Weekly News Round-Up: Foals, Beck and more

You’re in the right place if you’ve missed any of the week’s top news stories – here Live4ever’s Weekly News Round-Up presents a recap of the biggest and best headlines we featured during the last seven days.

Yannis Philippakis fronting Foals at Leeds Festival 2016 (Photo: Gary Mather for Live4ever)

Yannis Philippakis fronting Foals at Leeds Festival (Photo: Gary Mather for Live4ever)

With Foals‘ Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost story completed last week upon the release of Part 2, they’re getting ready to take both chapters out on the road next year with the announcement of five UK gigs.

The run includes an arena date in Birmingham on May 9th, and will take in an outdoor summer show at Cardiff Castle.

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Nick Cave has announced a Bad Seeds UK and Ireland arena tour after the release of the band’s Ghosteen album earlier this month.

Starting on May 2nd 2020 at the Birmingham Arena, the tour will go on to play arena shows in Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester, Dublin and Leeds, with two nights at the O2 in London closing the run.

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Q Awards were handed out last week to The 1975, Foals, Stormzy and Little Simz.

The 2019 ceremony took place at the London Roundhouse as The 1975 picked up that most peculiar of Q Awards, ‘Best Act In The World Today’, while Foals got Best Album for Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1.

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Beck by Citizen Kane Wayne

Citizen Kane Wayne

Beck has shared two tracks after confirming his new album Hyperspace for release next month.

Also including Saw Lightning, which was produced by Pharrell Williams and released earlier this year in the run-up to his co-headlining tour of North America with Cage The Elephant, the album’s openers Hyperlife and Uneventful Days are streaming online with the LP out on November 22nd.

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Twin Atlantic have announced the release of their fourth studio album.

Power has been set for release on January 24th next year, LCD Soundsystem and Depeche Mode name-checked as influences during recording sessions at the band’s own Glasgow studio.

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The huge world tour Idles have been on since the release of Joy As An Act Of Resistance last year sure has been a beautiful thing, and it’ll be officially chronicled on December 6th.

A Beautiful Thing: Idles Live At Le Bataclan will be available on various coloured vinyl, CD and digital formats, with the live version of Mother being made available as an instant grant to those who pre-order.

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