RECKLESS LOVE, the flamboyant Finnish rockers who burst spectacularly onto the UK scene in 2010, will have their third full studio album released via Spinefarm Records on September 2nd – titled ‘Spirit’, this is the follow-up to 2011’s ‘Animal Attraction’, also issued on the Spinefarm label.
Produced by Ilkka Wirtanen, and with mixing duties divided between Ilkka Wirtanen / Juha Heininen & Petri Majuri, the album represents a bold step forward for RL, with the commercial aspects of the music pushed to new & heady heights, plus the heavier side showing some serious bite, with the wonderfully titled ‘Metal Ass’ hugging the fast lane from first note to last.
Between these two extremes, RL deliver some of their most thoughtful, atmospheric and finely crafted songs to date – the likes of ‘Edge Of Our Dreams’, ‘Dying To Live’, ‘Runaway Love’ & ‘Hot Rain’.
Meanwhile, the second single from the album has now been confirmed as ‘So Happy I Could Die’, with a video due to be filmed in early August; this follows on from lead track / video ‘Night On Fire’…
Watch the video for ‘Night On Fire’ here:
In addition, Reckless Love have announced a headline run of UK dates for October 2013; this tour follows on from the band’s month-long UK visit in the autumn of 2012, which included a four-night residency in London.
UK TOUR: OCTOBER 2013
1st – Manchester, Academy 3
2nd – Newcastle, O2 Academy 2
3rd – Glasgow, Cathouse
4th – Leeds, Cockpit <– I think I might be going to that one…
5th – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
6th – Wolverhampton, Slade Rooms
8th – Norwich, Waterfront Studio
9th – Bristol, The Fleece
10th – London, O2 Academy, Islington
Says RL guitarist Pepe:-
“We are thrilled to have some UK dates back in our calendar! Even more so because, as we promised last time around, we will have a brand new album out by the time we get there. We are going to fire with all guns and get ground-breakingly explosive on stage as we hit hard with the new songs mixed up with the best of the old. So, dear UK friends, do not miss this chance to witness the best Reckless Love shows to date!!”