PREMIERE: Ten Fé Get Blissed Out Thinking About “Echo Park”

The soft rock ensemble share another breezy single from their forthcoming second LP, as well as some highlights from their recent UK tour.

As the year winds down, the British pop group Ten Fé are gearing up for an exciting 2019 with the release of their sophomore album, Future Perfect, Present Tense, slated for a March 8 roll out. Originally formed by the duo of Leo Duncan and Ben Moorhouse, the five-piece play a brand of ’80s-era soft rock that seamlessly incorporates their interests in artists as diverse as Patti Smith and Neu!—the few samples from FPPT we’ve already heard being no exception.

Today we’re getting another taste of the new record with the track “Echo Park,” a four-minute War-on-Drugs-esque groove to ease any holiday anxieties. “The song was written shortly after getting back from our tour of the States last year,” the band explains. “We’d spent the last few days staying in an apartment in Echo Park, and hanging out in different places around [LA], always driving around with the radio on. Our heads were still very much in that place when we returned home, and the more sultry feel of this song was evocative of that time. It’s a conversation between two friends, one offering his advice to the other. It’s in the spirit of being a band out in LA—loved up, blissed out, getting each other’s backs at the same time.”

Along with the track, you can find their upcoming US and European tour datesand some photo highlights from their most recent UK expeditionbelow.

NORTH AMERICA
17-Mar, Washington, DC, Songbyrd
19-Mar, NY,NY, Bowery Ballroom
20-Mar, Allston, MA, Great Scott
21-Mar, Philadelphia, PA, Milkboy
23-Mar, Toronto, ON, The Drake Hotel
24-Mar, Ottowa, ON,  27 Club
25-Mar, Montreal, QC, Bar Le Ritz PBD
27-Mar, Detroit, MI, Magic Bag
28-Mar, Milwaukee, WI, Colectivo
30-Mar, Chicago, IL, Schubas
31-Mar, Minneapolis, MN, 7th Street Entry
02-Apr, Denver, CO, Globe Hall
05-Apr, Phoenix, AZ, Valley Bar
06-Apr, Las Vegas, NV, The Bunkhouse Saloon
07-Apr, San Diego, CA, The Casbah
09-Apr, Los Angeles, CA, Troubadour
11-Apr, San Fran, CA,The Independent
13-Apr, Portland, OR, Doug Fir Lounge
14-Apr, Vancouver, Biltmore Cabaret
15-Apr, Seattle, WA, Barboza

EUROPE
24-Apr, Manchester, UK, Yes (Pink Room)
25-Apr, Edinburgh, UK, Sneaky Pete’s
26-Apr, Newcastle, UK, Think Tank?
27-Apr, Leeds, UK, Headrow House
29-Apr, Nottingham, UK, Rough Trade
30-Apr, Bristol, UK, The Louisiana
01-May, Brighton, UK, The Hope & Ruin
02-May, London, UK, EartH
04-May, Paris, FR, Pont FMR
05-May, Antwerp, BE, Trix
07-May, Zurich, CH, Papiersaal
09-May, Vienna, AT, B72
10-May, Prague, CZ, Café vs Lese
11-May, Berlin, DE, Musik & Frieden
13-May, Hamburg, DE, Molotow
14-May, Cologne, DE, Studio 672
16-May, Nijmegen, NL, Merleyn
17-May, Rotterdam, NL, Rotown
18-May, Utrecht, NL, EKKO
19-May, Amsterdam, NL, Bitterzoet

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