Watch Fontaines DC announce debut album ‘Dogrel’

Fontaines DC announce debut album ‘Dogrel’

The record - out in April via Partisan - is being previewed by a video for opening track ‘Big’.

Fontaines DC have announced details of their long-awaited debut album!

‘Dogrel’ will come out on 12th April via Partisan Records, and is being previewed by a single for first track ‘Big’. It follows the announcement of a huge UK tour set for November, including a London show at the Forum.

‘Big’, a long-time live favourite, also comes with its own video, which sees a child strutting his way down a Dublin street, shouting along to the lyrics. It follows recent single ‘Too Real’, which we described in our review as “hiding nothing and demanding openness and honesty. The realness the band preach is one that’s forging a cast-iron connection.”

Speaking about the video, the band say: “We felt that great ambition was a sickness, and we got Grian’s 11 year next-door neighbour to say it to you all because he’s got the presence of a hundred frontmen.”

Fontaines DC are touring consistently throughout 2019, with dates all across the globe, including a US tour in support of IDLES.

View the tracklisting and artwork for ‘Dogrel’, watch the ‘Big’ video and view the tour dates below.

Read our Class Of 2019 interview with Fontaines DC here.

Fontaines DC announce debut album ‘Dogrel’

01 Big
02 Sha Sha Sha
03 Too Real
04 Television Screen
05 Hurricane Laughter
06 Roy’s Tune
07 The Lotts
08 Chequeless Reckless
09 Liberty Belle
10 Boys In The Better Land
11 Dublin City Sky

FEBRUARY
07 Besancon, Generiq Festival
08 Grenoble, La Bobine
10 Dijon, Generiq Festival

APRIL
11 Bristol, Thekla
12 Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
13 Manchester, Gorilla
14 Glasgow, King Tuts
16 Nottingham, Bodega
17 London, Garage
18 Brighton, Haunt
19 Diksmuide, 4AD
20 Rotterdam, Motel Mozaique Festival
22 Paris, Le Point Ephemere
24 Valencia, El Loco
25 Madrid, Siroco
26 San Sebastian, Dabadaba

MAY
05 Raleigh, Kings Barcade*
06 Richmond, Strange Matter*
08 Albany, The Hollow*
10 Brooklyn, Brooklyn Steel*
11 Washington DC, Rock & Roll Hotel*
12 Washington DC, Rock & Roll Hotel*
14 Cleveland, Beachland Ballroom*
16 Kansas City, recordBar*
17 Dallas, The Curtain Club*
18 Austin, Barracuda*
20 Phoenix, Valley Bar*
21 San Diego, Belly Up*
22 Los Angeles, The Fonda*
25 San Francisco, Great American Music Hall*
27 Portland, Wonder Ballroom*
28 Seattle, Neumo’s*
31 Neustrelitz, Immergut Festival

JUNE
01 Nimes, This Is Not A Love Song Festival

JULY
06 Catalonia, Vilanova i la Geltrú’s International Festival
13 Glasgow, TRNSMT Festival
20 Carhaix-Plouguer, Les Vieilles Charrues
26 Truck Festival
27 Deer Shed Festival
28 Y Not Festival

AUGUST
29 End Of The Road Festival

NOVEMBER
19 Manchester, O2 Ritz
20 Liverpool, O2 Academy 2
21 Glasgow, SWG3
22 Leeds, Stylus
23 Sheffield, Leadmill
25 Birmingham, O2 Institute 2
26 Oxford, O2 Academy
27 London, O2 Forum Kentish Town
28 Brighton, Concorde 2
30 Bristol, SWX

DECEMBER
01 Southampton, The 1865

*with IDLES

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