Today Kiran has announced his new single taken from his forthcoming LP Grapefruit which is released on March 25th via Moshi Moshi.

Kiran has issued a long list of influences for the new track:

alvarius b; daniel johnston; my mother’s telephone in the 1980s; the guitar playing in sufjan stevens’ “djohariah”; a silver mt zion and all those beautiful beautiful voices; not the nsa (this song is super wrinkly old and it pre-dates that scoop); thom yorke’s piano playing; being part of a family; jesús galíndez; iranian general election, 2009; randy newman; emil cioran; mario vargas llosa; shameless grandiosity; trees in the dark; over-exposure to adam curtis documentaries in the dark; being afraid in the dark when you’re a grown-up; being a grown-up and wanting to be a tree instead; want; fear; feeling small; in open spaces.

Kiran will be touring the UK with a full band on the following dates (including The Soup Kitchen). Tour Dates Below

24 March – Leeds, Brudenell Social
25 March – York, Fulford Arms
26 March – Stockton, Georgian Theatre (Stockton Calling)
27 March – Newcastle, Cumberland Arms
28 March – Edinburgh, Electric Circus
30 March – Manchester, Soup Kitchen
31 March – Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
01 April – Oxford, Bullingdon
02 April – Bath, The Nest
04 April – London, The Lexington
05 April – Ramsgate, Music Hall
06 April – Cambridge, Portland Arms
07 April – Nottingham, Bodega
09 April – Cardiff, DimSŵn

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