2:54 sign to Bella Union

2:54 – aka sisters Hannah and Colette Thurlow – have unveiled ‘Orion’, the first taste of their highly–anticipated second album, which will be released worldwide later this year on their new label home Bella Union. The epic track, streamed and accompanied by enigmatic moving image artwork, was posted this morning by the band across their social networks, as they confirmed they’ll be releasing their second album later this year.

2:54 have also announced their live return, with a slew of dates starting in September with a showcase for Bella Union at the Union Chapel, as a part of AIM’s Labelled With Love series. They will then embark on a full UK tour throughout November, most shows of which will be on sale Wednesday 23rd at 9am. Dates/info below:

Monday 8 September – LONDON – Union Chapel (Bella Union Labelled With Love showcase)

Friday 7 November – RAMSGATE – Ramsgate Music Hall
Wednesday 19 November – LONDON – St. Pancras Old Church
Thursday 20 November – SHEFFIELD – The Harley
Friday 21 November – GLASGOW – The Broadcast
Saturday 22 November – MANCHESTER – Soup Kitchen
Monday 24 November – NOTTINGHAM – The Corner
Tuesday 25 November – BRISTOL – The Louisiana
Wenesday 26 November – BRIGHTON – The Hope

Having achieved much acclaim with their 2012 eponymous debut album, touring with The XX, Wild Beasts and Warpaint, it’s a welcome return for the Irish-born, London-based sisters, with full album details promised imminently.