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Purity Ring - 'Better Off Alone' Out Now
Purity Ring : 'Better Off Alone' Out Now
29th September 2020

Following the April release of their third album WOMB, Purity Ring today release a cover of Alice DJ’s 1999 eurodance hit ‘Better Off Alone’ via 4AD.  The duo have flipped the euphoric trance classic into a signature, ghostly Purity Ring track – watch the video, directed by Andrew Barchilon here.

“We have wanted to cover this song for years and it felt like it was time.  It’s been an influence on how we write and feel music since the beginning, and so for all the ways that joy and longing move, the truth is out there.”

The band also recently announced the rescheduling of their UK and European tour, now set for summer 2021 and including a huge headline show at the Camden Roundhouse on 21st June.  All tickets held for the band’s original 2020 shows will be honoured at their rescheduled 2021 dates.  The ten songs on WOMB are entirely written, recorded, produced and mixed by the duo, and the album chronicles a quest for comfort and the search for a resting place in a world where so much is beyond our control, truly making the album a tonic for the times we find ourselves in.

March 2021
29th - Phoenix, Toronto, Canada

May 2021
12th - Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, Canada 

May 2021
31st - Botanique, Brussels, Belgium

1st - Columbia Theatre. Berlin, Germany
2nd - Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
5th - Parkteatret, Oslo, Norway
7th - Melkweg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
8th - Le Trabendo, Paris, France
10th - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK
11st - CHALK, Brighton, UK
12th - Roundhouse, London, UK
13th - SWX Bristol, Bristol, UK
15th - SWG3, Glasgow, UK
16th - O2 Ritz, Manchester, UK

"Maybe the otherworldly sounds of Purity Ring are precisely what we need to escape into right about now." - The FADER
"Finely tuned electronica with seriously dark lyrics" - NME
“The duo’s new album WOMB is probably their most beguiling to date; it’s a twisted comfort blanket of a record weaved with a wider variety of sonic textures than in the past.” - DAZED
“In these dark days, we need to find comfort in small joys. Purity Ring’s third album is a shimmering escape, and as good a self-isolation soundtrack as you’re likely to find - 8/10” - Loud & Quiet