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The View announce new album details and tour dates (2009)

The View

Story by Jack Foley

THE View have announced details of the release of their second album, Which Bitch?, as well as a new tour for 2009.

The LP is released through 1965 Records on Monday, February 2, 2009 and consists of 14-tracks. It will be released on CD, vinyl and as a limited edition CD featuring a bonus DVD.

Recorded at Monnow Valley studios in Wales during the summer of 2008 the album was produced by the acclaimed Owen Morris, who worked on their platinum selling debut album Hats Off To The Buskers.

A single, Shock Horror, to be released on the same day as the album, February 2, will be available on 7” and download.

The track listing is as follows:

  1. Typical Time 2
  2. 5Rebbeccas
  3. One Off Pretender
  4. Unexpected
  5. Temptation Dice
  6. Glass Smash
  7. Distant Doubloon
  8. Jimmy’s Crazy Conspiracy
  9. Covers
  10. Double Yellow Lines
  11. Shock Horror
  12. Realisation
  13. Give Back The Sun
  14. Gem Of A Bird

The band, who recently completed a mammoth ‘back-to-basics’ 36-date tour of the UK, including sell-out shows at London’s Astoria and Glasgow Barrowlands, have also announced a full UK tour to coincide with the album release.

The full list of dates are as follows (all February 2009):

9 – Manchester Academy 2
10 – London, Koko (NME Awards Show)
11 – Newcastle University
12 – Edinburgh Playhouse
13 – Dundee Caird Hall
15 – Inverness Iron Works
16 – Aberdeen Live Music Hall
17 – Leeds Metropolitan University
18 – Wolverhamton Wulfrun Hall
19 – Cambridge Junction
21 – Bristol Anson Rooms
22 – Southampton University

Tickets will be priced at £13 (except in London where they will be £15) and are available for pre-sale via www.gigsandtours.com on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 and for general sale on Friday, December 5 at 9am.