Bastille - "Laura Palmer" (video) + Tour Dates

by Sarah Zupko

15 April 2013

Today brings a new video from Bastille's stellar debut LP, 'Bad Blood'.

Bastille’s Bad Blood, plays rather like the perfect West End pop musical, full of anthemic choruses, sing-along vocals, and impossibly catchy hooks. Maybe it’s because Smash is running in the US at present and frontman Dan Smith reminds me a bit of Jimmy (both in appearance and musically) that I immediately jump to that connection. Still, it sticks and, honestly, it’s one of the most intriguing aspects to Bastille‘s music. Smith truly believes music can move mountains and he aims for the stars.

2nd May – Sound City, Liverpool
18th May – The Dome (Great Escape)
27th May – Evolution, Newcastle
15th June – Isle of Wight Festival, Isle of Wight
21st June – Sea Sessions, Donegal, Ireland
22nd June – Goldcoast, Croyde
25th June – Mallorca Rocks, Magaluf
26th June – Ibiza Rocks, Ibiza
28th June – John Peel Stage, Glastonbury
6th July – Blissfields, Winchester
12th July – Wakestock, Abersoch
14th July – T In The Park, Kinross
26th July – Secret Garden Party, Huntingdon
27th July – Redfest, Redhill
2nd Aug – Standon Calling, Hertfordshire
3rd Aug – Leopallooza, Cornwall
4th Aug – Indiependence, Cork, Ireland
23rd Aug – Reading Festival, Reading
24th Aug – Leeds Festival, Leeds
7th September – Bestival, Isle of Wight


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