RIDE – Future Love

Labels:Wichita Recordings
Number of Tracks:1
Total Time:00:03:39
From the Album:Future Love
Formats:AAA,Non-Commercial,NPR,Rock – Specialty
Available Date & Time: May 21 2019 12:00:00 EDT
Impact Date: May 27 2019 00:00:00

"Future Love" Impacting AAA + Specialty Shows Now!

New Album ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’ Released August 16th on Wichita Recordings

‘This Is Not A Safe Place’ sees the rejuvenated Oxford four piece reunite with legendary DJ, producer and remixer Erol Alkan, who was on production duties for 2017’s ‘Weather Diaries’. Rekindling that creative partnership has once again seen Ride push their sound forward, as hypnotic rhythms and washes of lush guitars come together with leftfield electronic influences. The combination creates a sound rich in their trademark shoegaze atmosphere, whilst simultaneously sounding fresh and creatively ambitious.


‘Future Love’ is the first song to be unveiled from ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’. An unguarded, gloriously optimistic song, ‘Future Love’ brings together many of Ride’s best loved elements. Layers of guitars’ chime and drone, as the Oxford quartet effortlessly meld shoegazing dynamics, melodic psychedelia with their distinctive Transatlantic harmonies. It’s a song steeped in the heady haze of the start of a relationship, when anything seems possible, and one that’s sure to strike a chord as the shimmering start of the summer comes into view.


Following the successful release and hectic touring schedule from ‘Weather Diaries’, the band gathered influences from sources such as the Jean Michel Basquiat exhibition at the Barbican, and the post punk sound of The Fall and Sonic Youth, to make an album which contains echoes of their earliest days as a band, while bringing these elements into 2019. ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’ came together in a matter of weeks at the end of 2018, and start of 2019, the sound of a band embracing their new found creativity and rejuvenated dynamic.


One of the leading lights of the early 90’s shoegaze scene, Ride reformed in 2014, releasing their first album in over 20 years in 2017. ‘Weather Diaries’ was greeted by a raft of critical and commercial acclaim, reaching number 11 in the UK album charts. It also saw Ride reunited with Wichita Records’ Dick Green and Mark Bowen, who worked with the band during their early years on Creation Records.


Ride are Andy Bell, Mark Gardener, Laurence Colbert, and Steve Queralt.


Ride play the following live US dates:

Mon 09/16/19    DETROIT, MI    St Andrews Hall
Tue 09/17/19    TORONTO, ON    Danforth Music Hall
Wed 09/18/19    MONTREAL, QC    Fairmount
Fri 09/20/19    BOSTON, MA    Paradise Rock Club
Sat 09/21/19    BROOKLYN, NY    Brooklyn Steel
Sun 09/22/19    WASHINGTON, DC    9:30 Club
Tue 09/24/19    PHILADELPHIA, PA    Union Transfer
Thu 09/26/19    NASHVILLE, TN    Exit / In
Fri 09/27/19    CARRBORO, NC    Cat's Cradle
Sat 09/28/19    ASHEVILLE, NC    Orange Peel
Sun 09/29/19    ATLANTA, GA    Variety Playhouse
Tue 10/1/19    AUSTIN, TX    Mohawk
Wed 10/2/19    DALLAS, TX    Tree's
Fri 10/4/19    BOULDER, CO    Boulder Theater
Mon 10/7/19    VANCOUVER, BC    Venue
Tue 10/8/19    SEATTLE, WA    Crocodile
Wed 10/9/19    PORTLAND, OR    Wonder Ballroom
Fri 10/11/19    SAN FRANCISCO, CA    The Regency Ballroom
Mon 10/14/19    LOS ANGELES, CA    Teragram Ballroom
Tue 10/15/19    SAN DIEGO, CA    House Of Blues
Wed 10/16/19    SANTA ANA, CA    The Observatory


Shannon Kurlander
Head of Radio Promotion
Terrorbird Media


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