Editors tour 'The Back Room'

Published: 2006-02-24
Look out Arctic Monkeys! The newest indie band out of Britain to get all the critic hype is the Editors.

The Birmingham rockers came together in 2004 at Staffordshire University. Vocalist Tom Smith, guitarist Chris Urbanowicz, bassist Rus Leetch and drummer Ed Lay's style has been compared to influential bands like Joy Division and The Smiths.

Their debut album The Back Room has been out in the UK since July but won't be available in North America until March 21 to coincide with their North American tour.

After touring the UK throughout February the Editors will begin their North American tour with a stop at the much heralded SXSW festival in Texas.

The Editors hit the road with American indie band Stellastarr*.

Here's where they're headed:

March 22 Motreal, QC - Cabaret du Musee Juste Pour Rire
March 24 Toronto, ON- Phoenix Concert Theatre
April 25 Vancouver, BC - Richard's on Richards

Writer: Michelle Garcia

   

 

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