Drab City announce tour

Following excellent reviews for Good Songs For Bad People, their recently-released debut album on Bella Union, Drab City have announced news of a headline UK tour in March next year, including a performance at the Lexington in London. 

“The new king and queen of fever-dream-pop.” MOJO – 4 stars ****

“Mixing savage lyrics with a haunting, cinematic sound, this enigmatic duo deliver potent songs for surreal times.” The Observer (One to Watch)

“Disorienting but compelling… To maintain as distinctive an aura as this album manages requires a diverse tapestry of musical ingredients and Drab City deliver in that regard… Listening to Good Songs for Bad People, you do believe you have visited a new city, but it is anything but drab.” Loud & Quiet – 8/10

“Intoxicating and otherworldly.” DIY

“experimental, electronic, noir-ish aesthetics… Most crucial is a penchant for 60s chanson’s soft-focus harmonies, evident on the Air-like ‘Working For The Men.’” Uncut – 7/10

“It’s woozy, dubby, funky and majorly chilled out – think Wu Tang Clan, those weird, cool David Axelrod albums, Portishead –with Islamiq Grrrls’ cooing vocals pulling things into Françoise Hardy / girl group territory.” Brooklyn Vegan

“Turn down the lights, stick your headphones on, and melt into Drab City’s ethereal debut. Good Songs For Bad People oozes with Portishead-like production – combining gothic elements with smooth jazz and dark synths to create a truly haunting record that removes you from reality.” The Rodeo – 4 Stars ****

Drab City embody a revolutionary ideal of the role art is supposed to play. Literally, their music represents the revolt of the human spirit against a number of outside elements that conspire to constrain and injure that spirit.” Paste Magazine

“Dreamy, melodic pop that bounces over suspenseful, melancholy instrumentation and antisocial anthems.” Blunt Magazine

“Their glitchy songs of violence and paranoia radiate a deranged elegance that’s both succinct and off-kilter… Positions them as heirs to the sonic lift-off Broadcast’s laser-guided radiophonics and the spectral breakbeats of Portishead’s torch song future blues.” Pop Matters

It is the gift of escapism. Like a David Lynch film, or a Kafka novel, you’re transported into a world without a guide, and it is utterly exhilarating.” Secret Meeting – 8.3/10