:: Fantastic, Citizens! are back.
Citizens! are Tom Burke [vocals], Lawrence Diamond [keys], Mike Evans [drums], Martyn Richmond [bass] and Thom Rhoades [guitar]. Their debut album Here We Are was released in 2012, thus far only followed by the Caroline EP the same year. Recording in Liverpool, the London boys are currently readying their sophomore album and have now released Lighten Up, the first singe from the yet untitled LP.
The official video for the song is directed by Focus Creeps, watch it out above. You can also check out the interactive video for Lighten Up on Citizen’s website. The band will be playing Mecca Festival in Brazil in January and has four European tour dates coming up next April. Check out the dates below and listen to the Lighten Up Remixes which were already released by Kistuné last June.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Sat 17 Jan 2015 // Capão de Canoa, Brazil // Mecca Festival
Sun 18 Jan 2015 // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil // Mecca Festival
Sat 24 Jan 2015 // São Paolo, Brazil // Mecca Festival
Thu 16 Apr 2015 // London, UK // XOYO
Sat 18 Apr 2015 // Paris, France // La Gaîté Lyrique
Mon 20 Apr 2015 // Berlin, Germany // Privatclub
Tue 21 Apr 2015 // Hamburg, Germany // Molotow
More ‘Citizens!‘ on Music Pickings:
2012, May 11 − Caroline (Official Video) / New EP ‘Caroline’
2012, May 06 − New Single: Citizens! – Reptile / Debut Album ‘Here We Are’
2012, Jan 17 − Citizens! – True Romance [High 5 Collective Version]