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The Riptide Movement announce new single & UK festival appearances

Having sold out 3 London shows in February of this year, The Riptide Movement are heading back to the UK in May for a headline show at The Lexington, plus appearances at The Great Escape, Dot To Dot, and Live At Leeds festivals.

Their new single ‘You & I’ comes out on May 25th, with the album out on June 1st.

UK Shows

2nd May –  Live At Leeds – The Wardrobe
3rd May –   Sunflower Lounge – Birmingham
15th May –  The Great Escape – Music From Ireland Showcase – The Prince Albert
16th May –  The Great Escape Festival- The Prince Albert
21st May –  Stereo- Glasgow
22nd May –  Dot To Dot – Manchester
23rd May –  Dot To Dot – Bristol
24th May –  Dot To Dot – Nottingham
28th May –  The Lexington – London

“The Riptide Movement have emerged as one of the finest purveyors of rock ‘n roll in the country” THE IRISH MAIL ON SUNDAY

“The Lucan quartet have clambered to the summit of Irish music” THE IRISH INDEPENDENT

“‘All Works Out’ – arguably the song of the summer” JOE.IE

Following their recent sold-out residency at The Islington, London, The Riptide Movement are back in the UK in May with a run of tour dates including The Lexington on May 28th.  Their new single ‘You And I’ will be released on May 25th.

It’s been an incredible 2015 so far for the Dublin four-piece who represented national broadcaster RTE at Eurosonic in January and then secured nominations at The Meteor Choice Music Prize awards in Dublin – Ireland’s answer to The Mercury Music Prize – for Song of the Year for their Top 10 Irish smash ‘All Works Out’ (which was recently featured on Channel 4’s ‘Sunday Brunch’) and Album of the Year for their number one, Irish gold-selling album ‘Getting Through’. Their performance on the night was one of the most-talked about highlights of the TV show that went out live across the nation.

There’s no doubt that music courses through the soul of Ireland, and the new single ‘You And I’ is an anthem to love dripping with rabble-rousing rock ‘n’ roll. With stomping rhythms and huge choruses, it’s no surprise they’ve progressed from feted sons of Ireland to musicians on the global stage.

The video was shot in New York at the end of 2014 while the band were also playing a run of US live dates where they were greeted as the Emerald Isle’s newest heroes.

Their critically acclaimed debut UK album, ‘Getting Through’ will be released on June 1st. Produced by Flogging Molly’s Ted Hutt (who has also worked with Dropkick Murphys and The Gaslight Anthem), the album is testimony to the unique sound the band have forged together during many hours spent together in rehearsal and on stage.

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