Fontaines D.C. Land First UK #1 Album With Skinty Fia

Fontaines D.C.
Photo by Weird Hours

Today, Fontaines D.C. have landed their first number 1 album on the UK Official Albums Chart with their third record “Skinty Fia”. The win comes as the band also secure their first number 1 spot in the Irish Official Albums Chart. Across Europe the album also reaches the Top 5 in The Netherlands (#2), Belgium (#3) and Germany (#5), as well as winning a #7 debut in France.

Speaking on their UK chart-topping position, the band had the following to say: “We’re touched by everyone’s response to Skinty Fia, thank you to everyone who bought, streamed or downloaded it. Love FDC x”

“Skinty Fia” was released on 22nd April via Partisan Records and was met with widespread international acclaim and adoration from fans and media alike. Having returned from pandemic lockdown at the start of the year to play a sold-out show to 10,000 people at Alexandra Palace, the band were promptly named “Best Band In The World” at the 2022 BandLab NME Awards in March, before donning the covers of multiple international publications, scoring playlisting on BBC Radio 1, hosting a ten-part Artists In Residence series for BBC Radio 6 Music, and playing a Maida Vale session for Steve Lamacq. As the band continues their largely sold-out North American tour, they also returned to US national television earlier this week with an incendiary performance of the new album’s closing track “Nabokov” on Late Night With Seth Meyers. The performance can be viewed HERE.

Stream / purchase “Skinty Fia” HERE

With many of the band’s forthcoming North American tour dates selling out or having venues upgraded, Fontaines D.C. are also set to play a short run of UK shows with record stores in May 2022 in support of the new album. These shows come ahead of an extensive run of festival appearances including the band’s return to Glastonbury Festival, a headline slot on the BBC Sounds stage at Latitude Festival, as well as a main stage appearance at Reading & Leeds, and a Future Sounds stage performance at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend. The band will also play an extensive UK / IE headline tour later this year in Nov / Dec 2022, with many further dates being added due to popular demand, including a third date at Eventim Apollo in London.

Full routing can be found below. Tickets are on sale HERE.

Fontaines D.C. on Tour:

APRIL 2022

Fri-Apr-29 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Sat-Apr-30 Cleveland, OH @ The Beachland Ballroom

MAY 2022

Mon-May-2 Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre [SOLD OUT]
Tue-May-3 Toronto, ON @ The Phoenix
Thu-May-5 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
Fri-May-6 Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre
Sat-May-7 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
Mon-May-9 Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre [venue upgrade]
Tue-May-10 Salt Lake City, UT @ Soundwell
Thu-May-12 Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall
Fri-May-13 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre [SOLD OUT]
Sat-May-14 Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
Mon-May-16 San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
Wed-May-18 Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theater [SOLD OUT]
Thurs-May-19 Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theater [SOLD OUT]
Fri-May-27 Sheffield, United Kingdom @ Foundry
Sat-May-28 Coventry, United Kingdom @ BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend
Sun-May-29 Brighton, United Kingdom @ Chalk
Mon-May-30 Liverpool, United Kingdom @ Hanger 34

JUNE 2022

Fri-June-3 Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Sound
Mon-June-6 Lyon, France @ Le Transbordeur
Tue-June-7 Bologna, Italy @ Arena Puccini
Wed-June-8 Milan, Italy @ Un Altro Festival
Fri-June-10 Neuchâtel, Switzerland @ Festi’ Neuch
Sat-June-11 Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands @ Best Kept Secret Festival
Sun-June-12 Berlin, Germany @ Templehof Sounds
Mon-Jun-13 Warsaw, Poland @ Proxima
Wed-June-15 Athens, Greece @ Release Festival with Nick Cave
Fri-June-17 Scheeßel, Germany @ Hurricane Festival
Sat-June-18 Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany @ Southside Festival
Mon-June-20 Zagreb, Croatia @ InMusic Festival
June-24-26 Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom @ Glastonbury Music Festival
Wed-June-29 Roskilde, Denmark @ Roskilde Festival
Thur-June-30 Werchter, Belgium @ Rock Werchter

JULY 2022

Sat-Jul-2 Dublin, Ireland @ Iveagh Gardens [SOLD OUT]
Sun-Jul-3 Dublin, Ireland @ Iveagh Gardens [SOLD OUT]
Wed-Jul-6 Lisbon, Portugal @ NOS Alive Festival
Sat-Jul-8 Lytham St. Anne’s, United Kingdom @ Lytham festival
Sun-Jul-9 Glasgow, United Kingdom @ TRNSMT
Thur-Jul-14 Carhaix, France @ Les Vieilles Charrues
Fri-Jul-15 London, United Kingdom @ Finsbury Park with Sam Fender
Sun-Jul-17 Cologne, Germany @ Live Music Hall
Mon-Jul-18 Munich, Germany @ Neue Theaterfabrik
Wed-Jul-20 Berlin, Germany @ Astra Kulturhaus [SOLD OUT]
Thur-Jul-21 Hamburg, Germany @ Gruenspan [SOLD OUT]
Sun-Jul-24 Suffolk, United Kingdom @ Latitude Festival
Sun-Jul-31 Yuzawa, Japan @ Fuji Rock Festival

AUGUST 2022

Thur-Aug-11 Oslo, Norway @ Oya Festival
Sat-Aug-13 Helsinki, Finland @ Flow Festival
Mon-Aug-15 Budapest, Hungary @ Sziget Festival
Tues-Aug-16 Padova, Italy @ Parco Della Musica
Fri-Aug 19 Guéret – Saint-Laurent Aerodrome, France @ Check In Party
Sat-Aug-20 Charleville-Mézières, France @ Le Cabaret Vert
Tue-Aug-23 Stuttgart, Germany @ Longhorn
Wed-Aug-24 Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof
Thur-Aug-25 Paris, France @ Rock En Seine
Sat-Aug-27 Reading, United Kingdom @ Reading Festival
Sun-Aug-28 Leeds, United Kingdom @ Leeds Festival

SEPTEMBER 2022

Fri-Sept-2 Stradbally, Ireland @ Electric Picnic
Sat-Sep-17 Los Angeles, CA @ Primavera Sound

NOVEMBER 2022

Mon-Nov-7 Hull, United Kingdom @ Bonus Arena
Tue-Nov-8 Leeds, United Kingdom @ O2 Academy
Tue-Nov-9 Leeds, United Kingdom @ O2 Academy [new date added]
Fri-Nov-11 Manchester, United Kingdom @ O2 Victoria Warehouse
Sat-Nov-12 Manchester, United Kingdom @ O2 Victoria Warehouse [date added]
Tue-Nov-15 Stockton, United Kingdom @ Globe
Thur-Nov-17 Glasgow, United Kingdom @ O2 Academy
Fri-Nov-18 Glasgow, United Kingdom @ O2 Acadmy [date added]
Sat-Nov-19 Swansea, United Kingdom @ Swansea Arena
Mon-Nov-21 Birmingham, United Kingdom @ O2 Academy
Thur-Nov-24 London, United Kingdom @ Eventim Apollo
Fri-Nov-25 London, United Kingdom @ Eventim Apollo [date added]
Sat-Nov-26 London, United Kingdom @ Eventim Apollo [date added]
Mon-Nov-28 Edinburgh, United Kingdom @ O2 Academy
Wed-Nov-30 Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street [SOLD OUT]

DECEMBER 2022

Thurs-Dec-1 Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street [SOLD OUT]
Fri-Dec-2 Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street [SOLD OUT]
Sat-Dec-3 Galway, Ireland @ Leisureland [SOLD OUT]
Mon-Dec-5 Limerick, Ireland @ Live At The Big Top
Tue-Dec-6 Derry, United Kingdom @ Millennium Forum
Wed-Dec-7 Belfast, United Kingdom @ Ulster Hall
Thur-Dec-8 Belfast, United Kingdom @ Ulster Hall [date added]

FEBRUARY 2023

Wed-Feb-1 Sydney, Australia @ Roundhouse
Thur-Feb-2 Brisbane, Australia @The Triffid
Tue-Feb-7 Melbourne, Australia @ Corner Hotel
Wed-Feb-8 Melbourne, Australia @ The Forum

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