The Wombats have announced a huge gig at Alexandra Palace, London which will be their biggest show till date.
The band will be performing at the capitol to promote their recently released album ‘Glitterbug’ that reached number five yesterday on the UK charts. Straight from top five to a massive show in London. The Alexandra Palace show will mark the band’s first 10,000 plus capacity performance ever.
The Wombats’ hit album ‘Glitterbug’ is inspired by L.A. and Mark Crew has produced it. Matthew ‘Murph’ Murphy, the main man of the band, Tord Øverland Knudsen the bassist and Dan Haggis (Drummer) played at the Brixton Academy last week that sold out.
Songwriter Murphy explained in a statement everything the fans needed to know about the album. Its theme revolves around the singer’s experiences in L.A. The city’s ‘opulence and anxiety’ is what drew him towards idea.
“As time progressed, I’d go to LA more and more, and the idea kept on building. The album’s about the envy and the struggle and the pretence and the worry and the fear that LA – and every major city in the world – encompasses.”
Songs featured in the album are ‘Your Body Is A Weapon’, ‘This Is Not A Party’, ‘Be Your Shadow’, ‘Emoticons’, ‘Greek Tragedy’ and ‘Give Me A Try’.
The Wombats will be performing at Alexandra Palace on October 1; the tickets will be available for purchase from Friday (April 24) 9 a.m. onwards.