Scottish rock legends Gun have announced a FREE show at St. Lukes, Glasgow tonight, September 14. The band will play an hour-long set, showcasing tracks from their new album Favourite Pleasures, with a few fan-favourites thrown in for good measure. This is a great opportunity for local fans to get a signed copy of the new album and to meet the band. The band will also be performing an acoustic set, in-store at HMV (Argyle Street) in Glasgow tomorrow at 1730.
Gun have recently released ‘Silent Lovers’, the second single taken from their forthcoming album. One of the first songs written for the new album, ‘Silent Lovers’ is Gun’s homage to David Bowie. Written shortly after his passing, as most of us did, the band delved back into his extensive back catalogue – reigniting their love for his music. Frontman Dante Gizzi explains “The one thing we noticed most of all when re-listening to his songs was his ability to completely alter the style of writing while maintaining that Bowiesque feel. A unique and difficult thing to pull off. Something we've always wanted to achieve with Gun.”
Favourite Pleasures, Gun’s seventh studio album, stands proudly alongside the very best of their work. Informed by a back-to-basics approach tempered by an innate sense for melody, the record was made in the band's own Morse Code studios in Paisley. It's an album that dances on a knife-edge, one that can turn on a single note from the raw pain of emotions hitting the rocks, to an unbridled celebration of hedonism.
Catch GUN live:
12th The Big Red, London (FREE ALBUM LAUNCH SHOW)
14th St Luke’s, Glasgow (FREE SHOW)
15th HMV (Argyle St), Glasgow - 5.30pm (FREE IN STORE SHOW)
16th Feel The Groove, Paisley- 1pm (FREE IN STORE SHOW)
18th Assai, Dundee - 5.30pm (FREE IN STORE SHOW)
18th Assai, Edinburgh - 1pm (FREE IN STORE SHOW)
2nd Glasgow Barrowland (Headline Show)
8th Manchester Club Academy (Co-Headline with InMe)
9th London Electric Ballroom (Co-Headline with InMe)