Speaking to BBC 6Music, Selway revealed his bandmates are currently in discussions regarding their move back onto the live scene after the positive experience at Worthy Farm.
The new album will comprise of 28 tracks taken from their back catalogue, including a selection from their most recent studio effort ‘Postcards From a Young Man‘, and will also be promoted with a brand new single.
Laura Marling is to tour the US and a series of UK cathedrals throughout autumn as part of the promotional duties for upcoming third studio album ‘A Creature I Don’t Know’, due for release on September 12th.
The North American 9 stop tour leg will start in San Francisco on September 17 and end at the Big Apple’s Webster Hall on the 28th.
Entitled the When The Bell Tolls Tour, the UK dates will be launched with a gig at the Exeter Cathedral on October 14th, with shows in cities such as York, Manchester, Liverpool and London following before the final leg at the Birmingham Cathedral on October 29th.
Fresh from a blistering set at T in the Park, during which Ed Macfarlane’s David Brent-esque dance moves stirred the crowd into a surging frenzy, the second single from Friendly Fires’ sophomore album, ‘Pala‘, sees release.
‘Hawaiian Air’ is a somewhat hilarious, fun song that is accompanied by an equally blithesome video with the theme of ‘bonkers flight’ (‘Takin a ride to another clime, knees in my back as we’re flyin high’). Funky and harmonious, the music is quick and falls into the same category as many of FF’s previous songs – roughly dubbed dance-punk, with a deft samba touch to boot.
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