VEVO has premiered the new live music video for “Bad Habit” by The Kooks today. “Bad Habit” is one track from The Kooks’ anticipated new album, Listen, out September 2nd via Astralwerks, and available now for pre-order via iTunes and the band’s website. All pre-orders of the album will get an immediate download of “Bad Habit,” which follows the release of previous songs “Down” and “Around Town.” Watch the “Bad Habit” video at the link below:
Fans who purchase new album Listen from The Kooks store will also get an exclusive presale code for the upcoming US fall tour, which the band announced this week. The newly announced tour dates include stops in Los Angeles (Sep 25 @ The Wiltern), New York (Oct 09 @ The Paramount) and many other markets. Fan pre-sale is already underway; preorder the album and get your tickets now before they are on sale to the general public this Friday, July 18. For the full itinerary of upcoming dates, see below.
The Guardian recently posted a special acoustic performance by the band of their new songs “Down” and “Around Town,” which you can watch here:
New album Listen, whichwas produced by young hip hop pioneer Inflo and Luke Pritchard, showcases a new direction and sound for the multi platinum selling UK act.
“To me,” Luke says, “this album is about pure expression. Even the way we made the album felt fresh. Rather than us just being a band in a room, playing our guitars with the vocal over the top, which is what we’d always done before, we were really listening to what was going on around us, picking up ideas. The whole thing was much more natural.”
The Kooks On Tour
Jul 26 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club [SOLD OUT]
Jul 27 – Washington, DC @ 930 Club [SOLD OUT]
Jul 28 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall [SOLD OUT]
Jul 29 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5 [SOLD OUT]
July 31 – Chicago, IL @ Park West (Official Lollapalooza Aftershow – SOLD OUT)
Aug 01 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
Aug 03 – Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Festival
Aug 04 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
Aug 08 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy [SOLD OUT]
Aug 09 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival
Sep 24 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
Sep 25 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
Sep 26 – San Diego, CA @ The House of Blues
Sep 28 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
Sep 29 – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox at The Market
Oct 02 – Denver, CO @ The Ogden Theatre
Oct 04 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
Oct 06 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Oct 07 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
Oct 08 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
Oct 09 – Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
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The Kooks are: Luke Pritchard – vocals and guitar, guitarist Hugh Harris, bassist Pete Denton and drummer Alexis Nunez.
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