The Joy Formidable announce new single and tour

By Editor
By March 7, 2010 September 23rd, 2013 Leeds

The Joy Formidable have announced the release of their new single ‘Popinjay‘. It’s out now as a digital download, and a limited run of 500 7-inch vinyls will be available from April 5.


Having spent 2009 touring with the likes of Passion Pit and Editors, alongside extensive headline show throughout the UK and Europe, the band ended the year in the studio recording their forthcoming debut album. Currently being mastered ahead of a mid-summer release, ‘Popinjay‘ is the first track to be heard from it.

Watch the animated video below.

In support of the release the band will be heading out on a full UK tour, with support from Baddies.

The tour dates are below:


Sunday 14 – Manchester Ruby Lounge

Monday 15 – Liverpool Korova

Tuesday 16 – Nottingham Bodega

Wednesday 17 – Leeds Cockpit

Friday 19 – Cambridge Portland [Sold out]

Saturday 20 – Birmingham Academy 2

Sunday 21 – Oxford Academy 2

Sunday 22 – Brighton Audio

Wednesday 24 – London Electric Ballroom

Thursday 25 – Southampton Joiners

Friday 26 – Bristol Start the Bus

Saturday 27 – Cardiff Barfly

Monday 29 – Northampton Roadmenders

Tuesday 30 – Sheffield Academy 2

Wednesday 31 – Newcastle Academy 2


Thursday 1 – Wrexham Central Station

Saturday 3 – Glasgow King Tuts

Sunday 4 – Inverness Madhatters

Monday 5 – Aberdeen Snafu

Tuesday 6 – Dundee Fat Sams

For more information visit the official MySpace.

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