Wombats double up in Sheffield due to demand

Having just confirmed a UK tour to accompany their fourth album Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life, The Wombats have been forced to add extra dates due to demand.

Monday, 27th November 2017, 6:00 pm
The Wombats will play Sheffield on their UK tour next year.

The Liverpudlian trio of frontman Matthew Murphy, drummer Dan Haggis and bassist Tord Øverland Knudsen have added a second date at Sheffield’s O2 Academy on Friday, March 9, on top of a show at the venue on Saturday, March 17 – for tickets, see gigst.rs/wmbts

The band shot to fame in 2006 with top-20 hit Moving to New York from debut album A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation, which also featured hit single Let’s Dance to Joy Division.

Follow-up albums This Modern Glitch, in 2011, and 2015’s Glitterbug were both top-five hits.

This year has already seen them headline Brixton Academy – which sold-out in under 24 hours – as well as two sold-out nights at the Sydney Opera House.

Having debuted as Annie Mac’s hottest record on BBC Radio 1, and premiered online with The Fader, new single Lemon to A Knife Fight is now is available to stream at thewombats.lnk.to/ltakf