release brand new single 'Motorheart'
+ UK tour
The Darkness have unleashed the first taste and title track of their forthcoming opus Motorheart out November 19th via Cooking Vinyl.
Paying homage to a devoted sex robot, ‘Motorheart’ growls, pounds and stomps with Rufus Taylor’s drums, Frankie Poullain’s bass and Justin & Dan Hawkins’ guitars all turned up to 11, whilst Justin’s trademark vocals soar to ever more earthquaking levels.
Regarding the single, Justin says, “Motorheart rocks harder than anything we’ve done before. It makes me happy and proud to crank it up and literally shake my Swiss chalet to its foundations. Dan did an awesome job on the production, it’ll take your face off, but your skull will be grinning from meatus to meatus. Please, to enjoy.”
Motorheart is a record of immeasurable rock and roll extravagance, and yet another masterpiece from England’s favourite rock icons.
Released in a wide variety of formats, including standard and deluxe versions, both digitally and on CD. There’s a heavyweight black vinyl album alongside limited edition colour LPs, an old-school cassette version. With exclusive bundles and signed editions to boot, it’s the complete aural experience from The Darkness, and a glorious addition to one of the most exciting canons in British rock music!
Welcome Tae Glasgae
It’s Love, Jim
The Power And The Glory Of Love
Nobody Can See Me Cry
Speed Of The Nite Time
You Don’t Have To Be Crazy About Me… But It Helps *
It’s A Love Thang (You Wouldn’t Understand) *
So Long *
* - bonus deluxe tracks
With a back catalogue overflowing with sonic gold and a live reputation that most bands can only dream of attaining, The Darkness have established themselves as one of the most loved and important British rock bands of our time. Their last album, 2019’s Easter Is Cancelled, became the band’s fourth Top 10 album in the UK, whilst also topping the Official Charts Top 40 Rock Chart and the iTunes Rock Chart, alongside receiving swathes of critical praise.
The Darkness will be showcasing the live potency of Motorheart on their extensive 22-date UK headline tour throughout November and December this year. A true spectacle to behold, fans will be treated to brand new songs from the album as well as hits from across their award-winning, platinum selling back catalogue. Support also comes from British Lion, the up close and personal side project of legendary Iron Maiden founder and bassist Steve Harris. Tickets are available here.
Motorheart is available for pre-order from the band’s Official Store
MOTORHEART UK TOUR DATES 2021
17th – Brighton Dome, Brighton
19th – Winter Gardens, Margate
20th – O2 Academy, Bournemouth
21st – Cliffs Pavillion, Southend
23rd – UEA, Norwich
24th – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
26th – The Hexagon, Reading
27th – The Great Hall, Cardiff
29th – The Great Hall, Exeter
30th - G Live, Guilford
2nd – O2 Academy, Liverpool
3rd – Academy, Manchester
4th – Bonus Arena, Hull
6th – The Victoria, Stoke-on-Trent
7th – O2 Academy, Bristol
9th – Barrowlands, Glasgow
10th – O2 Academy, Newcastle
11th – O2 Academy, Leeds
13th – Rock City, Nottingham
14th – O2 Academy, Birmingham
16th – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
17th – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London