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One Liners: Kele Okereke, Thea Gilmore, Boy Better Know, more

By | Published on Wednesday 3 May 2017

Kele Okereke

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Kele Okereke has released a new song, ‘Yemaya’. He’ll also play St Pancras Old Church on 22 May.

• Thea Gilmore will release new album, ‘The Counterweight’, on 2 Jun. New single ‘New’ is newly out now.

• Patten will release a new EP, ‘Requiem’, through Warp on 12 May. From it, this is ‘Amulet’.

• Estrons have released new single ‘Strobe Lights’. “‘Strobe Lights’ is about the competition between love and jealousy – and the fallout when one defeats the other”, says vocalist Taliesyn Källström. “We sometimes do crazy things to test our love for one another, no matter how nihilistic”.

• MJ Hibbett & The Validators have put together a new greatest hits playlist on Spotify, hoping to attract The Kids into listening to their music. “Hopefully if enough Young People get to like us one of them will come round and show me how to reset the clock on the cooker”, says Hibbett. “I just can’t work it out”.

• Boy Better Know will be taking over the whole O2 Dome complex on 27 Aug. Register to get tickets here.

• Feist has announced two shows at Shepherds Bush Empire in London on 27-28 Jul. Tickets go on sale on Friday.

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