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The Joy Formidable Return With New Track Dance Of The Lotus, Announce Summer UK Shows

Friday, 18 May 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Photo: Timothy Hiatt

The Joy Formidable have returned with a new track.

Dance of the Lotus is the first to be shared from their forthcoming LP, the follow up to 2016's 'Hitch'. Speaking about it, vocalist Ritzy Bryan said:

“We wanted to share this album track with the people who have supported us to give them a glimpse of what we’ve been working on, and this track is right at the heart of our new record. It’s magical and lonely, like a night-time walk in the desert when you’re trying to escape from yourself and the chaos you’ve created.”

Discussing the album, she continued:

“We’ve definitely made a colourful, mystical collage with this record, partly because of our surroundings.Those multi-coloured sunsets & the primeval elements of nature in the Southwest – it’s emboldened our imaginations in the songwriting & the production.”

Head below to watch the single's video, which was inspired by the artwork of bassist Rhydian Dafydd and animated by the Boston production team Trllm.

Alongside the new song, the band have announced headline shows in London and Cardiff on August 22 and 23 to follow up their appearance at Robert Smith's Meltdown Festival on June 22. They will also appear at Reading and Leeds festival during the August bank holiday weekend. Tickets are on sale now.

The Joy Formidable Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Wed August 22 2018 - LONDON Lexington
Thu August 23 2018 - CARDIFF Clwb Ifor Bach

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