INTERVIEW: The View's Kyle Falconer on the Exorcism of Youth

Kyle Falconer

In episode #141 of The XS Noize Podcast, Mark Millar meets Kyle Falconer from The View to discuss their long-awaited new album, Exorcism of Youth.

The View are back after a five-year hiatus with their brilliant new album Exorcism of Youth – their first album since 2015. In this interview, Kyle Falconer talks about recording the album in Granada, Spain, with the assistance of a top-tier producer in the shape of the Grammy Award winner Youth (The Verve, Jesus & Mary Chain, The Charlatans), upcoming live shows, his solo work, family life and lots more. Listen to episode #141 of The XS Noize Podcast with Kyle Falconer – BELOW:

Previous XS Noize Podcast guests have been Matt GossBilly NomatesTom MeighanToyah Wilcox, Midge UreTravis, John LydonNew OrderThe KillersTito JacksonSimple Minds, Divine ComedyShaun RyderGary NumanSleaford Mods, and Nik Kershaw.

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Their first full UK headline tour in six years begins in November and culminates with a London show at the Scala. Tickets are available HERE.

In addition, Kyle Falconer’s gig/theatre show ‘No Love Songs’ returns for a second run of shows at Dundee Rep Theatre from August 31st to September 9th. Tickets are available HERE.

Headline tour:


2nd – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms

3rd – Liverpool, O2 Academy 2

4th – Manchester, O2 Academy 2

10th – Norwich, Waterfront

15th – Cambridge, Junction

16th – Bristol, Marble Factory

18th – Brighton, Concorde 2

22nd – Carlisle, Old Fire Station

23rd – Cardiff, Tramshed

24th – Leeds, Warehouse

25th – Keele, University

29th – Southampton, Engine Rooms

30th – Birmingham, The Mill


1st – Sheffield, Foundry

2nd – Newcastle, University

7th – London, Scala

Festival dates:


18th/19th – The Mighty Boof (headliners)

25th – Victorious


19th – Shiiine On


Xsnoize Author
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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