THE MURDER CAPITAL release video for new single GREEN & BLUE

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UK & European headline tour starts this week

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“The Murder Capital are one of those most oddly entertaining prospects – a punk band that can truly instill can’t-look-away levels of captivation.”
NME

“Cacophonous noise and stage theatrics that could make them stars very, very soon.”
DIY on Eurosonic

Today, The Murder Capital deliver their second single in the form of the 6 minute epic, “Green & Blue”. A tautly wound exercise in both darkness and light, the song has become an early favourite in their lauded live sets and is paired to a striking, foreboding video directed by Ethan Barrett and Tom Gullam (watch) premiered this morning at The FADER.

A limited 12″ of the single will be released June 14th on Human Season Records and is available now for pre-order.

After a last month that has seen them fill The Electric Ballroom at just 7pm for an opening slot to IDLES, and a series of last minute shows that have swelled through word of mouth, the band will follow the release of their new single with a further UK & European tour starting this week. These dates include three shows at The Great Escape and a London headliner at The Lexington that sold out 6 weeks ahead.

You can catch the band live on the following dates:

27th April – Out Of The Crowd – Esch-sur-Alzette, LU
29th April – La Boule Noire – Paris, FR
30th April – The Forum – Tunbridge Wells
1st May – Picture House Social Club – Sheffield
3rd May – Soup Kitchen – Manchester
4th May – Live At Leeds – Leeds
5th May – Handmade Festival – Leicester
8th May – The Jericho Tavern – Oxford
9th May – Prince Albert, Music From Ireland Showcase – Brighton
9th May – Paganini Ballroom, BBC Sounds Stage – Brighton
10th May – Green Door Store, Cool Brother Stage – Brighton
11th May – Eastbound Festival, Whelan’s – Dublin
14th May – Nice N Sleazy – Glasgow
15th May – The Polar Bear – Hull
16th May – The Lexington – London (Sold Out)
17th May – Hy-Brasil – Bristol
21st June – Body & Soul – Clonmellon, IE
29th June – Rock Werchter – Werchter, BE
30th June – Metropolis Festival – Rotterdam, NL

Further information on The Murder Capital:

The Murder Capital ended 2018 as that rare thing: a band tipped from all corners without having released a single song. In an age where people and bands overshare by default, The Murder Capital have been doing the opposite. If you wanted to know about The Murder Capital, you had to get to a show and see for yourself. That’s if you could get in. Based on the caustic strength of one live recording of “More Is Less”, which went viral on YouTube, and feverish word of mouth from those who have been lucky enough to attend these early gigs, The Murder Capital have built a formidable reputation. In just over a year, they’ve sold out shows in their hometown of Dublin (to 400 people), played with Slaves, Shame and fellow countrymen Fontaines DC and seen the likes of the NME, Loud & Quiet, Dork and DIY back them already – with The Irish Times calling them out as Ireland’s best new rock band.

With debut single “Feeling Fades” the band fulfilled their early promise – delivering a propulsive slice of post-punk recorded with Flood (PJ Harvey, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Foals). In one of their rare interviews so far, the band have stated they are driven by the genuine desire to affect cultural change, and when front-man James McGovern repeats the lyric “the now elapsed ‘round you and me, and it kept us all together” on this, their debut single, you start to believe that they’re capable of achieving just that.

STREAM “GREEN & BLUE”

Press quotes so far:

“The Murder Capital are as unstinting, honest and vicious as you’d expect the next great punk band torn from the streets of Dublin to be. They see the bar, clear it, and raise it dauntingly high.”
Discovery, The Line Of Best Fit

“The Murder Capital emit a passion that will turn heads, but importantly they are a voice with something to shout about, and that could truly cement them as something to cherish.”
So Young

“If you’re into your post-punk brutal and bolshy, The Murder Capital have got you sorted. The Murder Capital as one of those most oddly entertaining prospects – a punk band that can truly instil can’t-look-away levels of captivation.”
NME Hot 100 For 2019

“Caustic punk with widescreen ambition; music that sounds and feels like where it came from.”
Loud & Quiet

“As with any new band, the question always comes down to whether they can be just as sharp and thrilling when it comes to studio recordings, and today The Murder Capital give us the definitive and unforgiving affirmative on their debut single”
Track Of The Day, The 405

“A group whose live shows and sessions have (rightly) been garnering much attention… the soundtrack to your Friday night.”
Wonderland

“Ireland’s best new band?”
The Irish Times

“Surging like waves and creating the same nervous, edge-of-your-seat atmosphere that their live shows have been so well spoken of for… beautiful chaos.”
NEU Pick Of The Day, DIY

“A brooding beat and a menacing bassline, The Murder Capital have delivered the goods.”
Gigwise

“Not just a band primed to rip your head off, but to make you throw shapes.”
Dork Hype 2019

“Furious, bellowing Irish punks who would beat you in a staring contest.”
DIY Class Of 2019
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