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WATCH: Telegram - Follow
Laurie Tuffrey , September 19th, 2013 05:58

First look at the video for the band's debut single; tour dates below

Ascendant London four-piece Telegram have announced that they'll be releasing their debut single, 'Follow', on November 4 through their own label, GramGram.

The band haven't been around for long, only forming earlier this year, but they've been building a reputation through some ace London shows (as well as a recent support slot for the Manic Street Preachers in Newport) and a session for Marc Riley on 6 Music, and they're set for a lengthy run of live dates beginning next month in support of Bo Ningen, Temples and Palma Violets.

'Follow', which will be backed with 'Under The Night Time' shares some of the motorik propulsion of fellow Londoners Toy, which isn't surprising given that they share a producer in Dan Carey, who adds his deft touch to the band's breakneck hurtle towards the track's wah'ed-out, psych-mesh of a climax. Further giving the lie to the band's self-description as dealers of "cracked, crepuscular canticles", singer Matt Saunders adds in a vocal line that taps into the cut's momentum, laden with post-punk-esque urgency and dealing out a telling sign-off with "...and there's no slowing down!", forging a cut that motors ahead in burning, sun-blanched daylight.

Watch the video below, with the tour dates following:

OCTOBER
Thu 10 - The Scala, London w/ Bo Ningen
Mon 14 - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds w/ Temples
Tue 15 - Kazimier, Liverpool w/ Temples
Wed 16 - Bodega Social Club, Nottingham w/ Temples
Thu 17 - The Duchess, York w/ Temples
Sun 20 - Swn Festival, Cardiff
Mon 21 - Komedia, Brighton w/ Temples
Tue 22 - Phoenix, Exeter w/ Temples
Wed 23 - Thekla, Bristol w/ Temples

NOVEMBER
Thu 14 - Gorilla, Manchester w/ Temples
Fri 15 - Electric Ballroom, London w/ Temples
Mon 25 - Waterfront, Norwich w/ Palma Violets
Tue 26 - Ritz, Manchester w/ Palma Violets
Thu 28 - Academy, Oxford w/ Palma Violets
Fri 29 - Kasbah, Coventry w/ Palma Violets
Sat 30 - University, Plymouth w/ Palma Violets

DECEMBER
Mon 2 - University, Southampton w/ Palma Violets
Tue 3 - Academy, Bristol w/ Palma Violets
Wed 4 - Concorde 2, Brighton w/ Palma Violets
Thu 5 - Coronet, London w/ Palma Violets

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