Public Service Broadcasting “Blue Heaven”

Public Service Broadcasting share their new single and video, “Blue Heaven”
Public Service Broadcasting share their new single and video, “Blue Heaven”

Public Service Broadcasting have shared the lead single and video, “Blue Heaven”, of their forthcoming release Bright Magic, due out on on September 24th, 2021 via Play It Again Sam. The song Features vocals courtesy of Andreya Casablanca of Berlin garageistes Gurr, “Blue Heaven”, is an anthem of proud self-determination inspired by Marlene Dietrich, who according to the band’s J. Willgoose, Esq. was “a self-made myth to come out of Berlin”. He explains, “the lyrics highlight her power of self-manipulation, her ambition, her bravery and her lack of compromise on vital matters of character – ‘I am all my own invention / I’m in my blue heaven’ and so on. It’s named after the jazz number “My Blue Heaven” which she sang regularly and which she said first made her dream of America.”

The video was directed by Alex Southam (Alt J “Tesselate”, Bring Me The Horizon “Mantra) and features a remarkable performance from the German dancer, choreographer and multidisciplinary artist, Celine Fortenbacher, which perfectly encapsulates the energy of the song.

Public Service Broadcasting will tour the UK this October and November with a show at London’s O2 Brixton Academy on 10th November 2021. Full dates are listed below and tickets are available HERE.

Public Service Broadcasting
Bright Magic
Tracklisting
Play It Again Sam

1. Der Sumpf (Sinfonie der Großstadt)
2. Im Licht
3. Der Rhythmus der Maschinen [ft. Blixa Bargeld]
4. People, Let’s Dance [ft. EERA]
5. Blue Heaven [ft. Andreya Casablanca]
6. Gib mir das Licht [ft. EERA]
7. The Visitor
8. Lichtspiel I: Opus
9. Lichtspiel II: Schwarz Weiss Grau
10. Lichtspiel III: Symphonie Diagonale
11. Ich und die Stadt [ft. Nina Hoss]

October
Sun 24 Cardiff University Great Hall, UK
Mon 25 Brighton Dome, UK
Tues 26 Bristol O2 Academy, UK
Wed 27 Exeter The Great Hall, UK
Thurs 28 Southampton O2 Guildhall, UK
Sat 30 Aylesbury Friars Waterside, UK
Sun 31 Birmingham O2 Institute, UK

November
Mon 1 Leeds O2 Academy, UK
Tues 2 Llandudno Venue Cymru, UK
Thurs 4 Manchester O2 Apollo, UK ,
Fri 5 Newcastle O2 City Hall, UK
Sat 6 Aberdeen Music Hall, UK
Sun 7 Glasgow Barrowland, UK
Tues 9 Nottingham Rock City, UK
Wed 10 London O2 Brixton Academy, UK
Thurs 11 Cambridge Corn Exchange, UK
Sun Nov 14 Amsterdam Paradiso Noord, NL
Mon Nov 15 Hamburg Nochtspeicher, DE
Tues Nov 16 Gothenburg Pustervik, SE
Wed Nov 17 Stockholm Nalen, SE
Fri Nov 19 Berlin Hole44, DE
Sat Nov 20 Munich Strom, DE
Sun Nov 21 Cologne Helios37, DE

January
Wed Jan 19 Belfast, Limelight 1, IE
Thurs Jan 20 Dublin, The Olympia Theatre, IE
Fri Jan 21 Cork, Cyprus Avenue, IE

Pre-order Bright Magic by Public Broadcasting Service HERE