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Dry the River have announced details of the release of the first single from their forthcoming new album. Everlasting Light will be released digitally on Monday August 25th through Transgressive Records. Featuring a video directed by Jake Dypka, the single is taken from their second album, Alarms in the Heart, which is released on Monday August 25th 2014. Produced by Charlie Hugall (Florence and The Machine, Ed Sheeran), Paul Savage (Mogwai, Franz Ferdinand) and Peter Miles (We Are The Ocean, Futures, The King Blues) and with arrangements and strings from Valgeir Sigurðsson (Sigur Rós, Björk), the10-track album follows their critically acclaimed debut, Shallow Bed (March 2012). The band unveiled the album track Gethsemane earlier this month with a stunning video shot at the Rivoli Ballroom in South London. Finally, the band have also announced a UK headline tour in October. The dates follow a number of festival shows over the summer, including appearances at Glastonbury and the Main Stage at Reading and Leeds. The band also head to the US in October for a tour where they play prestigious shows at the Troubadour in Los Angeles and the Bowery Ballroom in New York. They ended their last run of UK dates with a euphoric sold-out show at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire in November 2012, a year which began with them appearing in the BBC ‘Sound of 2012’ poll. The full list of dates is: AUGUST 1st Bude Leopallooza Festival (main stage headline) 23rd Reading Reading Festival (main stage) 24th Leeds Leeds Festival (main stage) OCTOBER 2nd Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms 3rd Cambridge Junction 4th Manchester Academy 2 5th York Fibbers 7th Hull Welly 8th Glasgow Oran Mor 9th Newcastle Northumbria University 10th Birmingham Institute 11th Oxford Academy 14th Cardiff Globe 15th Leeds Cockpit 16th London Forum Dry the River are: Peter Liddle (vocals / guitar), Matt Taylor (guitar), Scott Miller (bass) and Jon Warren (drums).