MUSIC NEWS - Brit rockers Keane (singer Tom Chaplin, drummer Richard Hughes, keyboardist Rice-Oxley and bassist Quin) will kick off a North American tour in support of their fourth studio album Strangeland in Boston, MA on June 12th (full itinerary below) with Mystery Jets supporting (except Nashville, Chicago and Milwaukee). The new Strangeland was produced by Dan Grech (Radiohead, The Vaccines, Howling Bells), recorded at Sea Fog, Keane songwriter/pianist Tim Rice-Oxley's studio in South Downs, UK, and will be released May 8th on Cherrytree/Interscope Records.
Fan presale will begin March 28th at 10am local time with public on sale set for March 30 at keanemusic.com , The acclaimed band debuted first single "Silenced By The Night" on Jimmy Kimmel Live March 12 followed by their first ever play at the SXSW music festival where they performed to packed audiences throughout the festival. Give a listen to the tune, below.
Keane North American 2012 Tour Itinerary-
June 12th Boston, MA House of Blues
June 14th N. Bethesda, MD Music Center At Strathmore
June 15th New York, NY Beacon Theatre - on sale 3/31
June 16th Philadelphia, PA Merriam Theater
June 18th Montreal, QC Olympia de Montreal
June 19th Toronto, ON The Sound Academy
June 21st Nashville, TN. Marathon Music Works
June 22nd Chicago, IL The Vic - on sale 3/31
June 23rd Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater
June 25th Denver, CO Paramount Theater
June 26th Salt Lake City, UT The Gallivan Center
June 29th Los Angeles, CA The Orpheum Theatre
June 30th Oakland, CA The Fox Theater - on sale 4/1