'Gary Ashby' & World Tour Announcement Dry Cleaning

    Today, Dry Cleaning share a new song, ‘Gary Ashby’. The third single from the London-based quartet’s second album, Stumpwork (out 21 October), follows the travails of a beloved family tortoise lost in lockdown (“Have you seen Gary?”). Loaded with melodious hooks, the 2-minute jangle pop song is “a lament about a pet tortoise, escaped as a result of family chaos,” explains the band. “We wrote it in December 2020, one of the first new songs after the New Long Leg session.”

    Stream ‘Gary Ashby’ here +
    Pre-order from 4AD Store on std white vinyl, ltd black eco vinyl, cassette, CD & t-shirt bundles here +
    Pre-order from the Dry Cleaning Store with ltd t-shirt bundle here + 
    + Pre-order the blood records edition here
    + Pre-order from your favourite indie store here + 
    Pre-save on all digital platforms, and digital pre-order, here + 

    To support the release of Stumpwork, Dry Cleaning has announced a worldwide headline tour, full routing listed below. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 14 September at 10am local time. A pre-sale will begin on Friday 9 September at 10am BST. To access, fans need to be signed up to the Dry Cleaning mailing list before the pre-sale period.

    Stumpwork, the follow-up to 2021 debut New Long Leg will be released on 21 October and includes the singles ‘Don’t Press Me’ and Anna Calls From The Arctic’. Stumpwork will be available digitally and on CD, cassette, standard white vinyl and limited-edition black eco vinyl. The band has also announced details of a Blood Records edition of Stumpwork. Exclusively pressed to transparent vinyl with a mirror-board sleeve, it is limited to 1,500 copies and hand-numbered to order. Each copy will come with a unique piece of the original Stumpwork master tape. For further details head to the Blood Records website.

    Dry Cleaning Tour Dates

    September 2022
    17th – Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach CA, US
    18th – Primavera Sound, Los Angeles CA, US
    20th – The Chapel, San Francisco CA, US
    21st – The Ritz, San Jose CA, US
    22nd – Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur CA, US

    8th – Le Trabendo, Paris, France
    9th – Club Volta, Cologne, Germany
    11th – Le Guess Who? Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    12th – Sonic City, Kortrijk, Belgium
    30th – Liquid Room, Tokyo, Japan

    1st – Club Quattro, Osaka, Japan
    6th – The Tuning Fork, Auckland, New Zealand
    7th – San Fran, Wellington, New Zealand
    9th – The Brightside, Brisbane, Australia
    10th – Meredith Festival, Meredith, Australia
    12th – The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
    13th – The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
    14th – Manning Bar, Sydney, Australia
    16th – Rosemount Hotel, Perth, Australia

    January 2023
    10th – La Tulipe, Montreal, Canada
    11th – Phoenix, Toronto, Canada
    13th – Thalia Hall, Chicago IL, US
    14th – Fine Line, Minneapolis MN, US
    17th – Rickshaw, Vancouver, Canada
    18th – Neptune, Seattle WA, US
    19th – Crystal Ballroom, Portland OR, US
    21st – August Hall, San Francisco CA, US
    23rd – Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix AZ, US
    24th – Congress Plaza, Tucson AZ, US
    26th – Texas Theatre, Dallas TX, US
    27th – Mohawk, Austin TX, US
    28th – Toulouse Theatre, New Orleans LA, US
    29th – Terminal West, Atlanta GA, US
    31st – The Howard West, Washington DC, US

    1st – Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA, US
    2nd – Pioneer Works, Brooklyn NY, US
    14th – Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland
    15th – Mandela Hall, Belfast, UK
    17th – Barrowlands, Glasgow, UK
    18th – O2 Academy, Leeds, UK
    20th – Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool, UK
    21st – Rock City, Nottingham, UK
    22nd – O2 Academy, Sheffield, UK
    24th – Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
    25th – O2 Institute, Birmingham, UK
    26th – O2 Academy, Bristiol, UK
    28th – Tramshed, Cardiff, UK

    1st – Chalk, Brighton, UK
    3rd – O2 Brixton Academy, London, UK
    13th – VEGA, Copenhagen, Denmark
    15th – Debaser Strand, Stockholm, Sweden
    16th – Parkteatret, Oslo, Norway
    18th – Knust, Hamburg, Germany
    19th – Vera, Groningen, The Netherlands
    20th – Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    22nd – Hafen2, Offenbach, Germany
    23rd – Strom, Munich, Germany
    24th – Flex, Vienna, Austria
    25th – Futurumm, Prague, Czech Republic
    27th – Hybrydy, Warsaw, Poland
    28th – UT Connewitz, Leipzig, Germany
    29th – Festsaal Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
    31st – Maassilo, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    1st – Trix, Antwerp, Belgium

    Source 4AD

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