Wire return with Nocturnal Koreans


Following last year’s self-titled album, Wire return with a new mini-album Nocturnal Koreans, on 29th April via pinkflag.

The title track was inspired by a night on their 2013 US tour. Speaking about the track, guitarist Matthew Simms said “It’s a great snapshot of touring America, and when I hear or play that song, it reminds me of the many weird and wonderful times, places and people that cross your path.”

The tracks were initially formed during the sessions of the WIRE album, but the band used Brighton Electric studios to contribute additional parts, and the work was then further honed and developed by Colin Newman at Swim studio.


  1. Nocturnal Koreans
  2. Internal Exile
  3. Dead Weight
  4. Forward Position
  5. Numbered
  6. Still
  7. Pilgrim Trade
  8. Fishes Bones

Live dates:

10th Mar – Con Club, Lewes,
11th Mar – Komedia, Bath
12th Mar – Cosmosis Festival, Manchester
22nd-24th Apr – ATP, Prestatyn (curated by Drive Like Jehu)

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