Album release: ‘Cut Out The Lights’ by Satellite Stories
Release date: 14 September 2018
Label: Playground Music
More info: Band website

  • Satellite Stories share new single ‘Coupons’. Listen at Clash.

"A fizzing, cracking, explosive return, 'Coupons' is ridiculously infectious, with those gossamer synths rattling against an insistent, incessant guitar line." - CLASH

Satellite Stories return with their brand new single ‘Coupons’, the first taste from what will be their fifth and final studio album, ‘Cut Out The Lights’, which is set for release worldwide on September 14th, with a worldwide tour to take place thereafter. 'Coupons' premiered today at CLASH who call it "A fizzing, cracking, explosive return. 'Coupons' is ridiculously infectious, with those gossamer synths rattling against an insistent, incessant guitar line."

Satellite Stories frontman Esa Mankinen tells us ‘Coupons’, is our brand new single, which we hope the fans will agree is somewhat of a return to the original Satellite Stories sound and feel; 3 minutes 14 seconds of pure energetic indie pop.”

As Finland's biggest and most successful indie act ever - with over 60 million streams worldwide, and over 300 headline shows, in no less than 17 countries spanning 3 continents - Satellite Stories returned to their roots to create their latest material. ‘Cut Out The Lights’ is an album where the band have taken the decision to self produce, to maintain complete creative control and make certain the ideas come across fully in the manner they wish.

“It is all on us again now, which is a position we love, the challenge is immense, we have put everything into this record, a full year in the making.” says lead guitarist Marko Heikkinen.

Mankinen continues; “On this album we went back to the basics of how we made music from the start, the four of us locked away in the Nordic landscape for inspiration, with a focus on the melodies and what production brings the best to the songs.”

‘Coupons’ is released May 4th, with the album due for worldwide release on September 14th.

Satellite Stories Tour Dates

14-Sep FINLAND, Kuopio, Henry's Pub
15-Sep FINLAND, Joensuu, Kerubi             
21-Sep FINLAND, Jyvaskyla, Freetime
22-Sep FINLAND, Helsinki, Korjaamo
27-Sep FINLAND, Turku, Gong
28-Sep FINLAND, Lahti, Torvi
29-Sep FINLAND, Tampere, Klubi
02-Oct SWEDEN, Stockholm, Klubben
03-Oct DENMARK, Copenhagen, Vega - Ideal Bar
04-Oct GERMANY, Hamburg, Nochtspeicher
05-Oct GERMANY, Berlin, Privatclub
06-Oct GERMANY, Stuttgart, ClubCann        
08-Oct GERMANY, Munich, Kranhalle
09-Oct AUSTRIA, Vienna, Chelsea
10-Oct SWITZERLAND, Zurich, Mascotte
11-Oct FRANCE, Paris, Supersonic
12-Oct NETHERLANDS, Utrecht, De Helling
13-Oct  NETHERLANDS, Amsterdam, Sugarfactory
15-Oct UK, London, Lexington
16-Oct GERMANY, Cologne, Yuca               
19-Oct SPAIN, Madrid, Moby Dick
20-Oct SPAIN, Barcelona, Razzmatazz                
26-Oct FINLAND, Vaasa, Ritz
27-Oct FINLAND, Oulu, 45 Special

Tour date tickets will go on general sale Wednesday, May 9th at 12:00 CET.

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