Royal Blood announce 10th anniversary edition of their debut, and special birthday shows

Royal Blood have announced two dates at London’s newly-reopened O2 Academy Brixton: “These anniversary shows will be the ultimate victory lap…”

Royal Blood announce 10th anniversary edition of their debut, and special birthday shows
Nick Ruskell
Horst Friedrichs

Royal Blood will mark the 10th birthday of their self-titled debut album with a special re-release. Arriving on August 16, it'll feature the full, 4/5-rated album, plus bonus songs, alternative mixes and live tracks.

“We can’t quite comprehend the fact that a decade has passed since the release of our debut album," the band say. "The world, minds, and bodies we inhabit now feel somewhat unrecognisable to where it all began, yet the music on that record has remained a constant. It really did change our lives and we owe it everything."

Ahead of its release, following their main stage turn at Download with Queens Of The Stone Age on June 14, the band will play a pair of anniversary shows at the newly-reopened O2 Academy Brixton on June 18 and 19.

"Playing these anniversary shows is going to be the ultimate victory lap," they say. "It feels like the most meaningful way to celebrate the occasion with our incredible fans who have been so loyal to us over the years."

Royal Blood – 10th Anniversary Edition tracklist:

1. Out Of The Black
2. Come On Over
3. Figure It Out
4. You Can Be So Cruel
5. Blood Hands
6. Little Monster
7. Loose Change
8. Careless
9. Ten Tonne Skeleton
10. Better Strangers

Additional tracks on CD and vinyl:

1. One Trick Pony
2. You Want Me
3. Love And Leave It Alone
4. Sleeptalker
5. Hole
6. Ten Tonne Skeleton (Tom Dalgety Mix)
7. Figure It Out (Live from T In the Park 2015)
8. Loose Change (Live from Reading Festival 2015)
9. Little Monster (Live from Reading Festival 2015)
10. Better Strangers (Live from Bonnaroo 2015)
11 Out Of The Black (Live from Reading Festival 2015)

Royal Blood – 10th Anniversary Edition is released on August 16.

The band play Download Festival on June 14 – get your tickets here.

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