DEADLETTER Announce Debut Album, Hysterical Strength, Share Lead Single

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DEADLETTER unveil their debut album, Hysterical Strength, set for release September 13th via SO Recordings. Accompanying the announcement, the band have also shared the album’s lead single, ‘Mere Mortal’, and have announced a series of headline dates across the UK and the EU. 

‘Mere Mortal’ is the perfect reveal of Hysterical Strength, featuring contorting, elastic basslines that intertwine with angular guitar motifs that are then complimented by an impulsive saxophone. The track is born from personal tragedy, stemming from the suicide of a close friend. 

Lead singer Zac Lawrence says about the track:

Though Mere Mortal was written in the wake of personal tragedy, its intention is not to convey the sentiment of subjective grief, but to act as an undoubtedly relatable tale of loss and longing for all those who themselves have been faced with and have had to navigate the confusing, painful landscape that bereavement leaves one confronted by.

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Produced by acclaimed British producer, Jim Abbiss (noted for his collaborations with Arctic Monkeys and Adele), the album serves as a stellar representation of experimental art-punk, navigating through ominous atmospheres and striving for understanding in chaos. 

After selling out shows across the UK and Europe, the band today announce their biggest headline tour to date – starting in October 2024 and carrying on through November. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday, 26th April and early pre-sale access can be gained by pre-ordering the album via the band’s store or signing up to the band’s mailing list*.

Deadletter Tour Dates

  • 11 Oct – Le Grand Mix, Tourcoing, FR
  • 12 Oct – La Maroquinerie, Paris, FR
  • 14 Oct – Les Abbatoirs, Cognac, FR
  • 16 Oct – Cafe Berlin, Madrid, ESP
  • 17 Oct – Razz 3, Barcelona, ESP
  • 19 Oct – Covo, Bologna, IT
  • 20 Oct – Arci Belleza, Milan, IT
  • 22 Oct – Exil, Zurich, CH
  • 23 Oct – Strom, Munich, DE
  • 24 Oct – Arena, Vienna, AUT
  • 25 Oct – Bike Jesus, Prague, CZ
  • 26 Oct – Frannz, Berlin, DE
  • 28 Oct – Molotow, Hamburg, DE
  • 29 Oct – Gebaude 9, Cologne, DE
  • 30 Oct – Trix, Antwerp, BE
  • 31 Oct – Les Primeurs de Massy, Massy, FR
  • 02 Nov – Doornroosje, Nijmegen, NL
  • 03 Nov – Rotown, Rotterdam, NL
  • 04 Nov – Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam, NL
  • 06 Nov – Thekla, Bristol, UK
  • 07 Nov – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK
  • 08 Nov – Band on the Wall, Manchester, UK
  • 09 Nov – Stylus LUU, Leeds, UK
  • 10 Nov – St Lukes, Glasgow, UK
  • 12 Nov – The Cluny, Newcastle, UK
  • 13 Nov – Crookes Social Club, Sheffield, UK
  • 14 Nov – Chalk, Brighton, UK
  • 16 Nov – Electric Brixton, London, UK

Katie Macbeth

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Katie Macbeth is a freelance music journalist for Indie Is Not A Genre based out of Manchester, presenter of @drunktankthink, and post punk enthusiast.

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