Monday 21 January 2013, 10:38 | By Aly Barchi
Wire confirm new LP, one-off London show
Punk originals Wire are back after a two-year silence, according to The Quietus (and the band themselves). As such, they’ll release a new LP bearing the title ‘Change Becomes Us’ on 25 Mar, premiering it live it via a pre-emptive show at London’s Heaven the previous night.
They say in sync: “Some of this material had only ever existed as quickly prepared sketches for one-off performance; however, subjected to the rigour of a Wire working process of both touring and studio, it evolved organically into what we think is a fascinating hybrid. Liberated from its historic roots, it simply took off!”
The Quietus says it is also collaborating with Wire on a mystery live initiative they’ve termed WIRE:DRILL. But since the specifics of that are still secret, a play of ‘Change Becomes Us’ track ‘Doubles & Trebles’ will have to do for the time being: