The Pigeon Detectives confirm live concert date at The Academy 2 in Dublin on November 3rd 2011!

Jul 18, 2011 No Comments by Musicscene

The Pigeon Detectives have announced that they will be performing live at The Academy 2 in Dublin on Thursday the 3rd of November 2011. Tickets priced €18.50 including booking fee will be on sale from Wednesday the 20th of July 2011 through Ticketmaster and usual outlets nationwide. Click here to buy tickets.

Late 2008 marked the end of a chapter in the life of The Pigeon Detectives; the band  had sold out a prestigious headline show at London’s Alexandra Palace, played  to 14,000  people over two nights at  Leeds’ Millennium Square and  sold in excess of half a million copies of  their first two albums in the UK.

With two Top 5 albums and five Top 40 singles tucked under their collective arm, the band, having recorded their first two albums ‘Wait For Me’ (2007) and  ‘Emergency’ (2008) in quick succession took a sabbatical whereupon they returned to their native Yorkshire to regroup and start work on the next chapter. As is the case in most instances it didn’t take long for the writing process to begin, resulting in lightning sorties to New York for creative input and the demoing process before work began in earnest.

For recording, the band decamped to New York City, spending two months laying down the lion’s share of the album with producer Justin Gerrish (who’s last major job was helping to mix Vampire Weekend’s studio album ‘Contra’).  The Pigeon Detectives knack for melody remains firmly in place and you can bet your life that ‘UP, GUARDS AND AT ‘EM!’ will be adding a few more hits to the band’s haul of Top 40 singles in the months to come.

The Pigeon Detectives are revitalised, fists clenched and ever eager to engage their latest studio album ’UP, GUARDS AND AT ‘EM!’ Catch them live in Dublin when they perform live at The Academy 2 on the 3rd of November 2011.

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