Published on February 3rd, 2014 | by Daren Thomas Curley

Maxïmo Park Tell You To Leave This Island

New release Leave This Island from Maxïmo Park is getting a great deal of airplay on 6 Music, especially Lauren Laverne. Its wonderfully atmospheric and some retro lovely synth beats in the mix.

If you’ve not heard it yet, check out the video above. It’s bizarrely arresting and has a fascinating fairy tale like quality to it.

Leave This Island is from Maxïmo Park’s new LP ‘Too Much Information’ which can be pre-ordered here:

To promote this new LP, the Newcastle group are playing two intimate album launch shows:

  • Sebright Arms, London on 3rd February. Tickets are available from
  • Bridge Hotel in Newcastle on 8th February. Tickets are available from Reflex Records in Newcastle on the 7th February from 1pm. First come, first served!

It was also recently announced that the band are playing at Rough Trade East in London, Tuesday 4th February. Wristbands are free if you buy the album from the store from Monday 3rd February. You can find full details here or order from the Rough Trade site

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About the Author

Daren Thomas Curley is a budding writer and scribbler. His day job in television has been varied... Assistant Director on ‘EastEnders’, looking after roof-jumping free-runners on a French action movie 'Les Fils Du Vent' and impersonating Michael Kitchen on ‘Foyle’s War’. He has worked for several years in the script & story departments at the BBC’s continuing medical drama ‘Holby City'.

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