New to Q show at the Tabernacle later this month… Upcoming UK live dates/info below: Thursday 28 January – LONDON – The Tabernacle (New to Q – supporting Midlake – SOLD-OUT) Sunday 7 March – GLASGOW – King Tuts (£7.50) Monday 8 March – NEWCASTLE – Cluny (£7.50) Tuesday 9 March – BIRMINGHAM – Academy3 (£7.50) Wednesday 10 March – LONDON – Hoxton Bar & Kitchen (£8.50) 405 fovourites, Annuals, are back in action! They'll be releasing a new EP called Sweet Sister on the 30th of March! Girls are set to release a new single ‘Morning Light’, taken from Girls’ debut album ‘Album’. Released on 22nd February through Fantasytrashcan / Turnstile, the single will be available on 7” vinyl/download and comes backed with a cover of Skeeter Davis’ ‘The End Of The World’.
San Francisco’s Girls return to the UK next month to play their biggest UK headline show yet - London's 800 capacity Scala on 23rd February as part of the run of NME Shockwaves Awards 2010 shows and their February/March tour of UK and Europe. Tickets for all shows are on sale now. FEBRUARY 22 – Brighton, Audio 23 - London, Scala (NME Shockwaves Awards 2010 Show) 25 – Southampton, Talking Heads 26 – Lancaster, Library 27 – Glasgow, Stereo MARCH 01 – Dublin, Whelans 02 – Manchester, Deaf Institute 03 – Birmingham, Hare & Hounds 05 – Paris, Maroquinerie 06 – Brussels, Botanique 07 – Amsterdam, Paradiso 08 – Hamburg, Molotow 10 – Gothenburg, Pusterviksbaren 11 – Stockholm, Debaser Slussen 13 – Berlin, Bang Bang Club 14 – Cologne, Werkstatt 15 – Strasbourg, Laiterie Club 16 – Lille, Aeronef 17 – Nantes, Olympic Memory Tapes have remixed Gucci Mane’s track 'Excuse Me'. Click here! to download it. Mapsare set to release a new single, ‘Die Happy, Die Smiling’, on the 25th of January.