Ride Shares New Single “Repetition”

Ride has shared their new single "Repetition," the second track off their forthcoming release,
Ride "Repetition"

Ride has shared their new single “Repetition,” the second track off their forthcoming release, This Is Not A Safe Place. The track follows lead album single “Future Love.” Ride Shares New Single “Repetition”  coming together at the end of 2018 and start of 2019, the band gathered influences from the Jean Michel Basquiat exhibition at London’s Barbican Centre and the post punk sound of The Fall and Sonic Youth, for an album rich in their trademark shoegaze atmosphere. This Is Not A Safe Place comes out on August 16th via Wichita Recordings.

Speaking on “Repetition,” singer Andy Bell says:

“I haven’t got tired yet of blasting this track. “Repetition” is at the absolute heart of ‘This Is Not A Safe Place.’ It was one of the very first songs written for the album, and has always felt to me like one of the best songs I’ve written. It has a great dual harmony vocal from myself and Mark. Steve came up with the brilliant Juno 6 bassline that starts the song, which he overdubbed on our last day of recording for the album, Loz puts down a monster of a drum track, it’s both very experimental and very pop in approach and that’s what Ride always tried to do in the early days. For me it succeeds in bringing me back to all of the things we were into and talked about when we were 18, but also being of the moment, in 2019. I know I am speaking for the whole band, and Erol Alkan, when I say we are really proud of this record, and we hope you enjoy it.”

“Repetition” arrives ahead of Ride’s upcoming North American tour. Beginning September 16th in Detroit, the band will play 21 dates across the States with stops in Toronto, Brooklyn, Atlanta, and Los Angeles, before concluding October 16th in Santa Ana.


9/16 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall
9/17 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
9/18 – Montreal, QC @ Fairmount
9/20 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
9/21 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
9/22 -Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
9/24 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
9/26 – Nashville, TB @ Exit / In
9/27 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
9/28 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
9/29 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
10/1 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
10/2 – Dallas, TX @ Tree’s
10/4 – Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theater
10/7 – Vancouver, BC @ Venue
10/8 – Seattle, WA @ Crocodile
10/9 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
10/11 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
10/14 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom
10/15 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
10/16 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
11/29 – Norwich, UK @ The Waterfront
11/30 – Sheffield, UK @ The Plug
12/1 – Birmingham, UK @ The O2 Institute
12/3 – Oxford, UK @ Oxford Town Hall
12/4 – Glasgow, UK @ SWG3
12/5 – Aberdeen @ The Lemon Tree
12/6 – Newcastle, UK @ Tyne Boiler Shop
12/8 – Southampton, UK @ Engine Rooms
12/9 – London, UK @ Barbican Centre
12/11 – Leeds, UK @ Beckett University
12/12 – Manchester, UK @ O2 Ritz


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