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The Lemon Twigs - New European Dates, Kimmel Performance
The Lemon Twigs : New European Dates, Kimmel Performance
4th September 2018

Ahead of their tour with the Arctic Monkeys, The Lemon Twigs have announced details of 2019 headline dates in support of ambitious second album, Go To School (out now). The prodigiously talented brothers from Long Island will visit play ten shows throughout the UK and France in February next year.  You can find all tour dates and links below, with a fan pre-sale from 9am Wednesday 5th September and general on-sale from 9am local time on Friday 7th September.

Tonight the band will perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC.  Tune in from 11:35 EST.
*Update - You can watch the band perform 'The Fire' and 'Small Victories' in the player at the bottom of this page*

21st - O2 Ritz, Manchester, UK [TICKETS]
22nd - Saint Luke’s, Glasgow, UK [TICKETS]
23rd - Riverside, Newcastle, UK [TICKETS]
25th - Stylus, Leeds, UK [TICKETS]
26th - O2 Institute 2, Birmingham, UK [TICKETS]
27th - Roundhouse, London, UK [TICKETS]

1st - Aeronef, Lille, France [TICKETS]
2nd - Epicerie Moderne, Lyon, France [TICKETS]
3rd - Laiterie, Strasbourg, France [TICKETS]
4th - La Cigale, Paris, France [TICKETS]

Customers who purchased Go To School from the band’s official store will receive pre-sale access to tickets from 9AM local time on 5th September. Order the record or sign up before then for early access. For further details head to thelemontwigs.com

Released last month, Go To School tells the coming-of-age story of Shane, a pure hearted chimpanzee raised as a human boy. Todd Rundgren and D’Addario’s mother Susan Hall play Shane’s parents. The 15-track opus was written, recorded, produced and mixed by brothers Brian and Michael D’Addario in their home in Long Island and also features contributions from Jody Stephens (Big Star) and their father Ronnie D’Addario.

You can buy the album from the 4AD Store here.
You can stream the record, and buy, on all platforms here.

“A glorious mix of cheerful pop innocence, vaudevillian musical theatre and progressive-rock complexity with a touch of punk attitude thrown in for good measure.” - The Times – Album of the Week *****
“Go To School is a blast, a joyous, ridiculous journey that treads a perfect line between silly, funny and heartbreaking.” - Uncut
“A rich wall of sound, all intricately arranged orchestration and sublime, multi-layered harmonies, you’re left swooning to a gorgeous swoop of lush instrumentation.” - Q ****
“Cherish The Lemon Twigs because they are a rare proposition in today’s conformist pop culture.”  - The i ****
“Brian and Michael D’Addario prove themselves capable of pulling off the preposterous.” - Dork *****
“In a world of safe-playing career rockers, this kind of arrant insanity is more than welcome.” - PROG
A blast from start to finish.” - Sunday Express ****

The Lemon Twigs emerged in 2016 with their debut LP Do Hollywood, which was praised by Rolling Stone for “toting hooky songs that stand out for their intricate arrangements and delectable melodies” and the Guardian who declared it “a triumph of detailed richness and sumptuous melody, of anthemic chants and winsome ballads." The band quickly earned fans in Elton John, Questlove, and Jack Antonoff among many others, the latter of whom said, “Prediction: The Lemon Twigs will usher in a new phase of rock.” Since then, the D’Addarios have released the 6-track Brothers of Destruction EP and one-off single ‘Foolin’ Around’ / ‘Tailor Made’.