EDITORS Announce exclusive album first listen competition

EDITORS unveil new single 'Magazine', taken forthcoming album 'Violence' - Listen Now! 1

Editors fans from across Europe will be given a unique chance to listen and share their reactions to the new album ‘Violence’. Through an exclusive online competition launched today, 6 lucky fans (each with a friend) can win the chance to spend a day and a night stay in a historic 16th Century farmhouse in Surrey and be amongst the first in the world to listen to the band’s sixth studio album. The farm boasts excellent facilities including a heated swimming pool, hot tub and tennis court which winners can exclusively enjoy.

Winners will be treated to a short acoustic set by the band, who will also participate in an Q&A session with fans. All winners, plus a further 20 runners up will receive a limited test pressing vinyl LP signed by the band.

To enter, fans should visit http://www.editorsofficial.com/competition - and upload a video of themselves telling the world what Editors means to them and why they love the band. The entries will be judged on creativity and passion by a panel of judges, with the band choosing the final winners.

Entries for the main prize must be submitted by 23.59 GMT on 31st January 2018 in order to qualify.

Entries will remain open for the runners up prizes, and winners will be determined on the 28th February.

‘Violence’ is released on March 9th via Play It Again Sam

‘Violence’ Tracklisting:
1. Cold
2. Hallelujah (So Low)
3. Violence
4. Darkness At The Door
5. Nothingness
6. Magazine
7. No Sound But the Wind
8. Counting Spooks
9. Belong

Editors are also set to play three intimate album launch shows in special venues that they've never played previously, starting in their adopted home city of Birmingham on March 4th, visiting Manchester and ending in London on March 6th. All of these shows sold out in minutes.

Sun, 4 UK, Birmingham, Town Hall – sold out
Mon, 5 UK, Manchester, Cathedral – sold out
Tues, 6 UK, London, The Clapham Grand – sold out

Editors also play the following other live dates this year:

Fri, 16 France, Lille, Condition Publiques - sold out
Sat, 17 Belgium, Antwerp, Sportpaleis - sold out
Sun, 18 Germany, Wiesbaden, Schlachthof
Tue, 20 France, Strasbourg, La Laiterie
Wed, 21 Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Den Atelier
Fri, 23 France, Paris, Olympia
Sat, 24 Germany, Munster, Jovel
Sun, 25 Germany, Cologne, Palladium
Tue, 27 Netherlands, Amsterdam, Ziggo Dome - sold out
Wed, 28 Denmark, Copenhagen, Vega
Thu, 29 Sweden, Stockholm, Berns
Sat, 31 Germany, Hamburg, Mehr Theater

Sun, 1 Germany, Berlin, Tempodrom - sold out
Mon, 2 Germany, Leipzig, Aunsee
Wed, 4 Poland, Warsaw, Progresja Music Zone - sold out
Thu, 5 Poland, Krakow, Club Studio
Fri, 6 Czech Republic, Prague, Meetfactory - sold out
Mon, 16 Hungary, Budapest, Akvarium Klub
Tue, 17 Croatia, Zagreb, Culture Factory
Wed, 18 Austria, Vienna, Gasometer
Fri, 20 Germany, Munich, Tonhalle
Mon, 21 Switzerland, Zurich, Komplex 457
Sun, 22 Italy, Milan, Live Forum
Tue, 24 Switzerland, Lausanne, Les Docks
Wed, 25 France, Lyon (Villeurbanne), Transbordeur
Thu, 26 Spain, Barcelona, Razzmatazz
Sat, 28 Spain, La Coruna, Sala Pelicano
Sun, 29 Spain, Madrid, La Riviera - sold out

Sun, 27 UK, Manchester, Neighbourhood Weekender - sold out

Sun, 17 Netherlands, Pinkpop Festival
Sat, 23 Greece, Ejekt Festival

Sat, 7 UK, London, British Summer Time @ Hyde Park - sold out
19 -22, Germany, Deichbrand Festival
Fri, 27 Germany, Stimmen Festival
Sat, 28 Germany, Juicy Beats Festival

17 - 19 Germany, Highfield Festival

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Mark Millar is the founder of XS Noize and looks after the daily running of the website as well as conducting interviews for the XS Noize Podcast. Mark's favourite album is Achtung Baby by U2.

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