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    Shopping announce new album “All Or Nothing” due out 7th February 2020 on FatCat Records

    Shopping announce “All Or Nothing”, their new album out 7th February on FatCat Records, and present the video for lead single, “Initiative.” Following 2018’s “The Official Body”, the songs that make up “All or Nothing” are the band’s boldest yet; confident, elastic, streamlined grooves that crackle with energy and intention. The trio’s vision – deeply queer; political by default – place them in a radical lineage of dance, a continuum connecting disco and post-punk to Chicago house.

    Alongside the new album / single, Shopping have also announced a huge series of UK and North American tour dates starting in London with a series of Rough Trade in-stores and ending in Germany on 23rd May. The band will also play an intimate headline show at The Lexington in London on 5th May – full list of dates below…

    Storming lead single “Initiative” was written in a Seattle basement. Like the album as a whole, the track thrums with purpose, marking a confident new phase for the band. Referencing governments who shirk responsibilities but place the blame on individuals, the song has a frustrated groove that’s propelling, motivated by necessity to keep going against the grain. The accompanying video, directed by Jack Barraclough, is brightly-stylized, and stars the band themselves.

    Though the band members now live countries away from each other – guitarist Rachel Aggs (Trash Kit, Sacred Paws) and drummer Andrew Milk (Current Affairs) in Glasgow and Billy Easter (Wet Dog) in Los Angeles – the trio returned to London for an intense, 10-day period. For “All Or Nothing”, they teamed up with US-based producer Davey Warsop to record, shifting their stripped-down ethos to one that took a leap into pop production. Talking Heads, YYYs, Bronski Beat and LCD Soundsystem are among the artists to feature on the production inspo playlist the band created for Nick Sylvester, who mixed the record, in Los Angeles.

    Along with cleaner, new production values, “All Or Nothing” sees Shopping experiment further with the sonic additions that coloured “The Official Body.” Jubilantly ‘80s synths and electronic percussion add new textures to their signature minimalist dynamic.

    Four albums in, Shopping are as committed and focused as ever, regardless of any distance. “We found ourselves singing about being true to yourself, in an often binary and belligerent digital age, and reclaiming agency when it feels like our personal freedom and privacy is constantly eroding.” In an era dominated by spin and surveillance, “All Or Nothing” invites us to remember what really moves us, in dance and in life.


    UK IN-STORES (Feb):

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    7th Feb – London @ Rough Trade East
    9th Feb – Bristol @ Rough Trade
    10th Feb – Nottingham @ Rough Trade

    US / Canada (March – April):
    w/ support from Automatic

    5th March – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
    6th March – Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern
    7th March – Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore
    9th March – Reno, NV @ Holland Project
    10th March – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
    11th March – Los Angeles, CA @ 1720
    12th March – San Diego, CA @ UCSD
    14th March – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress (Spring Thing)
    16th March – 21st March – SXSW
    23rd March – Tallahassee, FL @ The Bark
    24th March – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade – Purgatory
    25th March – Durham, NC @ The Pinhook
    26th March – Washington, DC @ DC9
    27th March – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
    28th March – Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere
    29th March – Portsmouth, NH @ The Press Room
    31st March – Toronto, ON @ The Monarch

    2nd April – Detroit, MI @ Deluxx Fluxx
    3rd April – Fort Wayne, IN @ The Brass Rail
    4th April – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
    5th April – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
    7th April – St. Louis, MO @ Sinkhole
    8th April – Lawrence, KS @ White Schoolhouse
    9th April – Denver, CO @ Hi Dive
    10th April – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court

    UK/EU (May):

    5th May – London, UK @ The Lexington
    6th May – Paris, FR @ Supersonic – Free Entry
    8th May – Utrecht, NL @ ACU
    9th May – Hamburg, DE @ Molotow (SkyBar)
    10th May – Copenhagen, DK @ VEGA Ideal Bar
    11th May – Berlin, DE @ Urban Spree
    14th May – Vienna, AT @ Fluc Café
    15th May – Prague, CZ @ Meetfactory
    16th May – Munich, @ Milla – Tickets
    17th May – Bern, CH @ Reitschule/Rössli
    19th May – Winterhur, CH @ Albani
    21st May – Luxembourg, LU @ De Gudde Wellen
    22nd May – Cologne, DE @ Venue TBA
    23rd May – Offenbach, DE @ Hafen 2

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