Last month, Editors released In This Light And On This Evening in the US (it came out last year in the UK), and this month they’re touching down on our shores to play a 12 city tour. They’ll be at Terminal 5 on Feb 19 (Buy Tickets) showcasing their new Flood produced record and apparently they are quite excited about playing the new material, especially to an American audience:
“We haven’t been there for awhile,” Lay said. “It’s always fun for us to play the States. It’s quite easy for the band to tour there. There’s no communication barrier. You can have a lot of fun but play some incredibly exciting venues like the Wiltern in Los Angeles, one of the best venues in the world. To come over and get the opportunity again is great for us. Based on previous tours, we had a great time.
“This show should be different as well. Because we incorporated a lot of different stuff on the record, a lot of new instruments, you get an awful lot of variety. You’ve got different stations of samples, drum machines. We kind of had to work our way around the stage a little bit more to play them at different times. Literally, it’s more exciting. We’ve got quite a mix of songs now. Quite a lot of dynamic range. It makes the show far more interesting.” [LiveDaily.com]
In honor of the new album and the new tour, I’m giving away a copy of In This Light And On This Evening and a tour t-shirt to one lucky reader. For your chance to win, please fill in this entry form after the jump. Contest ends Feb 10, 2010 at midnight EST, US residents only, one entry per household (IP checking is enforced).
Editors tour dates and contest entry form after the jump.
Editors 2010 US Tour Dates
02/05 – Seattle, WA – Showbox at the Market
02/06 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
02/08 – San Francisco, CA – Warfield Theatre
02/09 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
02/11 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
02/13 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
02/15 – Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
02/16 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
02/18 – Boston, MA – House of Blues Boston
02/19 – New York City, NY – Terminal 5
02/20 – Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero Theatre
02/21 – Washington, D.C. – 9:30 Club