Enter Shikari have shared a glorious short film looking at the beginning of their long-awaited UK tour, which kicked off earlier this month.
The St Albans heroes were thrown in at the deep end for the start of tour, headlining London's massive Alexandra Palace on December 4. Bassist Chris Batten had to sadly give it a miss due to COVID, and this video – filmed by Tom Pullen – shows how Shikari nevertheless managed to take on the task as trio. Unsurprisingly, they absolutely triumphed.
Speaking to Kerrang! last week about their return to the stage and how it's fired up a new sense of creativity that was previously missing in the pandemic, vocalist Rou Reynolds shared: “I’m hoping that the time we’ve had away from writing will allow us to reflect, grow, and approach things in a different way, or at least from a different angle. It feels like we’re coming into the writing process with fresh eyes, and while I don’t know exactly how that will affect the music, I think the impact could be pretty big, because we’ve never gone two years like this without writing music before – I’ve been writing music non-stop since I was nine! So this really feels like a full stop, new paragraph situation for the band.”