WU LYF announce October UK headline tour

Posted on 20 July 2011
By Richard Lewis
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Following their excellent gig at The Kazimier in June, WU LYF are heading to Liverpool for a return fixture in October.

The band, World Unite! Lucifer Youth Foundation in full, an eight date UK tour that culminates in a show at the 2000 capacity Shepherd’s Bush Empire.

The band’s self-produced debut LP Go Tell Fire to the Mountain released in June has seen the cult act head overground.

Released on their own LYF label, the album has been garlanded with excellent reviews, The Guardian describing it as ‘Dark, beautiful and ridiculously euphoric’.

The group are also beginning to break big across the channel as the disc won the praise of French rock magazine Les Incorruptibles who stated ‘The third millennium begins with WU LYF’.

The quartet played their biggest gig to date this month, closing off a road tunnel in their hometown of Manchester and pulling in 1800 fans.

The band also made their debut live TV appearance on BBC2’s revered Culture Show.

Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday 22nd July

The full October tour dates are:

17th The Other Rooms, Newcastle
18th Temple Room, Birmingham
19th Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
21st Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
22nd Kazimier, Liverpool
25th Thekla, Bristol
26th Shepherds Bush Empire, London
27th Coalition, Brighton


Photos by Marie Hazlewood