Rat Boy is set to take his anarchic live show on tour for his biggest headline tour to date. The announcement comes as Rat Boy prepares to release his first new material of the year.
Ahead of the release of his debut album, Rat Boy has proved impossible to pigeonhole – his charismatic and often narrative lyrics being the constant in a sound that encompasses hip-hop, indie, punk, big beat, and electro-pop. Always eager to discover disparate new influences, his previous EP Get Over It was further inspired by lost cuts from the worlds of USSR funk and retro Japanese folk.
Rat Boy has just been nominated for Best Music Video for ‘Get Over It’ at the NME Awards. Co-directed with his friend Tommy D, the DIY video also features a car built by his dad.
Rat Boy will play:
25th – Glasgow, O2 ABC
26th – Leeds, University Union
27th – Newcastle, University
28th – Stoke, Sugarmill
29th – Oxford, O2 Academy 1
1st – Norwich, Waterfront
2nd – Birmingham, O2 Institute 1
3rd – Bristol, Bierkeller
5th – Manchester, Academy 1
6th – London, Roundhouse
Tickets for all shows go on general sale from 9am on Friday February 3rd. Spring King support at London and Manchester, with support for the remaining shows to be confirmed soon.