The Dears release first album in six years to great critical acclaim

The Dears​ have returned​ with their first release in ​six years​, backed by their first UK tour in as many years. Times Infinity Volume One, which arrived on February 3rd is the Montréal band’s sixth studio album was released to great critical acclaim (see below) and comes as part one of a two part instalment with Volume Two pencilled in for release later in 2017. 

The first of the two albums will be met this Friday (Feb 24th) with a four date UK tour, the dates of which you can find below. You can read The Dears in conversation with Drowned in Sound here where they discuss a track-by-track of the new album.

 

Murray Lightburn remains one of pop’s most literate and fearless lyricists, and he and his wife, Natalia Yanchak, have produced their best work here since 2006’s Gang of Losers Sunday Times

An emphatic return Clash

The Dears aren’t the types to slink back into the room unassumingly MOJO

Typically dramatic and anthemic Loud & Quiet

Their literate lyrics remain starkly devoted to doomed romantic dependency 8/10 Uncut

Few bands make misery sound quite so majestic Evening Standard ****

The husband-and-wife team blend melody with mood with their intricate guitars Prog Magazine

**** Q Magazine

Murray Lightburn keeps his listener captivated with his shape-shifting central performance the Sun

Tighten your seatbelts The Mirror

The new video for ‘To Hold and Have’ premiered over at Rolling Stone, you can watch it here: https://www.rollingstone.de/exklusive-videopremiere-the-dears-to-hold-and-have-1199245/

 

Feb 24 | The Globe, Cardiff

Feb 25 | The Fleece, Bristol

Feb 26 | The Brudenell, Leeds

Feb 28 | Village Underground, London

 

 

 

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