Future Islands are back on the other side of the pond with a series of UK and European shows over the Spring, Summer and Fall period. The headline dates will mark their first European performances in a year and a half, when they were promoting their fourth album ‘Singles’.
The Baltimore synthpop band will visit Lithuania for the first time ever at Vilnius‘ Compensa concert hall on October 26.
Public sale of tickets to Future Islands concert in Vilnius will begin this Friday (24 March) at 10:00 at the BILIETAI.LT box office and the Internet: www.bilietai.lt.
On March 21 advance tickets will be available . This option is given to Live Nation Lithuania and BILIETAI.LT concert club members.
The band, with frontman Samuel T. Herring, bassist William Cashion and keyboardist Gerrit Whelmers, haven’t played in Europe since 2015, when they made notable appearances at Glastonbury Festival, Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny, Bestival, End of the Road, Way Out West and BST Hyde Park, not to mention a show at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
They released their last album ‘Singles’ in 2014, featuring the critically acclaimed lead song ‘Seasons (Waiting on You)’ which they played in a legendary performanced on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’. The album was produced by Chris Coady, who is best known for working with the likes of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and TV on the Radio. In 2015 they unveiled a brand new single for Record Store Day – it was a double A-side featuring ‘Haunted by You’ and ‘The Chase’.
Future Islands – “Seasons (Waiting On You)”:
Future Islands have announced that they will release new album ‘The Far Field’ on April 7. The album will also feature a guest appearance from Blondie’s Debbie Harry on the track ‘Shadows’. It will be available in numerous formats, including 180-gram white and standard black vinyl, CD and cassette, a unique “miniature LP”, and of course digitally. The Baltimore band will support the album with a series of previously-announced live dates in the UK in April and May, before heading to Dublin in Ireland in July and to Lithuania in October as part of their European tour.