It's staggering to think they we are slowly creeping towards the twenty-year annivesary of We Were Promised Jetpacks but almost two decades on from their 2003 formation the band are slowing no signs of slowing down. Last year saw them bounce back from the pandemic with an anthemic fifth album, 'Enjoy The View'.
The last time we saw We Were Promised Jetpacks live they were celebrating the 10th anniversary of their glorious debut album ‘These Four Walls’. An epic soundscape of anthems which sound as fresh as the day they hit record, it feels a lifetime (and a literal pandemic) since we could last indulge in the explosive We...
Edinburgh's We Were Promised Jetpacks have spent the last decade constructing a brooding back catalogue of anthems which veer from roaring cacophonies to subtle meandering in the blink of an eye. They're back on the road this month to deliver the opening UK shows on their tenth anniversary for, debut album, 'These Four Walls'.
Few festivals manage to bounce back from a year ‘on hiatus’, let alone with line-ups which exceed anything they managed to put together before the break. In this way, and many others Long Division Festival is arguably one of a kind. Now into the second year of their comeback, we headed to Wakefield to sample their eclectic delights.
Long Division Returns - 5 to See
After a brief hiatus, the wonderful Long Division Festival returns to the streets of Wakefield this year. Representing one of the UK's most eclectic bills, as well as a ticket that you'd be hard-pressed to beat for value, it left a gaping hole in last year's festival calendar. To celebrate its return, we've delved into the lineup to present five bands you need to see.
We Were Promised Jetpacks UK Tour
It’s been seven years since Edinburgh’s We Were Promised Jetpacks unleashed their debut album and they’re finally hitting the road for a series of UK live shows. Kicking off with a rare English headline date at Liverpool’s Arts Club, the band will then support Explosions in the Sky across their headline run.