Tuesday, 16 August 2011

TOM VEK ‘AROUSED’ - Check out the new single plus video & live dates

On 18th April, over five years on from his debut album, Tom Vek returned to the public eye with a brand new single A Chore and news of his highly anticipated second album Leisure Seizure. It ended a huge amount of speculation as to the whereabouts of the enigmatic, London-born artist who disappeared from the public eye after his debut album We Have Sound became a cult classic following it’s 2005 release. Now, following the brilliant critical response to Leisure Seizure and a sold out UK tour, Tom Vek will release new single Aroused. Recorded in his own east London PALLET studios, Aroused is a prime example of Vek’s self-coined ‘beat rock’ – a more controlled, consistent and elaborated version of the unique, raw sound of his debut album. Meanwhile, following a sold out UK tour, Tom Vek has announced more live shows. Vek is set to play the Reading and Leeds Festival and Bestival before headlining a 2000 capacity show at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on 16th November. Tickets for the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire show went on general sale on 1st July, with presale tickets available to buy via www.tomvek.tv from Wednesday 29th June. Watch the video here: - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49ZVEt2X3GA
Aroused - Leisure Seizure Aroused - Leisure Seizure



LIVE DATES
  • 26th August Reading Festival UK
  • 27th August Leeds Festival UK
  • 10th September Bestival, Isle Of White, UK
  • 16th November O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London UK
Tom Vek Press Quotes: “The most wonderful kind of pop star” – Sunday Times
“Nobody else writes songs like him” – NME
“An album of real depth” – The Word
“Well worth the wait” – GQ
“Smarter, sleeker, subtler than ever before” – Drowned In Sound
“A winning return” – The Fly

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