Balthazar - Sinking Ship (Radio Edit) by Play ItAgain Sam published on 2013/04/15 14:04:49 +0000 Balthazar, the five piece fronted by the dual songwriting talents of Maarten Devoldere and Jinte Deprez, follow the release of their debut album in the UK, 'Rats', with a single release and tour dates in May and June. 'Sinking Ship' is taken from 'Rats' an album that Q suggested 'provides melancholy and melody to delight lovers of the dark and intense' in review. 'Sinking Ship' 'shimmers' according to The 405 or is, in the more simple words of IndieLondon, 'fantastic'. With Artrocker suggesting of 'Rats' that 'this beautifully melancholy album from the orchestral indie-rock quintet could easily be their breakthrough', previous London sell outs at The Water Rats and The Lexington alongside support dates in the UK with Local Natives the tour dates represent the next step on a quietly effective story to date. Balthazar play the following dates May Sunday 12th Glasgow King Tuts Monday 13th Manchester Ruby Lounge Tuesday 14th Bristol Louisiana Wednesday 15th London Borderline Thursday 16th Brighton Albert Friday 17th Birmingham Rainbow 'Sinking Ship' is released on 3rd June 2013.