EDITORS unveil hedonistic new single ‘VIBE’ – taken from their forthcoming seventh studio album EBM

Credit: Rahi Rezvani

Editors today announce their new single ‘Vibe’, which is taken from their forthcoming seventh studio album EBM, out 23rd September via Play It Again Sam. 

Hedonistic, upbeat and musically about as pop driven as Editors gets, ‘Vibe’ is another triumph and testament to the massive electronic soundscapes. Editors are facilitating in their new era. Speaking about ‘Vibe’, frontman Tom Smith says the track “Takes up where Frankenstein left off, and is a hymn celebrating the night, and all that thrives in the dark.”

Listen to ‘Vibe’ – BELOW:

The six-piece also recently announced European tour dates for October 2022, as well as 7 shows in the UK and Ireland in early 2023, which will see them play London’s iconic Troxy, with further dates in Nottingham, Cambridge, Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin and Bristol. Tickets are on sale here.

A band who have never stood still creatively, EBM is a breathlessly heavy step up and Editors’ most leftfield material yet – a thrilling, unrelenting thrust of full-bodied electro-industrial rock. It is the first with new band member Benjamin John Power, aka Ivor Novello winning producer and composer Blanck Mass. The album title is an acronym of Editors and Blanck Mass but also a knowing reference to Electronic Body Music, the potent sound that originated in the 1980s and which has hugely influenced Editors’ new material, where the synths of bands like Nitzer Ebb, Front 242 and DAF hammer darkly amongst smoke machines, strobe lights and the smell of leather.

EBM kicks off the next era of one of the UK’s most intriguing and enduring musical success stories. All 6 of Editors’ studio albums over their 17-year career have charted in the UK top 10, with 2 scoring number 1’s, and their debut, The Back Room, being shortlisted for the Mercury Prize. Their latest tour saw them play their biggest UK headline show to date at OVO Arena, Wembley in 2020, signalling their ever-growing audience. Their successes have been just as impressive across the channel, regularly selling out tours and headlining festivals throughout Europe and beyond, as the below European Tour dates highlight. Arguably the key to their longevity is their ability to consistently evolve their sound, whilst remaining uncompromising in their vision. This next chapter proves Editors are continuing the trend.

EBM will be released on 23rd September via Play It Again Sam on Digital / 2LP / CD / Cassette

Editors Live dates – tickets here


28 Aug UK, Victorious Festival

03 Sep Turkey, Bursa, Nilufer Festival

01 Oct Spain, Valencia, Repvblicca

02 Oct Spain, Bilbao, Santana 27

05 Oct Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette, Rockhal

06 Oct Netherlands, RTM Stage, Rotterdam Ahoy

07 Oct Denmark, Copenhagen, Vega,

09 Oct Germany, Hamburg, Edel-Optics Arena

10 Oct Germany, Leipzig, Haus Auensee

12 Oct Poland, Krakow, Club Studio

13 Oct Germany, Berlin, Max-Schmeling-Halle

15 Oct France, Paris, Olympia

16 Oct Switzerland, Lausanne, Les Docks

17 Oct Austria, Vienna, Gasometer

19 Oct Switzerland, Zurich, Volkshaus

20 Oct Italy, Milan Fabrique

21 Oct Italy, Bologna Unipol

23 Oct Germany, Munich, Zenith

24 Oct Germany, Dusseldorf, Mitsubishi Electric Halle

26 Oct Belgium, Brussels, Forest National


25 Jan Nottingham, Rock City

26 Jan Cambridge, Corn Exchange

27 Jan Manchester, Academy

29 Jan Glasgow, Barrowland

30 Jan Dublin, National Stadium

01 Feb London, Troxy

02 Feb Bristol, Marble Factory

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