Musician and actor Michael Malarkey (The Vampire Diaries, Project Blue Book) unveils another dose of indie-laden Americana with ‘Shake The Shiver’, the second single from his upcoming second full length album, ‘Graveracer’due for release on 10th January 2020 via Cap on Kat/Kartel. Alongside standard DL, CD and LP, the album is available as a limited signed LP and CD format for pre-order here.

Ahead of the album release, Michael will play an exclusive in-store show at Kingston’s Banquet Records on 8thJanuary. Fans can purchase a copy of the album with tickets from Banquet Records’ websiteThe talented artist has also announced an extensive UK and European headline tour, kicking off at Manchester’s Deaf Institute on 9thJanuary and coming to London’s Bush Hall on 10th January. To buy tickets please visit Michael Malarkey Official.

Written in Michael’s trailer between filming Project Blue Book‘Shake The Shiver’ was conceived on Arturia’s KeyStep – which combines step sequencing with keyboard control – to layer the sounds and melodies he wanted before heading into the studio to re-record them, although some of the original demo sounds made it through to the final cut.

Best known as the charismatic Enzo in the CW’s television series The Vampire Diaries and Captain Michael Quinnin Robert Zemeckis’ executively produced Project Blue Book for History. The British-American talent has simultaneously cultivated a body of work that established him as a distinctive and captivating crossover talent, winning over audiences in both the music and acting arenas. 

Previously releases, including the debut album ‘Mongrels’, have seen support across respected international publications including Metro, Billboard, Classic Rock and The Guardian‘Shake The Shiver’ is Michael’s most enticing offering yet, and with a new album on the way, an international headline tour, a new season of Project Blue Book airing in the UK in Winter 2020, next year is set to firmly catapult him into people’s consciousness.

2020 Tour Dates

Jan 08 UK London Kingston, Banquet Records In-Store

Jan 09 UK Manchester, Deaf Institute 

Jan 10 UK London, Bush Hall 

Jan 11 FRA Paris, Cafe La Danse 

Jan 13 BEL Antwerp, Zappa 

Jan 14 HOL Amsterdam, Melkweg 

Jan 15 GER Cologne, Luxor 

Jan 17 DEN Copenhagen, Little Vega 

Jan 18 SWE Stockholm, Nalen Klubb 

Jan 19 NOR Oslo, Parkeateret 

Jan 21 GER Hamburg, Nochtspeicher 

Jan 22 GER Frankfurt, Das Bett 

Jan 23 GER Berlin, Bi Nuu 

Jan 24 POL Warsaw, Proxima 

Jan 25 CZE Prague, Roxy 

Jan 27 HUN Budapest, Durer Kert 

Jan 28 AUS Graz, Orpheum 

Jan 29 SLOV Bratislava, Randal Club 

Jan 31 ITA Milan, Gate

Feb 01 GER Munich, Strom 

Feb 03 UKR Kiev, Caribbean Club 

Feb 05 RUS Moscow, 16 Tons 

Feb 06 RUS St Petersburg, The Place 

Feb 07 SPA Barcelona, Antiga Fabrica Estrella Damm 

Feb 08 SPA Madrid, Moby Dick 

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