UK Rockers Deaf Havana will release their first official U.S. album, Old Souls, on January 21, 2014 through Razor & Tie. Produced by the incomparable YOUTH (U2, The Verve, Primal Scream, The Orb) along with Lee Batiuk, Old Souls is available for pre-order now HERE ( http://deafhavana.merchnow.com/).
Old Souls is packed full of gut-busting anthems, tear-inducing ballads and everything in between. The follow-up to their #1 UK Rock album Fools and Worthless Liars, the album has sold 35,000 to date. Old Souls was released September 16th on BMG Chrysalis in the U.K. debuting #1 on the U.K. Rock Chart, and Top 10 on the overall U.K. Album Chart.
Old Souls first single, “Boston Square”, has been called “The Hottest Record in the World” by BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe. The accompanying video has had over 250,000 streams to date, and the band has an overall 4.5 million YouTube views of their videos. Over the summer, the band performed a string of sold-out U.K. dates, including two Union Chapel shows, a Leeds Festival performance, opened for Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band at the Hard Rock Calling, and opened for MUSE in Germany. They are currently in the midst of a headlining U.K. Tour that wraps up October 25.
In support of the release of Old Souls, the band will be hitting the road in the U.S. for the FIRST TME EVER with country mates Ash. The tour kicks off on January 27th in Seattle, WA and wraps up on February 13th in New York, NY (tour dates below).
Hunstanton England based Deaf Havana formed in 2005 while members were in college after playing out together a few times in high school. The young band has toured extensively and played at such festivals as Reading and Leeds in the U.K and Soundwave in Australia. Deaf Havana is James Veck-Gilodi (Vocals, Guitar), Chris Pennells (Guitar), Lee Wilson (Bass), Tom Ogden (Drums), Max Britton (Keyboard) and guitarist and Matthew Veck-Gilodi (Guitar, Vocals). The band is managed by Jamie Osman of Red Light Management and represented for touring by David Galea of The Agency Group.
Deaf Havana U.S. Tour Dates
January 27 – Seattle, WA – Tractor Tavern
January 28- Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
January 30 – San Francisco, CA – PopScene @ Rickshaw Stop
January 31 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
February 1 – San Diego, CA – The Casbah
February 2 – Phoenix, AZ – Obsura @ Rips
February 4 – Dallas, TX – Cambridge Room @ HOB
February 5 – Austin, TX – Stubbs Bar – B-Q Jr.
February 6 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s Downstairs
February 7 – New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks
February 8 – Little Rock, AR – Juanita’s Café & Bar
February 10 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
February 11 – Birmingham, AL – The Bottletree
February 13 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge*
February 14 – Philadelphia, PA – Milkboy*
February 15 – Toronto. ONT – The Rivoli*
February 16 – Boston, MA – Great Scott*
*Deaf Havana only
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