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9th May 2017

Six more acts to join The Killers at British Summer Time

Cold War Kids, British Sea Power, Mew, Mystery Jets

The British Summer Time series held in Hyde Park have announced six further support acts who will be joining The Killers this summer for their sold out London show.

Newly added to the line up are California indie rockers Cold War Kids, fresh off the back of their latest album release, “L.A. Divine”, in April this year. Known for their bluesy sounds and timeless hits, including “First” and “Louder the Ever”.

Cold War Kids
Cold War Kids

Hailing from Brighton, British Sea Power have also been confirmed, the band have been likened to Arcade Fire and The Cure, with their intense live performances. With their latest release “Let The Dancers Inherit the Party” achieving critical acclaim.

Denmark natives Mew returned this year with album “Visuals”, having burst onto the indie scene back in 1995 with their dream-like pop. With critics referring to the new album as capturing a creative peak, the band show no signs of slowing down.

Indie rockers Mystery Jets are back, they have just been nominated for a prestigious Ivor Novello award for the song “Telomere”. Irish four-piece rock band The Strypes have established a loyal fan base since their formation in 2010, the sharp suited youngsters will showcase their third album “Spitting Image”, due for release in June.

The Strypes
The Strypes

Also added the bill is Australian singer-songwriter Alex Cameron. He gained cult status in recent years with his live performances, featuring his epic portrayal of a failed entertainer. Cameron released his debut solo album ‘Jumping The Shark’ last year, a synth pop gem that explores stories of tragic wannabes and failures with touching sympathy.

Supporting The Killers on 8th July are: Elbow, Tears for Fears, White Lies, Cold War Kids, British Sea Power, Mew, Mystery Jets, The Strypes and Alex Cameron.

British Summer Time Hyde Park headline acts for thus year are: Phil Collins (30th June), Green Day (1st July), Justin Bieber (2nd July), Kings Of Leon (6th July), The Killers (8th July), Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (9th July).
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