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The Like / September 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 5th July 2010 at 8:58 pm
 

The Like have announced details of their forthcoming new album. Called ‘Release Me’, the Los Angeles band’s second album is due out on August 30, and to co-incide with it they’ll be hitting the road. Tickets are on sale now.

Wednesday 1st September 2010 – Glasgow King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
Thursday 2nd September 2010 – Newcastle The Cluny
Friday 3rd September 2010 – Manchester Ruby Lounge
Saturday 4th September 2010 – Sheffield Plug
Sunday 5th September 2010 – Nottingham Bodega
Tuesday 7th September 2010 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Wednesday 8th September 2010 – Birmingham The Rainbow
Friday 10th September 2010 – Oxford Jericho
Saturday 11th September 2010 – Brighton Audio
Monday 13th September 2010 – Cambridge Haymakers
Wednesday 15th September 2010 – London ICA

 

Bands to Watch #85: The Like

 
By on Tuesday, 17th February 2009 at 4:20 pm
 

504243345_mI can’t believe it’s taken me this long to review The Like. They’ve recently finished recording in the studio for a widely anticipated second album and I personally can’t wait for a release date which is sure to come soon.  The all-girl trio rock band seemed to good to be true when they first broke through onto the music scene but It’s about time we got some new material.

Don’t get me wrong though, the last album “Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking” was by no means a failure and the hit single “What I Say and What I Mean” is an anthem you can listen to every day, but the record did not have much else on offer. The tune “June Gloom” was probably the next best thing and is easy to like with it’s huge chorus but I think we all know you need a bit more than two great tracks to become an established rock artist. In my view, the rest of the album was average at best and was a slight disappointment having heard the two singles.

However, you can’t always expect miracles and that was only the first of hopefully many albums from the trio. With the singles they’ve released the girls have shown the fantastic talent and potential they have , which is why I’m so stoked for the second record. I just hope that the new stuff is consistantly good and I personally can’t wait to hear the crunching guitars and pure vocals again.

 
 
 

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