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Camera Obscura : Camera Obscura Reveal New Song ‘Fifth In Line To The Throne’
15th May 2013

With less than a month to go before the release of their long-awaited new album Desire Lines (recorded in Portland, US with producer Tucker Martine), Camera Obscura have revealed another song, ‘Fifth In Line To The Throne’.

A sonic foil to recent single ‘Do It Again’, ‘Fifth In Line To The Throne’ sees the Glasgow five-piece in full balladeer mode and features backing vocals from Neko Case.

Camera Obscura’s Tracyanne Campbell explains, “’Fifth In Line To The Throne’ is a song about someone in a seemingly perfect relationship but there is a dark underside to it. We wanted to sound menacing and give folk the creeps. I believe Princess Beatrice is fifth in line by the way.

Download ‘Fifth In The Line To The Throne’ here or stream below.

Desire Lines is released on June 3rd 2013.

Camera Obscura tour throughout the summer. All dates below.


22nd - The Brickyard, Carlisle
25th – Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain
4th – Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, UK
5th – Academy 2, Manchester, UK
6th – Heaven, London, UK
7th – Cockpit, Leeds, UK
8th – Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
9th – Rock Ness, Loch Ness, UK
16th – SOhO, Santa Barbara, CA
18th – The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA
19th – The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
21st – Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
22nd – Showbox at the Market, Seattle, WA
23rd – Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC
26th – Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT
27th – Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO
28th - Kanrocksas, Kansas City, KS
29th – Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL **
1st – Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, MI **
3rd – Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, Montréal, QC **
4th – Toronto Urban Roots Festival, Toronto, ON **
5th – Ottawa Bluesfest, Ottawa, ON **
6th – Summerstage, Central Park, New York, NY **
8th - Summerstage, Central Park, New York, NY **
9th – Mann Center for Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA **
10th – Bank of America Pavilion, Boston, MA **
11th – Wolf Trap Filene Center, Vienna, VA **
12th – Haw River Ballroom, Saxapahaw, NC
13th – Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
14th – Bunbury Music Festival, Cincinnati, OH

* w/ Marissa Nadler
* w/ She & Him