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The Crookes - New Single And Tour
9th August 2011
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** THE CROOKES ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE AND TOUR **
** SHEFFIELD ROMANTICS TO PLAY BIGGEST LONDON SHOW SO FAR **

The Band: THE CROOKES

The Release: I REMEMBER MOONLIGHT

The Format: DOWNLOAD SINGLE

The Catalogue Number: NING 238

The Release Date: OCTOBER 10TH 2011

The Label: fierce panda

The Truth: proving that there is no rest for the wickedly charming, Sheffield-based New Pop protagonists THE CROOKES are poised to release a new single, I Remember Moonlight, from their heartily acclaimed Chasing After Ghosts album, on October 10th. A day later, on Tuesday October 11th, they play their biggest London show yet at the Borderline as part of another tour of Blighty and a jaunt around the Continent.

And, lets face it, tours of Blighty and Continental jaunts are things The Crookes seem to take in their well-appointed stride: the springtime release of Chasing After Ghosts coincided with an enormous 40-plus date spin across the indiepop universe, including a splendid cameo at fierce pandas 17th birthday party at The Scala in London and a vibrant party hoedown with 1600 melody enthusiasts at London Calling in Amsterdam. Since then? Oh, nothing much. Just the release of the Chorus Of Fools single, a sell-out show at the Lexington, a vivacious homecoming at the Tramlines Festival, a special invitation to appear at the Burberry summertime party at The Serpentine and the odd spare hour devoted to cultivating more seriously eloquent and sincerely heartfelt tunes for the second album.

I Remember Moonlight would be one of those songs, were it not already a star-bright highlight on their current debut. As ever with the craftily creative Crookes the fun is multi-tiered as a razzle dazzle surge of guitar and pop glitter throws light on the tragically nostalgic words: ?The trouble with time is / It moves too fast when Im in bliss, sings George Waite like a young man who releases that mourning has broken once again.

Such is life in the alternative sphere with George (bass, as well as vocals), Alex Saunders (lead guitar), Daniel Hopewell (rhythm guitar) and Russell Bates (drums), have relied on a fierce DIY work ethic and some fearsomely well ironed clothes to infiltrate the underground. Already over the past two years there have been two independent singles, a seven-track EP, the debut album and a host of comparisons to sharp-brained indie classicists like The Smiths, The Housemartins and Orange Juice.

But how did a band who met whilst studying of all blithering things - literature at Sheffield University end up being called The Crookes? Inspired by the scene that birthed Richard Hawley, Arctic Monkeys and Reverend And The Makers, they named themselves after the area of the Sheffield in which they all lived. ?It was always meant to be a stop-gap name but it just kind of stuck, they say. ?Whenever we leave Sheffield we're always being asked why we've spelled crooks wrong...

TUE 4-Oct-11 UK YORK FIBBERS
WED 5-Oct-11 UK STOKE SUGARMILL
THU 6-Oct-11 UK CARDIFF TEN FEET TALL
FRI 7-Oct-11 UK MANCHESTER FACTORY
SAT 8-Oct-11 UK NEWCASTLE CLUNY 2
SUN 9-Oct-11 UK GLASGOW KING TUTS
TUE 11-Oct-11 UK LONDON BORDERLINE
WED 12-Oct-11 UK BRISTOL COOLER
THU 13-Oct-11 UK NORWICH ARTS CENTRE
SAT 15-Oct-11 UK READING PLAY
SUN 16-Oct-11 UK SOUTHAMPTON JOINERS
MON 17-Oct-11 UK CAMBRIDGE PORTLAND ARMS
TUE 18-Oct-11 UK NOTTINGHAM BODEGA

Ticket link: www.artistticket.com/link/?s=the+crookes
www.thecrookes.co.uk

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