Two Door Cinema Club announce biggest live show to date

16/08/13

Two Door Cinema Club

Two Door Cinema Club have announced details of their biggest live show to date.

The trio from County Down will play the O2 Arena in London on 13 December.

"It's something we had talked about and kind of said yes and then no, many many times," bassist Kevin Baird told Radio 1's Huw Stephens.

"I think now we are really in a good place and we really feel ready to headline and put on a real show."

He added: "We didn't see the sense in playing to a big room because we could sell the tickets and not put the scale of show that venue and that audience deserved."

They also premiered a new track on BBC Radio 1 on Thursday night called Changing of the Seasons.

It has a distinctly Two Door Cinema Club sound with more of a dance feel to it.

That might be because it was produced by the French electronic artist Madeon who Kevin Baird says they met in America.

"We were just big fans of Madeon, we hadn't even written the track yet and we were in LA recording," he explained.

Madeon
Image caption Madeon produced Two Door Cinema Club's new single

"He was in town for Coachella DJ'ing and we kind of put the message out that we were big fans and would love to come see him play.

"We ended up going for lunch and I think I bought him a hot dog."

The hot dog did the trick as a few months later, they gave him the new track and he agreed to work with the band.

Two Door Cinema Club are getting themselves a reputation as one of the best live acts of the moment with standout performances at Glastonbury and T in The Park this year.

Kevin Baird said they were looking forward to adding Changing of The Seasons to the set list.

"That's what we're really excited about, I mean we haven't played it yet so we're kind of like a bit nervous but really really excited."

They continue their run of festivals slots with V Festival this weekend before heading to America for a tour in October.

Tickets for Two Door Cinema Club's O2 Arena concert go on sale at 9am on 21 August.

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