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The Crookes
The Crookes Booke The Scala!
25th February 2013
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** THE CROOKES ANNOUNCE BIGGEST LONDON SHOW SO FAR... **
** ...AT THE SCALA ON MAY 21ST! **


Erudite NewPop dreamers THE CROOKES are poised to play the Kings Cross Scala in London on May 21st 2013. The Sheffield quartet, who have already spent a fair old chunk of February touring the country with Richard Hawley, play their biggest headline show thus far in the capital as part of the fierce panda label's 19th birthday celebrations. The details look like this:

fierce panda & Club Fandango present FIERCE PANDAS 19TH BIRTHDAY SLAMDOWN
The Acts: THE CROOKES + SPECIAL GUESTS
The Date: TUESDAY MAY 21ST 2013
The Place: LONDON SCALA
(275-277 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, London N1 9NL. Tel 020 7833 2022)
Special 8.00 early bird tickets are available here: www.wegottickets.com/event/211316
Please note that this is a quite-a-lot-of-ages 16+ show
www.scala-london.co.uk

There will be a Crookes single release to coincide on May 27th, featuring the tracks 'Dance In Colour' and 'Bear's Blood'. As befits the true Crookesaholic working spirit, both tunes will be brand new and indeed never-released-anywhere-else-before. Ever.

Rest assured that by the time this gig takes place the boys will have made a return trip to SXSW in Austin in March, toured the UK for the umpteenth occasion in April, this time in the company of some cheery Geordie indie tykes (more news soon) and quite probably written and recorded the bulk of their third album on any spare afternoons off. Such is like with the fast-living, fringe-loving foursome who have made a virtue of a work ethic which would cause palpitations along half of Easy Street, Dalstonland.

Over the past four years The Crookes have lived the sprightly, slightly poetic leftfield DIY dream by releasing one mini-album, two full albums and a slew of jaggedly romantic indiepop singles, as well as tour their tyres off in hot pursuit of international glory. In the autumn of 2012 alone they hit ten different countries in 21 dates across Europe in support of their current 'Hold Fast' longplayer and went straight into another string of UK dates which featured a sold old Lexington gig and culminated in a headline show at Sheffield Leadmill, their biggest hometown appearance so far. There's some kind of theme occurring here.

The Crookes are still George (bass / vocals), Daniel (guitar), Tom (guitar) and Russ (drums). Long may they reign with a love of The Supremes.

www.thecrookes.co.uk
www.clubfandango.co.uk
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