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Maximo Park, The Mystery Jets & More Join Great Escape 2012

Other new additions include Beth Jeans Houghton, Alabama Shakes and Forest Swords.

The Great Escape has announced 91 more acts for its 2012 line-up.

Mazimo Park, The Mystery Jets, Beth Jeans Houghton, Alabama Shakes and Shabazz Places are amongst the new artists joining the bill. Other additions include Gross Magic, Forest Swords, Rolo Tomassi, Errors and NZCA/Lines.

The full list of new additions reads:

MAXIMO PARK / MYSTERY JETS / BOOKA SHADE / ALABAMA SHAKES / NATTY / LIANNE LA HAVAS / EMA / FOREST SWORDS / MADEON / ERRORS / WILLY MASON / ROLO TOMASSI / FOY VANCE / BETH JEANS HOUGHTON & THE HOOVES OF DESTINY / MICACHU & THE SHAPES / MAXXI SOUNDSYSTEM / WE HAVE BAND / LONEY, DEAR / TANLINES / NEW LOOK / KORELESS / SHABAZZ PALACES / TOY / LOWER THAN ATLANTIS / KWES / GROSS MAGIC / DISCLOSURE / DUOLOGUE / JONQUIL / EXITMUSIC / SPOEK MATHAMBO / HAIM / PALE SEAS / FOXES / SWIM DEEP / THE COMPUTERS / THE SKINTS / ANTLERED MAN / CHEW LIPS / HOODED FANG / PETS WITH PETS / TALL SHIPS / HOLY STATE / WIM / RICH AUCOIN / VONDELPARK / MILAGRES / MESPARROW / NZCA/Lines / DILLON / DON BROCO / BOY / ODONIS ODONIS / EIGHT AND A HALF / WET NUNS / MIKILL PANE / THE NIGHT / CUT RIBBONS / PAWS / BEN CAPLAN & THE CASUAL SMOKERS / I CHING / OLIVER TANK / GOLD & YOUTH / PSYCHOLOGIST / HOT PANDA / FICTION / STEP-PANTHER / PIKACHUNES/ BEN SALTER / BOXES / FILMS OF COLOUR / ALUNAGEORGE / FLIP GRATER / GRASS HOUSE / HUSKY /JD MCPHERSON / JOSH KUMRA / LULU JAMES / MY BEST FRIEND / SEASFIRE / SHIELDS / 22 / JAGUAR SHARK / VIOLET / LAST DINOSAURS / JORDAN COOK aka REIGNWOLF / JACKSON FIREBIRD / MASSMATIKS / MARTHA PATON

Speaking about the festival Maximo Park’s Paul Smith said, ‘It’s exciting to finally play the Great Escape - it’s got a reputation for showcasing the best of independent music in a unique coastal location.’

Acts previously confirmed to play The Great Escape 2012 are:

AFRICA EXPRESS SOUND SYSTEM / DRY THE RIVER / SPECTOR / WE ARE THE OCEAN / FRIENDS / HOWLER / ZULU WINTER / GRIMES / DZ DEATHRAYS / NILS FRAHM / A WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN / JAMIE N COMMONS / DJANGO DJANGO / EAGULLS / PERFUME GENIUS / COM TRUISE / ? (ALT-J) / WHEN SAINTS GO MACHINE / SONIC BOOM SIX / FRANÇOIS AND THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS / BOS ANGELES / YOUNG DREAMS / DOLDRUMS / WEIRD DREAMS / YOUNG MAGIC / THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE / MAX COOPER / JINJA SAFARI / COLLEGE, GRAPHICS / SLOW DOWN, MOLASSES / MOJO FURY / MALLORY KNOX / HAWK EYES / PEACE / YUKON BLONDE / EMMA LOUISE / JUVENILES / BINARY / SING TANK /THE SOFT / KARLMARX / INLAND SEA / HALF MOON RUN / OWLLE / PRINCESS CHELSEA / MESPARROW / STRANDED HORSE / AVALANCHE CITY / TRUST / THE DARCYS / JORDAN COOK / MUJERES / ME AND THE BEES / SEWARD / FURGUSON

The Great Escape takes place in Brighton between 10-12 May 2012. Tickets are available now from escapegreat.com.

Get tickets to watch Maxïmo Park live now.

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