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The Lathums – ‘Live at Blackpool Tower’ white vinyl LP. The audio for this release has been taken from The Lathums’ one off livestreamed gig at Blackpool Tower’s Circus Room, which amassed 4,000 unique viewers back in October 2020. With the UK lockdown hitting right at the start of the band’s rise last year, for many this exclusive Record Store Day release will be the first glimpse of their electric live performance. Filmed in the Tower’s ornate Circus Room under Covid-Safe conditions,

The Lathums took the rare opportunity to let loose and get loud.  The Lathums returned to live performance for the first time since their sold-out February tour to play the historic Blackpool Tower, with the show streaming in free HD audio and video on Wed 28th October at 8pm.

The four-piece’s life-affirming, beg-for-a-ticket pre-Covid live shows recruited a fervent and growing, all-ages, UK-wide fanbase, supporters who helped the band swerve the wreckage of 2020 to stay firmly on the rise. The special, one-off show by the sea goes out as a ‘thank you’ from The Lathums to those stood by their side. Glancing back over a year that saw the band use time locked out of live venues to lock-in to intense writing and recording sessions, Live From Blackpool Tower, will see the band freed to play longstanding favourites alongside recent releases, including punchy single, “I See Your Ghost“, and other tracks from the forthcoming Ghosts EP.

Filmed in the Tower’s ornate Circus Room under Covid-Safe conditions prior to Lancashire’s Tier 3 status being confirmed, The Lathums took the rare opportunity to let loose and get loud.

Released For Record Store Day 2021 through Island Records.

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All tickets previously bought are still valid. Weekend & VIP tickets are on sale now. For anyone who has bought day tickets please note they’re still valid and we appreciate your patience as we accommodate to artists new touring timetables.

We really hope that with our new dates, we finally have something to look forward to! Once again we really are overwhelmed with the support and love we’ve received from everyone and hope you’re as excited as us to party together, but this time in October.  Join us for one of the most unforgettable Sound City’s featuring headline acts Rejjie Snow & Red Rum Club & many more including The Mysterines, The Lathums, Lanterns On The Lake and 100s more to be announced! 

A momentous month for The Lathums with their first Island Records single and the vinyl release of debut EP ‘The Memories We Make’

They’re the phenomenal Wigan four-piece that sings about the French Resistance, digital culture and the materialistic age, while routinely sending sold-out audiences into full-voiced rapture. With the world at their feet and fans in all corners of the UK pushing them ever onwards, The Lathums announce their debut single on Island Records, after releasing “All My Life” in July 2020.

Deep-thinking, articulate and blessed with irrepressible positivity, The Lathums’ bright melodies, taught verses and jubilant, beg-for-a-ticket live shows have become British guitar music’s worst kept secret, setting fans of emotive and inclusive song writing rushing in their direction. Delivering pure joy and tall tales, the four talented friends from the overlooked fringes of Greater Manchester enjoyed a heady year on the road and netted streaming figures in their millions before signing to Island in March. It’s a journey immortalised in their short film; The Memories We Make.

A vinyl release of the same name, combining their two, hugely successful digital EPs, The Lathums and Fight On, was released last week and will be celebrated online as part of Tim Burgess’ online lockdown listening revolution. The band from Wigan, UK, For fans of: The Charlatans, Arctic Monkeys. Their songs conjure the unbridled joy of being reunited with all your mates at a jam-packed festival tent.
You’re going to love them: Since their first show at a Coachella-themed hen do, the Island signees have rubbed shoulders with some of the biggest names in indie (Blossoms, Tim Burgess, James Skelly) over the course of an unstoppable two-year ascent. Think you’ve got ’em sussed? Think again. Keen to avoid coasting in the indie lane, their latest EP pulls inspiration from all over the musical map. Closer ‘Foolish Parley’, for instance, contains a Tarantino-worthy riff and combines Specials-esque verses with a chorus that’s a sure-fire festival smash.

The Lathums Were Jools recently?, Check out their Music video performing “Foolish Parley”.  It’s been a massive 2020 for the fast-rising Wigan band. From playing in sweaty pubs to selling out stages like London’s Electric Ballroom and the O2 Ritz in Manchester, The Lathums have earned a massive following with their nostalgic jangly indie-pop.

“I tend to try and not think about it too much. Sometimes I get those overwhelming moments – I think ‘this is our band doing that’ and people want to see us doing it. It’s mental”, said frontman Alex Moore. They signed to major label Island Records, released their “Ghosts” EP last October, and played at the Blackpool Tower. What a year.

The Lathums came to the aid of Wigan Athletic’s survival campaign by raffling off their cover of Northern Soul classic The Snake by Al Wilson

The Lathums are song writing frontman Alex Moore, Rickenbacker-toting multi-instrumentalist, Scott Concepcion, Johnny Cunliffe on bass and Ryan Durrans behind the drums. Quoting influences as wide ranging as The Housemartins and The Ramones, the band has rapidly recruited a dedicated and attentive following, spanning generations. Their debut headline tour sold out in a day and demanded multiple venue upgrades, while every ticket for their homecoming shows at Wigan Boulevard in February 2020 were gone in just 60 seconds. Deep-thinking, articulate and blessed with irrepressible positivity, The Lathums’ bright melodies, taught verses and jubilant, beg-for-a-ticket live shows have become British guitar music’s worst kept secret, setting fans of emotive and inclusive song writing rushing in their direction. Delivering pure joy and tall tales, the four talented friends from the overlooked fringes of Greater Manchester enjoyed a heady year on the road and netted streaming figures in their millions

The Lathums’ live reputation and the fan-to-fan support for their self-released singles won numerous high-profile supporters to their cause, including musical comrades such as Blossoms, who welcomed the band as tour support for their 2020 arena tour. Rearranged dates

The Lathums – “All My Life”. Released via Island Records. Available on Ltd Edition 7″ Vinyl

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Britains most well-loved new rising band has announced their biggest shows to date, spanning from Glasgow to London. The 13-date, nationwide run goes on sale to the band’s fervent, and growing, fanbase on Fri 31th July 2020 at 10am.

The emergence of the melodic indie band from Wigan has thrilled those waiting patiently for new heroes of emotive guitar music. An 18-month journey from playing bars to selling out their first headline tour in just one day, signing to Island Records on the way, made for a breathless first chapter.

The Lathums’ beg-for-a-ticket live shows have become legendary amongst those ‘in the know’ fans enjoying the ride as it has gathered pace. Delivering pure joy and tall tales, the four talented friends from the overlooked fringes of Greater Manchester netted streaming figures in their millions with a string of independent releases prior to signing their deal with Island.

Rushing into 2021 with a run of rescheduled support dates in the UK and Europe with Blossoms and domestic engagements with Paul Weller, and a full list of dates for The Lathums Spring Tour 2021. Having sold out previous hometown shows in 60 seconds, all tickets for upcoming dates are set to be snapped up just as quickly. The group are hitting up numerous iconic venues,