THE SMILE announce new vinyl only EP – ‘Europe: Live Recordings 2022’

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Photo Credit: Marc Ducrest, courtesy of Montreux Jazz Festival

The Smile have today confirmed details of a limited edition, vinyl-only live EP, titled Europe: Live Recordings 2022, out 10th March via XL Recordings.

True to its title, the EP is comprised of live recordings of fan favourites from The Smile’s widely acclaimed debut album, A Light For Attracting Attention, as well as the band’s rendition of Thom’s 2009 solo track FeelingPulledApartByHorses. Europe: Live Recordings 2022 was recorded in various cities over the course of The Smile’s first-ever tour last summer.

Full tracklist here:

A1. The Opposite

A2. Thin Thing

A3. FeelingPulledApartByHorses

B1. The Same

B2. Waving A White Flag

B3. Free In The Knowledge

Europe: Live Recordings 2022

The Smile have also confirmed a new run of North American live dates for summer 2023. Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and Tom Skinner will kick off the 14-date tour on 22nd June with the band’s first ever show in Mexico City before the band travel across the United States and Canada, marking The Smile’s debut live performances in every city they play—with the exception of their return to New York, where they will headline Forest Hills Stadium on 7th July. Please find the full dates below.

2023 Tour Dates

06/22/23 – Mexico City, Mexico – National Auditorium
06/25/23 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at The Moody Theater
06/29/23 – Miami, FL – James L. Knight Center
06/30/23 – St Augustine, FL – The Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
07/02/23 – North Charleston, SC – North Charleston Performing Arts Center
07/03/23 – Asheville, NC – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
07/05/23 – Richmond, VA – The National
07/07/23 – Forest Hills, NY – Forest Hills Stadium
07/08/23 – Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
07/10/23 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
07/11/23 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
07/15/23 – Laval, QC – Place Bell
07/19/23 – Kansas City, MO – Midland Theatre
07/20/23 – Chesterfield, MO – The Factory


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