:: Balthazar belong to the most amazing live band’s I Know. This new album gets me really excited!
Thin Walls drops officially on Monday (March 3, 2015) via Play It Again Sam. Germany/Austria/Switzerland already saw release on March 27. The third LP by Belgian alternative/indie-pop outfit Balthazar will be available as digital download, CD and 12″ vinyl LP. You can buy digitally from iTunes or order your physical copy of Thin Walls from Amazon.
The album is now streaming in its entirety on Spotify – head over an take a listen. After the band’s 2010 debut Applause and 2012’s fantastic sophomore effort Rats hab been produced by Balthazar’s Jinte Deprez [vocals/guitars] and Maarten Devoldere [voclas/guitars/keys], the band worked with an outside producer on Thin Walls for the first time. The set of ten tracks was recorded together with Ben Hillier, known for his work with Depeche Mode and Blur.
Bunker is the second single taken from Thin Walls. The song comes with a music video directed by Tom Willems (with art direction by Athos Burez) which premiered two days ago – chec it out above.
Balthazar are touring Europe all April and May and they also have a bunch of European festival dates this summer. Check out the upcoming dates below and watch the music video for the album’s first single Then What. The clip is directed by Alex Salinas and was produced by Rien Behaeghe & Eva Van Riet.
02. Then What
03. Night Club
05. Wait Any Longer
06. Dirty Love
07. Last Call
08. I Looked For You
09. So Easy
10. True Love
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Tue 07 Apr 2015 // Brighton, UK // Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar
Wed 08 Apr 2015 // Leeds, UK // Belgrave Music Hall
Thu 09 Apr 2015 // Glasgow, UK // King Tut’s
Fri 10 Apr 2015 // Manchester, UK // The Deaf Institute
Sat 11 Apr 20115 // Bristol, UK // Thekla
Sun 12 Apr 2915 // Birmingham, UK // Sunflower Lounge
>> The full touring schedule is available here.
More ‘Balthazar’ on Music Pickings:
2014, Jan 31 − New Single: Leipzig [Official Video] (2014/01/13)
2012, Nov 25 − Do Not Claim Them Anymore / New Album ‘Rats’ (2012/10/15)