Review: Editors Revive Beloved Songs In ‘Distance: The Acoustic Recordings’

Editors just released their new greatest hits compilation, Black Gold: Best Of Editors. Comprised mainly of 13 beloved singles spanning their six albums, the compilation also features three brand new songs, “Frankenstein,” “Black Gold,” and “Upside Down.” While we already know and love all of those 16 songs (well, "Upside Down" is new, but we're loving…

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Hear “Upside Down” Off Editors’ New Album, ‘Black Gold’

Today, Editors released their new greatest hits compilation, Black Gold: Best Of Editors. Comprised mainly of 13 beloved singles spanning their six albums, the compilation also features three brand new songs. Following the new singles “Frankenstein” and “Black Gold,” today we can finally hear the studio version of Editors' third new track, “Upside Down.” Editors debuted…

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Editors Debut “Upside Down” Live Ahead Of ‘Black Gold’ Release

In just two days, Editors will release their greatest hits compilation, Black Gold: Best Of Editors. In addition to 13 beloved singles spanning their six albums, the compilation will also include three brand new songs. We've already heard - and loved - "Frankenstein" and "Black Gold," but we've been waiting to hear "Upside Down." Today,…

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Smith & Burrows Finish Recording Second Album

One month ago today, Smith & Burrows announced that they were officially recording their second album. They spent most of the last several weeks in Nashville, Tennessee with producer Jacquire King. (Jacquire previously produced Tom Smith's band Editors' fourth album, The Weight Of Your Love.) The team also did some recording at Fame Studios in…

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Tom Smith Teases New Smith & Burrows Lyrics

Earlier this week, Smith & Burrows officially entered the studio to record their long-awaited second album. Tom Smith (also known as the frontman of Editors) and Andy Burrows are currently in Nashville working with producer Jacquire King. Today, Tom shared a close-up shot of some lyrics, evidently for one of the songs the duo is…

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Smith & Burrows Enter Nashville Studio To Record Second Album

Following a couple years of teasing new music, Smith & Burrows are finally beginning the official recording of their second album. Both Tom Smith (best known as the frontman of Editors) and Andy Burrows just landed in Nashville, Tennessee where they will work with producer Jacquire King. He's the same man who produced Editors' excellent…

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Smith & Burrows About To Begin Recording Second Album

Smith & Burrows have been teasing a second album for quite some time now, but it seems that the duo are finally ready to officially record it now! Both Tom Smith (best known as the frontman of Editors) and Andy Burrows are hinting at exciting things to come, starting with recording S&B2 in the United…

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New Editors Songs Registered: “Black Gold” & “Upside Down”

A couple of weeks ago, Editors shared their addictive new single, "Frankenstein." Despite conflicting reports from the band members, it seems that it's the lead single for their upcoming greatest hits album, due later this year. Frontman Tom Smith and bassist Russell Leetch confirmed that they have three new songs ready - recorded a few…

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Editors Recreate “Frankenstein” Story In Dancey New Music Video

Just last week, Editors shared their addictive new song, “Frankenstein,” teasing a video at the time. Now the time has come: Fans can see the "Frankenstein" music video, and it's as spooky as you'd expect, but also surprisingly dancey. The video opens on a skinny man, going through the motions as if in a trance.…

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Editors Have 3 New Songs & “Some Surprises” Coming Soon

Last Friday, Editors shared their addictive new song, "Frankenstein." Following an interview a few weeks earlier, it had seemed that "Frankenstein" may be the lead single for their upcoming greatest hits album. However, in a new interview today, Editors were a bit more coy about what their actual plans are, saying only that they have…

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Editors Share Hypnotic, Addictive New Song “Frankenstein”

A few weeks ago, Editors started performing a new song called "Frankenstein." After promising a new "song for the freaks," today fans get to hear the single release of "Frankenstein," a track that sounds even better than in those first live recordings. The new song is expected to appear on the upcoming greatest hits album…

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Editors Announce New “Song For The Freaks” Out This Friday

Editors are the gift that keep on giving! Only one month after releasing their special album The Blanck Mass Sessions - a companion to their 2018 album, Violence - the band is getting ready to release brand new music this Friday. The new "song for the freaks" is the studio recording of their tune "Frankenstein," which…

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Tom Smith Teases New Smith & Burrows Demos

Late last year, a full seven years after releasing their debut album together, Funny Looking Angels, Smith & Burrows reunited with a new song and promise of a new album. They played "All The Best Moves," and the pair have been in and out of the studio since then. Today, Tom Smith (also frontman of the…

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Editors Debut New Song “Frankenstein” & Announce Greatest Hits Album

Editors just released their new album, The Blanck Mass Sessions, an alternate production of their 2018 album, Violence. With new material - including their excellent latest song, "Barricades" - Editors is performing at a handful of music festivals this season. At the Bearded Theory Festival in Derbyshire on May 24th, Editors debuted a brand new…

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Review: Editors’ ‘Violence’ Tracks Reimagined On ‘The Blanck Mass Sessions’

Last February, Editors revealed they would be releasing The Blanck Mass Sessions, an album of reimagined takes on the songs fans first heard on their 2018 album, Violence. While Violence offered a masterful blend of Editors' rock and electronic sides, the songs didn't always sound so balanced. The band first sent their recordings to Blanck…

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Editors Release New Song “Barricades” With Mesmerizing Music Video

Last month, Editors announced that for this year's Record Store Day, they'll be sharing an EP, The Blanck Mass Sessions. The 8-song set includes 7 alternative versions of songs from their 2018 album, Violence, plus one previously unheard track, "Barricades." Today, Editors released the new song along with a captivating mechanical music video. "Barricades" opens…

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Editors Record New Music With Jacknife In Los Angeles

Last month, Editors shocked and delighted fans when they returned to the studio to work on new tunes. It’s been less than a year since they released their stunning sixth record, Violence. (It was one of our favorites of 2018.) Now, the band is in Los Angeles recording music with producer Jacknife. Editors notably worked with…

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Editors Already Recording “New Tunes” For Next Album

Great news, Editors fans! The band is already in the studio working on new tunes! It's been less than a year since they released their stunning sixth record, Violence. (It was one of our favorites of 2018.) After extensive touring and four singles - "Magazine," "Hallelujah (So Low)," "Darkness At The Door," and "Cold" -…

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Editors’ Tom Smith Joins UNKLE On New Track, “The Other Side”

Editors frontman Tom Smith teamed up with the experimental music group UNKLE for a new single, "The Other Side." It's a surprising pairing, yet it's not the first time they've collaborated. UNKLE recently shared an epic remix of Editors' latest single, "Cold," so this new collaboration is the natural next step. Composer and cellist Philip…

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Smith & Burrows Debut First New Song In 7 Years, “All The Best Moves”

Back in 2011, Tom Smith of Editors teamed up with Andy Burrows of We Are Scientists to form Smith & Burrows. That November, the pair released their debut album together, Funny Looking Angels. Comprised of covers and original songs, the Christmas album offered a unique take on the winter holidays. Seven years have since passed,…

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Editors Unveil Music Video For “Cold,” 4th Single From ‘Violence’

Editors released their sixth studio album, Violence, earlier this year. Following "Magazine," "Hallelujah (So Low)," and "Darkness At The Door," the band is now back with their fourth single. "Cold" opens the record on a high note, gently building into a song that is immediately catchy and endlessly delightful. Frontman Tom Smith croons to someone…

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Editors Highlight Live Show In “Darkness At The Door” Music Video

Last month, Editors released their sixth album, Violence. Following "Magazine" and "Hallelujah (So Low)," they've launched "Darkness At The Door" as the third single. It's perhaps the cheeriest song on the album, and among the lighter tunes among their entire catalog, its name notwithstanding. The song celebrates friendships that last and always feel like home.…

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Review: Editors Masterfully Blend Rock & Electronic Sides On ‘Violence’

Editors are a unique band that have long balanced two opposing sides that make up their repertoire. In 2005, they launched their career with energetic, guitar-driven music, a band-oriented sound that fit with modern British rock of the time. But after a second album in that same style, Editors were ready to explore new territory.…

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Editors Drop Second ‘Violence’ Single, “Hallelujah (So Low)”

Following "Magazine" last month, Editors is back with their second single ahead of their forthcoming album, Violence. "Hallelujah (So Low)" is an intense and dynamic song that introduces fans to a whole new side of Editors. The song starts with strummed acoustic guitar over a drum machine, frontman Tom Smith singing about his worth compared…

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Editors Share “Magazine” Ahead Of Upcoming Album, ‘Violence’

Editors have spent the last two weeks teasing their upcoming music, and the big day is finally here. The band just released "Magazine," the first single from their forthcoming album, Violence. Editors frontman Tom Smith joined Jo Whiley on BBC Radio 2 to premiere "Magazine" last night. The song is energetic, deftly blending the band's…

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