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Kids in Glass Houses Announce Split

KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES are to part ways after a farewell tour in October 2014, it was announced today.

The band issued a statement with frontman Alex Phillips saying: “Now is the right time for us to split”.

He continued to say the following:

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“It’s a surreal and daunting moment when you realise that you’re contemplating bringing to an end something that has given you unquantifiable joy and satisfaction, and this is so personal that it embodies who you are or have perceived as for so long.”

“It’s not a easy void to comprehend filling, but I think now is the right time for us to do it. We’re all unified in this belief and excited by the prospect of ending things in the best possible spirit at the end of the year. We’ve known this day was coming for quite a while and have done our best to make sure that the next few months are as memorable as those years that have come before. I really can’t thank everyone who has supported us enough.”


The band will embark on a 21 date farewell tour starting at Plymouth’s White Rabbit on 5th October and finishing for good at Cardiff’s Great Hall on 31st October. The full list of tour dates can be found below and tickets are available to pre-order along with farewell merchandise through the band’s website.

05 – White Rabbit, Plymouth
06 – Phoenix, Exeter
07 – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
09 – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
10 – Academy II, Liverpool
11 – Gorilla, Manchester
12 – Corporation, Sheffield
14 – Cockpit, Leeds
15 – Tunnels, Aberdeen
16 – Garage, Glasgow
17 – Brickyard, Carlisle
18 – Academy II, Newcastle
20 – Institute, Birmingham
21 – Arts Centre, Colchester
23 – Waterfront, Norwich
24 – Komedia, Bath
25 – Guildhall, Gloucester
26 – Academy II, Oxford
27 – Sub 89, Reading
29 – Koko, London
31 – Great Hall, Cardiff

Farewell, Kids In Glass Houses. It’s been a pleasure.

Adrienne Law

Soundcheck's Content Editor. Music Lover, box set addict and compulsive reader.