Not to be outdone, I tracked down the very charming head of Astmatic Kitty who called Suf and got the right number, but I've been rescheduled, to Friday I think. Still gives everyone time to give me interesting interview questions, thanks to everyone who has so far.
In the rest of the world, here is some Mogwai news.
MOGWAI RELEASE 10" OF MUSIC FROM THEIR SELF-PENNED 'ZIDANE: A 21ST CENTURY PORTRAIT' MOVIE SCORE & CONTRIBUTE 2 TRACKS TO 'MIAMI VICE' FILM SOUNDTRACKZIDANE: A 21ST CENTURY PORTRAIT WILL SCREEN AT THE EDINBURGH FILM FESTIVAL IN AUGUST http://www.edfilmfest.org.uk
PLAY ELECTRIC PICNIC AND ROYAL ALBERT HALL IN SEPTEMBER. Further UK dates listed below.
Mogwai venture further still into the world of showbiz by contributing 2 tracks to the forthcoming Miami Vice film soundtrack (out 7th August).'We¹re No Here' and 'Auto Rock' from the recently released monster 5th album "Mr Beast" appear alongside songs by the likes of Goldfrapp and Nina Simone.
As a taster for the CD release of their soundtrack to 'Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait', the Douglas Gordon directed film of the infamous French footballer, Mogwai are to release music from the film via download and a vinyl 10" on 21st August. 'Zidane' has it¹s UK debut at the Edinburgh Film Festival in August. Trailers viewable at: http://www.uipfrance.com/sites
The full CD soundtrack is due to follow in October.
1st September County Laois, Stradbally Estate, Ireland Electric Picnic Festival <http://www.ticketmaster.ie>, 0818 719 300.
21st September Leicester, Charlotte HEADLINE 0115 912 9000 (see tickets) or www.thecharlotte.co.uk
22nd September London, Royal Albert Hall HEADLINE SOLD OUT
23rd September Glasgow, Barrowlands HEADLINE hotline 0870 903 3444 online: www.ticketweb.co.uk
24th September Manchester, Academy HEADLINE 0161 832 1111 24hr cc hotline: 0871 2200 260 / book online: www.gigsandtours.com