THE VIEW – Confirm intimate summer UK headline tour ahead of the July 2nd release of 4th album CHEEKY FOR A REASON

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THE VIEW – Confirm intimate summer UK headline tour ahead of the July 2nd release of 4th album CHEEKY FOR A REASON (COOKCD562)

The View issue their fourth album, entitled “Cheeky For A Reason” on July 2nd. The album is the band’s fourth after the Mercury-nominated #1 debut ‘Hats Off To The Buskers’, the Top 10 follow-up ‘Which Bitch’ and 2011’s Top 20 ‘Bread & Circuses’, and is currently being recorded at Liverpool’s Motor Museum Studios with producer Mike Crossey (Arctic Monkeys, Razorlight, Foals). Early track titles that are vying for inclusion on the album include ’Bunker’, ‘The Clock Has No Sympathy’,’ Anfield Row’ ‘How Long’ and ‘AB’.

When asked to describe the album, lead singer/guitarist Kyle Falconer said “its Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours done by The Clash”.

‘Cheeky For A Reason’ will be released by the bands new label Cooking Vinyl on Monday 2nd July and pre-ceded by a single on 25th June. The self-penned album includes three songs written by Kyle & Kieren with writer/producer and unofficial 5th member of Kings Of Leon – Angelo Petraglia.

The Scottish quartet will preview the album’s release by embarking upon an intimate tour in June & July. The tour is their first full UK trek in over a year, having concluded 2011 with a run of dates across Scotland. The full itinerary runs as below, with a further full UK tour to follow later in the year:



9th – Inverness, Rockness

10th – Stockton, Ku Bar

12th – Leeds, Cockpit

13th – Hull, The Welly

14th – York, The Duchess

16th – Sheffield, Leadmill

17th – Liverpool, O2 Academy

18th – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms

19th – Cardiff, Cardiff University

20th – Bristol, Fleece

22nd – Northampton, Roadmender

23rd – Oxford, O2 Academy 2

 24th – Brighton, Concorde 2

25th – Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms

26th – London, Koko

28th – Cambridge, Junction

29th – Wolverhampton, Wulfren Hall


7th – Cleethorpes, Pleasure Island

8th – Doncaster, The Dome

9th – Manchester, The Ritz

10th – Newcastle, O2 Academy 2

12th – Glasgow, O2 Academy

Tickets go on general sale from Friday 30th March 2012 and are priced at £16.50 in advance for London and Scotland and £14 in advance for all other venues /


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