Spiritualized have confirmed that they are to release “Soul On Fire” as the first single from forthcoming album “Songs In A&E” on May 19.
The single, on 7″ and CD will be be backed with “True Love Will Find You In The End”, with the CD version also including “Harmony 2 (And then a miracle)” from the new album. The download of “Soul On Fire” will include the ‘Live from The Union Chapel’ version of the track, when Jason Pierce played an Acoustic Mainline show last December.
Celebrating the launch of the long-awaited studio album on May 26, Spiritualized will be playing a special gig at Rough Trade East record shop in East London at 7pm on release day.
Fans wishing to attend need to pick up a wristband from the store, available from today (April 24), 250 wristbands are available, on a first come first served basis.
Spiritualized were today also announced as the Friday night headline act for this year’s Green Man Festival, replacing Beirut who recently had to pull out. The band are also confirmed for this year’s Glastonbury Festival, where they will play the John Peel Stage.
Spiritualized are plugging in and playing electric for the first time in years and are set to play the following dates this Summer:
Cambridge Junction (May 18)
Sheffield Plug (19)
London, Koko (20)
Bristol, Dot to Dot Festival (24)
Nottingham, Dot to Dot (25)
Glastonbury, John Peel Stage (June 29)
Green Man Festival, Glanusk Park (June 9)
Connect Festival, Invarary Castle (August 30)
More info and to pre-order a limited edition green vinyl edition of Songs In A&E, go to the band’s official website here: www.spiritualized.com
Pic credit: Neil Thomson