Everyone’s a little bit excited for the return of The Hives and judging by their latest performance on Later… with Jools Holland, it’s entirely justified.
The band appeared on the BBC show last night (22nd May) and performed two tracks from their forthcoming effort ‘Lex Hives’, ‘1000 Answers’ and ‘Go Right Ahead’, which you can watch below.
The Swedish band are gearing up to release their brand new album ‘Lex Hives’, and have unveiled plans to return to the UK for a five-date headline tour in December.
The dates are as follows.
10 O2 Academy, Bristol
11 O2 Academy, Birmingham
13 O2 ABC, Glasgow
14 London Roundhouse
15 Manchester Academy
‘Lex Hives’ will be the band’s fifth album, and will follow-up their 2007 effort ‘The Black and White Album’.
The tracklisting for their fifth full-length, which gets released on the 5th June, is as follows.
1. Come On!
2. Go Right Ahead
3. 1000 Answers
4. I Want More
5. Wait a Minute
6. Patrolling Days
7. Take Back The Toys
8. Without The Money
9. These Spectacles Reveal The Nostalgics
10. My Time Is Coming
11. If I Had A Cent
12. Midnight Shifter
13. High School Shuffle (digital bonus track)
14. Insane (digital bonus track)
The Hives have also recently been confirmed to appear at this year’s Reading & Leeds festivals.