Mogwai Share New Single “Boltfor”

MOGWAI release new video/song 'Boltfor." The track arrives ahead of the band's show at London’s Alexandra Palace on May 27, 2022
MOGWAI release new video/song 'Boltfor"

Mogwai have shared “Boltfor”, the track arrives ahead of their show at London’s Alexandra Palace on May 27, 2022 the band’s largest UK headline show, in support of their UK number 1 album, As The Love Continues. The song is accompanied by a video directed by Sam Wiehl. Wiehl previously directed the video for “Ritchie Sacramento” and is currently collaborating with Yann Tiersen on a new live AV show. The release of “Boltfor” follows the announcement of Stuart Braithwaite’s forthcoming autobiography, Spaceships Over Glasgow: Mogwai and Misspent Youth. The book is set for release on September 1 and available to pre-order now via White Rabbit.

“Boltfor” was initially recorded during the sessions for As The Love Continues at Vada Studio’s and then completed at the band’s very own Castle of Doom studios in March 2022. The track shares many of the hallmarks of the band’s landmark tenth album: delicate synth pulses, motorik rhythms and a truly expansive arrangement.

Going deeper on the video, director Sam Wiehl says, “”The video is a visual metaphor for the constant movement in life and the unceasing urge to move forward as individuals… in the form of a metaphysical road movie.”

Mogwai are setting off on a European tour this Saturday following a series of incredible shows across America’s West Coast – they will then head over to the UK to play their headline show at Alexandra Palace. The band headline Bluedot and Connect in the summer, alongside appearances at festivals across Europe.

Mogwai 2022 Tour Dates

Apr
30
Copenhagen, Denmark
Den Grå Hal

May
1
Malmö, Sweden
Plan B

May
2
Aarhus, Denmark
VoxHall

May
5
Belfast, UK
Festival Marquee

May
7
Paris, France
Salle Pleyel

May
9
Rome, Italy
Atlantico

May
10
Milan, Italy
Fabrique

May
11
Nonantola, Italy
Vox Club

May
12
Zürich, Switzerland
Rote Fabrik

May
14
Mérignac, France
Krakatoa

May
15
Villeurbanne, France
Le Transbordeur

May
17
Cologne, Germany
Live Music Hall