Eliza and the Bear bring their hotly-tipped indie-pop to EVAC Loft in Liverpool

Posted on 8 December 2015
By Khyle Deen
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“It Gets Cold, in the night on my way, I’m on my way back home’ sings Eliza and the Bear frontman James Kellegher with a hopeful urgency on the band’s effervescent new single. ‘It Gets Cold’ is out today (December 8th) through Capitol Records.

Already a fan-favourite at the band’s jubilant live shows, ‘It Gets Cold’ is a rousing demonstration of what they do best. The instantly recognisable guitar melody sets the scene before erupting into beautifully optimistic homecoming anthem.

James Kellegher: ‘It Gets Cold is about returning back home after an inconceivable amount of time. It’s about the things you will miss being away from home and the moments in time you miss whilst at home reminiscing. It’s about the romanticism of memories. Lyrically I think It Gets Cold focuses on the journey itself more than the destination, it covers the dangers that you may face, but also the courage you will find in the face of adversity.’

‘It Gets Cold’ is taken from their eponymous forthcoming debut album, due for release on April 1st on Capitol Records. The album also includes the broody string-laden ‘I’m On Your Side’ and the commanding force of ‘Oxygen’, plus fan favourites that have long been part of the band’s live set, among them ‘Brother’s Boat’, album opener ‘Friends’ and ‘Upon The North’.

Following a run of dates with Twin Atlantic earlier this year including a 10,000 capacity sold out show at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, Brixton Academy and Manchester Albert Hall; the band have also announced their own UK headline tour for January and February next year. Eliza and The Bear, who have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with live, will kick off the tour at Colchester’s Art Centre on January 19th. Head to http://www.elizaandthebear.com/live for ticket information.

Album Tracklist
1. Friends
2. Where Have You Been
3. Make It On My Own
4. Lion’s Heart
5. Cruel
6. Light It Up
7. It Gets Cold
8. Oxygen
9. Upon The North
10. Brother’s Boat
11. I’m On Your Side

Deluxe edition
12. Thief
13. I Hope You Know
14. Natives
15. Talk

2016 Tour Dates:
January 19th – Colchester – Arts Centre
January 20th – Cambridge – Portland Arms
January 21st – Norwich – Waterfront
January 22nd – Northampton – Roadmenders
January 23rd – St Albans – The Horn
January 25th – Guilford – Boileroom
January 26th – Tunbridge Wells – Forum
January 28th – Southampton – Joiners
January 29th – Bath – Moles
January 30th – Oxford – The Bullingdon
February 1st – Falmouth – Mono
February 2nd – Exeter – Cavern
February 3rd – Cardiff – Clwb Ifor Bach
February 4th – Gloucester – Guildhall
February 5th – Stoke – Sugarmill
February 6th – Chester – The Live Rooms
February 8th – Nottingham – Bodega
February 9th – Liverpool – EVAC Loft
February 10th – Aberdeen – Lemon Tree
February 11th – Edinburgh – Electric Circus
February 12th – Stockton – The Georgian Theatre
February 13th – Hull – Fruit
February 15th – York – Duchess
February 16th – Sheffield – Plug
February 18th – Leicester – Scholar Bar
February 19th – Banbury – Also Known As

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