Esben and the Witch tour the UK and Europe in 2011, announce album tracklisting

Following on from last week’s short stint of dates around the UK, Esben and the Witch will return next year with live shows starting the same day as the release of their debut album, Violet Cries, on January 31st.  The band’s most recent UK shows were hailed as “strangely beautiful… a masterclass in sustaining an audiences attention” (Spoonfed) and at least one writer’s “gig of the year” (High Voltage).

You can see the band playing at the following UK dates:


31st – The Louisiana, Bristol (tickets)


1st – Pavilion Theatre, Brighton (tickets)

3rd – Other Rooms, Newcastle (tickets)

4th – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh (tickets)

5th – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham (tickets)

7th – The Harley, Sheffield (tickets)

8th – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham (tickets)

9th – XOYO, London (tickets)

before they head overseas the take in several other European countries:

11th – Botanique/Rotonde, Brussels, Belgium (tickets)

12th – Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands (tickets)

13th – Gebäude, Cologne, Germany (tickets)

14th – Molotow, Hamburg, Germany (tickets)

16th – Loppen, Copenhagen, Denmark (tickets)

17th – Comet, Berlin, Germany (tickets)

19th – Route Du Rock Festival, Saint Malo, France (details)

21st – Point Ephemere, Paris, France (tickets)

The band have also now shared the track-listing for Violet Cries, the previously released EP track ‘Marching Song’ and free download ‘Warpath’ feature, along with a re-working of ‘Eumenidies’, an early track taken from their very first ’33′ EP.

1. Argyria

2. Marching Song

3. Marine Fields Glow

4. Light Streams

5. Hexagons IV

6. Chorea

7. Warpath

8. Battlecry/Mimicry

9. Eumenides

10. Swans

2 thoughts on “Esben and the Witch tour the UK and Europe in 2011, announce album tracklisting”

  1. Hey Toby, sadly we’re not in charge of a bands tour schedule and it looks like there’s not space to fit in a show on this tour, but they’re booked by 13 artists (based in the UK), if you know a local promoter who would be interested hit them up!

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