Currently on their second sold out tour in the US, London four piece Bastille are the next British success story in the States but the lads are back with the single ‘Bad Blood’ which hits the UK on June 2nd.
Their debut single, ‘Pompeii’ charted in the Billboard Hot 100 at number 5 earlier this year and the band have sold over 3 million singles in the US alone.
Their album ‘Bad Blood’ charted at number 11 last September, the highest charting debut album by any UK act last year and continues to climb the Billboard charts, scoring nearly half a million sales and taking worldwide sales to nearly two million.
Voted by US Radio listeners as one of the most anticipated acts at this year’s Coachella festival, the band played an energetic set to a jam-packed tent, with fans struggling to get in. Check out Things We Lost In The Fire’ hereand ‘Pompeii’ here.
In the UK, the band won British Breakthrough Act at the Brits 2014 and ‘Bad Blood’ continues to be one of the biggest selling albums of 2014. The album has returned to the top spot twice in 2014 and has remained in the top 20 for the last 15 weeks.
Following their sold out UK tour in February, Bastille feature at many of this year’s festivals including headline slots at Parklife, Summer Series and Boardmasters. Full dates below;
UK Festival dates:
BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend, Glasgow – 24th May 2014
The Parklife Weekender – 7th-8th June 2014
T In The Park – 11th-13 July 2014
Somerset House – 15th July 2014
Longitude Festival – 18th July 2014
Boardmasters – 6th-10th August 2014
V Festival – 16th-17th August 2014