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7th August 2013

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British blues explosion The Temperance Movement have officially revealed the details of their upcoming debut album.

The band's self-titled debut is due to be released on September 16th and features 12 tracks of soulful, bluesy rock 'n' roll that form one of 2013s absolute must-have collections.

The Temperance Movement guitarist Luke Potashnick comments: "We cut the record live in four days at the Fish Factory in Willesden, London. It has a great API Legacy desk and a Studer tape machine - that's all we needed.

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"This album is about friendship, good times and redemption - losing your way, then finding it - over and over.

"It's very song-driven, before the drums and guitars were the songs - and they were easy to write. We wrote with open hearts and fed off the music we all loved growing up. There was no commercial agenda, just to write and perform good music that was real."

Guitarist Paul Sayer adds: "I'm really excited that we can now tell everyone when and where to get our album. I know there are people looking forward to hearing it and it's amazing that it's already in the pre-order charts. All our heart and soul went into making it and I'm immensely proud of it."

'The Temperance Movement' features the following tracks:

1. Only Friend
2. Ain't No Telling
3. Pride
4. Be Lucky
5. Midnight Black
6. Chinese Lanterns
7. Know for Sure
8. Morning Riders
9. Loves and Fighters
10. Take It Back
11. Smouldering
12. Serenity

'The Temperance Movement' is available to pre-order now on CD, cassette and standard black vinyl LP, as well as limited edition coloured vinyl LP in the following quantities and three colours at

See The Temperance Movement live at the following shows:

Sep. 17 - Liverpool, UK - O2 Academy 2
Sep. 18 - Glasgow, UK - Oran Mor
Sep. 19 - Aberdeen, UK - Tunnels
Sep. 21 - Ullapool, UK - Loopallu Festival
Sep. 22 - Newcastle, UK - Warehouse 46
Sep. 23 - Leeds, UK - Cockpit
Sep. 24 - Bristol, UK - Thekla
Sep. 26 - Reading, UK - Sub89
Sep. 27 - Norwich, UK - Waterfront
Sep. 28 - Leicester, UK - O2 Academy 2
Sep. 29 - Portsmouth, UK - Wedgewood Rooms

Nov. 15 - Stoke, UK - Sugarmill
Nov. 17 - London, UK - KOKO
Nov. 18 - Cardiff, UK - Globe
Nov. 20 - Birmingham, UK - O2 Academy 2
Nov. 21 - Edinburgh, UK - Liquid Room
Nov. 22 - Manchester, UK - Club Academy


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