I really dug Brighton's, the Kooks, first record, Inside In, Inside Out back in 2006. I am looking forward to their new record which will be titled Konk and will be released on April 14, 2008. Here's a sneak peak:




Their Myspace lists Jack Johnson as an influence (what the hell is going on?) and these tour dates:

Jan 29 2008 8:00P
Wrexham Central Station SOLD OUT Wrexham
Jan 30 2008 8:00P
Morecambe Dome (18+) SOLD OUT Morecambe
Jan 31 2008 8:00P
Leeds Brundell Social Club SOLD OUT Leeds, Northeast
Feb 7 2008 8:00P
The Troubadour SOLD OUT West Hollywood, California
Feb 8 2008 8:00P
Echo Silverlake SOLD OUT Los Angeles, California
Feb 11 2008 8:00P
Mod Club SOLD OUT Toronto, Ontario
Feb 12 2008 8:00P
Music Hall of Williamsburg SOLD OUT New York
Feb 23 2008 8:00P
Oxford Carling Academy SOLD OUT Oxford
Feb 24 2008 8:00P
Engine Shed SOLD OUT Lincoln
Feb 25 2008 8:00P
NME BRATS show - The Astoria SOLD OUT London
Apr 16 2008 8:00P
Le Printemps de Bourges festival @ Le Phenix De Bourges
Apr 22 2008 8:00P
Manchester Apollo Manchester, Northeast
Apr 23 2008 8:00P
Swindon Oasis Swindon, South
Apr 24 2008 8:00P
Newport Centre Newport, Wales
Apr 25 2008 8:00P
Hull Arena Hull, Northeast
Apr 27 2008 8:00P
Birmingham Academy Birmingham, Midlands
Apr 28 2008 8:00P
Sheffield Academy Sheffield, Northeast
Apr 29 2008 8:00P
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Edinburgh, Scotland
May 1 2008 8:00P
London Brixton Academy London, South
May 2 2008 8:00P
London Brixton Academy London, South
May 3 2008 8:00P
Plymouth Pavillion Plymouth, Southwest
Jun 15 2008 8:00P
Isle Of Wight SOLD OUT Isle Of Wight, South
Jun 17 2008 8:00P
Palladium Cologne
Jun 18 2008 8:00P
Columbiahalle Berlin, Berlin
Jun 20 2008 8:00P
Southside Festival Stuttgart, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Jun 22 2008 8:00P
Hurricane Festival Hamberg
Jun 24 2008 8:00P
HOVE FESTIVAL Arendal, Troms

These guys are selling an awful lot of shows out. Are they really that big?
Posted
AuthorNick Greto