The Wombats have announced details of their new album Fix Yourself Not The World and their UK tour dates in 2022. The band’s album will be released on January 7th 2022 and their UK tour will kickstart in April 2022.
The band were formed in 2003, the band lineup includes Matthew Murphy (Lead vocals, guitars and keyboards), Tord Overload Knusden (Bass, backing vocals and keyboards) and Dan Haggis (Drums, backing vocals and keyboards).
The band have released 4 studio albums to date and have enjoyed success with their debut album A Guide To Love, Loss & Desperation and their single “Back Fire At The Disco” which reached number 35 in the UK Official Singles Chart.
The band also released their new single “If You Ever Leave, I’m Coming With You” on August 16th. Frontman Murphy when describing the origins of their new single stated, that he noticed how the effects of both 2020 and 2021 placed a strain, on interpersonal relationships. Murphy further stated “It felt like people around me were really struggling” The single has been credited with being BBC Radio 1’s Future Sounds Hottest Record In The World.
The band’s new album Fix Yourself Not The World was recorded remotely due to Covid 19. The band’s drummer Haggis expressed their excitement for their new album to be heard.
The band simultaneously announced that they will be appearing live in the UK in April 2022 and will also play a homecoming concert at Liverpool’s Mountford Hall on Friday 22nd April.
As well as the pending UK tour the band will be playing at Reading and Leeds Festival and Neighbourhood Weekender.
The Wombats Tour dates are below. Tickets are available here.
28/08/21 Reading Festival- Reading
29/08/ Leeds Festival- Wetherby
05/09 Neighbourhood Weekender- Warrington
14/04/ First Direct Arena- Leeds
15/04/ The 02- London
16/04 Motorpoint Arena- Cardiff
22/04 Mountford Hall- Liverpool
26/05 Open Air Theatre- Scarborough
Also, we’re taking this show back on the road! Gain access to pre-sale for our UK tour by pre-ordering your copy of the album on the official store now! [2/3] pic.twitter.com/H3regNgISz
— The WOMBATS (@thewombats) August 17, 2021