Temples Announce Debut Album “Sun Structures”

Temples Announce Debut Album, Sun Structures, Out 2/11 On Fat Possum; Share "Mesmerize"

Kettering, England’s favorite psychedelic sons Temples are announcing their debut full-length, Sun Structures, out February 11th on Fat Possum. It’s a record that’s destined to set out the band’s stall as Britain’s premier retro-futurists, with influences ranging from ’60s psychedelia to Motown, glam, and Krautrock, all viewed through a very modern kaleidoscope – and always keeping the song at the heart of it all. Recorded in the box-room of guitarist/vocalist James Bagshaw‘s home, the aim was “Jack Nitzsche on a DIY budget,” and with one listen to first single off the record, “Mesmerise,” it’s pretty clear that they’ve succeeded.

Temples begin their North American tour today. Temples are: James Bagshaw (vocals & guitar), Tom Warmsley (bass & backing vocals), Sam Toms (drums) & Adam Smith (keys).


Mon. Nov. 18 — Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle

Tue. Nov. 19 — Detroit, MI @ The Loving Touch

Wed. Nov. 20 — Toronto, ON @ The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern

Thu. Nov. 21 — Montreal, PQ @ Le Petit Campus

Fri. Nov. 22 — Allston, MA @ Great Scott

Sat. Nov. 23 — Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie

Mon. Nov. 25 — New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom

Tue. Nov. 26 — Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool

Wed. Nov. 27 — Washington, DC @ DC9

Mon. Feb. 24 — Glasgow, UK @ Oran Mor

Tue. Feb. 24 — Hull, UK @ Fruit

Thu. Feb. 27 — Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms

Fri. Feb. 28 — Leeds, UK @ Stylus

Sat. Mar. 1 — Manchester, UK @ Academy 2

Mon. Mar. 3 — Oxford, UK @ Academy

Tue. Mar. 4 — Birmingham, UK @ Institute Library

Thu. Mar. 6 — Cardiff, UK @ Globe

Fri. Mar. 7 — Bournemouth, UK @ Old Fire Station

Sat. Mar. 8 — London, UK @ Shepherds Bush Empire


1. Shelter Song

2. Sun Structures

3. The Golden Throne

4. Keep In The Dark

5. Mesmerise

6. Move With The Season

7. Colours To Life

8. A Question Isn’t Answered

9. The Guesser

10.Test Of Time

11. Sand Dance

12. Fragment’s Light


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