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Future Islands - 'As Long As You Are' Remixes 3
Future Islands : 'As Long As You Are' Remixes 3
11th August 2021

Today, Future Islands have shared a third EP, ALAYA Remixes 3, the final installment in a series of 3 remix EPs of songs from their critically acclaimed 2020 album As Long As You Are.

+ Stream the new EP here on all platforms +

The EP includes a high-energy house version of 'City’s Face' by legendary house and techno producer Carl Cox, an ethereal version of 'Born In A War' by experimentalist and violinist Sudan Archives, and a slowed down, moody remix of 'Waking' by underground hip-hop producer Controller 7.  The EP lands ahead of Future Islands hitting the road for the first time in two full years, the longest the group has gone without in their 14-year career.  The extensive US tour kicks off 8/31 in Anaheim, CA. Tickets available here.

ALAYA Remixes 3 is preceded by ALAYA Remixes 2, which featured 'Thrill' by synth-pop songwriter and producer Washed Out, a house-beat rendition of 'Thrill' by San Francisco electronic artist COMPUTER DATA, and a remix of 'Hit The Coast' by Smallboy.  ALAYA Remixes 1 featured 'Thrill (Did They Hear Me Calling)' by legendary LA dance producer Egyptian Lover, 'Plastic Beach' by Moss of Aura (Gerrit Welmers’ solo project), and 'The Painter' by Alle Alle.

+ Listen to ALAYA Remixes 2 here +

+ Listen to ALAYA Remixes 1 here +

Released in October 2020, As Long As You Are looks is an album about trust, full of honesty, redemption and “letting go”, allowing old wounds to heal and bringing painful chapters to a close. Signalling a new era for Future Islands, drummer Mike Lowry joined as a fully-fledged member and songwriter bolstering the founding trio of William Cashion, Samuel T. Herring and Gerrit Welmers. Together, the four-piece took on official production duties for the first time, co-producing As Long As You Are with engineer Steve Wright at his Wrightway Studios in Baltimore. Their brand of new wave synth-pop full of bright melodies and heavenly choruses is as euphoric and uninhibitedly joyful as anything the band has done in their 14-year career.

Purchase tickets for Calling Out in Space tour here +

September 2021
1st - Greek Theatre, Los Angeles CA, US*
2nd - Observatory North Park, San Diego CA, US*
3rd - 5th - Bottle Rock Festival, Napa CA, US
7th - Roseland Theatre, Portland OR, US*
9th - McDonald Theatre, Eugene OR, US*
11th - Marymoor Park, Seattle WA, US #
13th - The Wilma, Missoula MT, US*
16th - Palace Theater, St Paul MN, US*
17th - Summerfest, Milwaukee WI, US
18th - Chicago Theatre, Chicago IL, US*
20th - Newport Music Hall, Columbus OH, US*
21st - The Fillmore, Philadelphia PA, US*
22nd - House of Blues, Boston MA, US*
24th - Governor’s Ball, New York NY, US
26th - The Vogue, Indianapolis IN, US
28th - Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison CO, US #
29th - Liberty Hall, Lawrence KS, US
30th - Diamond Ballroom, Oklahoma City OK, US #

2nd - Austin City Limits, Austin TX, US
4th - Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville TN, US #
5th - Andrew J Brady Icon Music Center, Cincinnati TN, US 
9th - Austin City Limits, Austin TX, US
11th - The Civic Theatre, New Orleans LA, US
12th - Buckhead Theatre, Atlanta GA, US
13th - The Ritz, Raleigh NC, US
14th - The Anthem, Washington DC, US

February 2021
21st - House of Culture, Helsinki, Finland
23rd - Annexet, Stockholm, Sweden
24th - Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway
26th - Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

1st - Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany
2nd - Palladium Warszawa, Warsaw, Poland
4th - TonHalle, Munich, Germany
5th - Tvornica Kulture, Zagreb, Croatia
6th - Fabrique, Milan, Italy
8th - Razzmatazz, Barcelona, Spain
9th - La Riviera, Madrid, Spain
10th - Camp Pequeno, Lisbon, Portugal
12th - La Paloma, Nimes, France
13th - Olympia, Paris, France
15th - Ronda, Utrecht, Netherlands
17th - Batschkapp, Frankfurt, Germany
19th - Aeronef, Lille, France
20th - De Roma, Antwerp, Belgium
21st - E-Werk, Cologne, Germany
23rd - Academy 1, Manchester, UK
25th - Alexandra Palace, London, UK
27th - Ulster Hall, Belfast, UK
28th - Vicar Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
31st - Northumbria SU Institute, Newcastle, UK

1st - Usher Hall, Edinburgh, UK
2nd - O2 Academy, Glasglow, UK

* - w/ HINDS
# - w/ Modest Mouse