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Thursday, Apr 23, 2009
by PopMatters Staff

Earlier this week PopMatters’ Joseph Carver described Brakesbrakesbrakes’ new album Touchdown as “pure energy, musicianship, and lyrical hilarity and quite simply is the best record yet to be released in 2009.” “Two Shocks” is the MP3 the label is offering up for the record and Carver says of that track, “the record rips open with ‘Two Shocks’, an electronic beat that claims to be tired of the Third World War and aches for the fourth.” Touchdown has also generated two videos to date. Videos and tour dates after the jump.

“Two Shocks” [MP3]


Apr 23 2009 8:00P The Bullingdon Oxford
Apr 24 2009 8:00P Camden Crawl Camden, London
Apr 25 2009 8:00P The Little Civic Wolverhampton
Apr 26 2009 8:00P Central Station Wrexham
Apr 28 2009 8:00P Dingwalls London
Apr 29 2009 7:00A The Bodega Social Club Nottingham
Apr 30 2009 8:00P The Albert Brighton
May 2 2009 1:00A Fierce Panda Room at SIDEWALK, Scala Kings Cross, London
May 4 2009 8:00P Paris Point Ephemere w/ Boxer Rebellion
May 5 2009 8:00P Zurich Hafenkeipe
May 6 2009 8:00P Atomic Café Munich
May 7 2009 8:00P Essigfabrik with The Fray Cologne
May 8 2009 8:00P Les Nuits Botanique Festival Brussels
May 9 2009 8:00P Bitterzoet Amsterdam
May 14 2009 8:00P The Water Margin Brighton
May 15 2009 12:00A Wood Fetival, Braziers Park
May 16 2009 8:00P THE GREAT ESCAPE Komedia XFM Night w/ Little Boots Brighton

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