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KEANE DEBUTS NEW SINGLE “SILENCED BY THE NIGHT” ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
SINGLE AVAILABLE TODAY, ALBUM IN STORES MAY 8th
KROQ PERFORMANCE TO AIR WORLDWIDE TODAY
March 13, 2012 – British rockers Keane took the stage at Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to debut their new single “Silenced By The Night.” The track is the first single off their fourth studio album Strangeland (Cherrytree/Interscope) which will be released on the U.S. on May 8th. Keane are playing a KROQ session which is being webcast worldwide this afternoon from Los Angeles. Tune in at 3:30pm pst/6:30pm est/10:30pm UK time to http://KROQ.com/soundspace.
“Silenced By The Night” is available now at all digital retailers http://smarturl.it/KeaneSilenced
Watch Keane on Jimmy Kimmel Live - http://youtu.be/iCKYWXc0BM4
The internationally acclaimed band will make their first showing at SXSW in Austin, TX this week for a handful of shows. For the full schedule visit www.keanemusic.com
Strangeland was produced by Dan Grech (Radiohead, The Vaccines, Howling Bells) at Sea Fog, Keane songwriter/pianist Tim Rice-Oxley's studio in South Downs, UK. Grech spoke exclusively with Billboard about his first collaboration with the group last May, who are now a four piece with the addition of new member bass player Jesse Quin who collaborated with Rice-Oxley on Mt. Desolation. Strangeland is available for pre-order now at Amazon.
Keane is singer Tom Chaplin, drummer Richard Hughes, keyboardist Rice-Oxley and bassist Quin. Four years have elapsed since Keane’s last album Perfect Symmetry; two since Night Train, the EP which followed its three full-length predecessors to the top of the British album charts, securing them a place in pop history. If Keane’s feverishly loyal fanbase wondered what the group’s next album would sound like, they weren’t the only ones. In the eight years following the release of 2004’s 9× platinum Brit award winning Hopes & Fears, every Keane album has marked a clear progression from the previous one: the anxious emotional terrain mapped out by Under The Iron Sea to the iridescent poptimism of Perfect Symmetry.
Keane recently announced a U.K. tour kicking off in May 2012. A tour of the U.S. is in the works, routing to be announced soon.