Kaiser Chiefs with support from Black Kids and Esser
Saturday 28th February 2009
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Kaiser Chiefs have announced they will be supported by the critically acclaimed American indie-rock group Black Kids and the up-and-coming Essex boy Esser.
3 time Brit Award winners Kaiser Chiefs will release a new single 'Never Miss a Beat' on 6th October coinciding with the announcement of an 11 date arena tour in February and March 2009, causing a riot at The Metro Radio Arena on Saturday 28th February 2009. And will be supported by the critically acclaimed American indie-rock group Black Kids who were included in Rolling Stone magazine's 2008 list of 10 artists to watch and up-and-coming band Esser.
Kaiser Chiefs recently scrapped most of their autumn US tour saying they were too anxious to begin recording their third full length album: "We are just really desperate to write some new stuff," drummer Nick Hodgson told Billboard.com
During their summer tour, four songs were introduced from their upcoming album: "Never Miss A Beat", "You Want History", "Half The Truth" and "Can't Say What I Mean".
Never Miss A Beat was the song that kicked it all off and will be the first single. 'We wanted some female backing vocals at the end so asked Lily Allen and some members of New Young Pony Club. Lily also does backing vocals on the song 'Always Happens Like That'.
Producer Mark Ronson also worked on this hotly anticipated album 'Off with their heads' which will be released on 20th October, following previous multi-platinum success with the bands first two albums 'Your's Truly Angry Mob' and 'Employment' producing hit singles such as 'Ruby', 'I Predict a Riot' and 'Oh My God'.
Voted GQ Men of the Year 2007 the boys from Leeds have had an award filled year including an Ivor Novello for the infectious 'I Predict A Riot' with 'Ruby' becoming the most played song on UK Radio.
Earlier this year Kaiser Chiefs played a massive hometown show at Leeds Elland Road with support from The Enemy, Kate Nash, Young Knives and Friendly Fires as well as playing a string of major festivals.
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