Danish alt-rock trio New Politics are announcing their forthcoming third studio album, Vikings—the collection, which will include their still-chart-climbing song “Everywhere I Go (Kings and Queens)“, is due out Aug. 14 via Pete Wentz’s label DCD2 and Warner Bros. Records.
The group is also sharing their newest single, “West End Kids.” Lead singer David Boyd described the anthemic track via a statement: “The song is about Vesterport (West End), the area in Copenhagen where we once lived. It’s where we played some of our first shows, where we first fell in love, and first felt heartbreak. It’s also where we had to say goodbye in order to make the sacrifices needed to move to Brooklyn and live out our dream of playing music.”[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/204541049?secret_token=s-A3mQm" params="visual=true&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]
New Politics is currently on tour, a full list of upcoming dates is below.
May 15: Atlantic City, NJ @ Atlantic City Convention Center (Atlantic City Boardwalk Convention)
May 28: Las Vegas, NV @ Cosmopolitan (X107.5 OBC 2015)
June 6: Charlotte, NC @ Uptown Amphitheatre (106.5 The END Birthday Bash)
June 20: Lakeside, CA @ Lakeside Rodeo Grounds (FM 94.9 Dirty Parts Festival)
July 4: Indianapolis, IN @ Georgia Street (INDYpendence Day Street Fest)
July 5: Milwaukee, WI @ Henry W. Maier Festival Park (Summerfest)
July 11: Greenwood Village, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre (KTCL Channel 93.3’s Big Gig)
July 25: Buffalo, NY @ Canalside (Alternative Buffalo’s Kerfuffle)