Stornoway are proud to announce they have completed the follow-up to 2010’s award winning album Beachcomber’s Windowsill.
Tales From Terra Firma is due for release in March 2013 and it marks a significant progression from Beachcomber’s both compositionally, instrumentally and, in particular, lyrically. While beaming with an undeniable sophistication, Tales From Terra Firma retains the unique charm of their debut that entranced so many.
A 25-date UK tour in support of the new album also kicks off on Friday 8th February. Tickets go on sale 9am on Friday 23rd November. It’ll see them playing two hometown shows on 14th/15th February at Oxford Town Hall, concluding on Wednesday 27th March at The Forum in London. These will be their first UK headline concerts since their acclaimed, sold-out Somerset House performance in front of an audience of three thousand fans, in August 2011.
On 5th December, the band will be taking part in the last of 12 A Room For London sessions, premiering songs from Tales From Terra Firma. A Room for London is a collaboration between Living Architecture and Artangel, in association with Southbank Centre and the London 2012 Festival. Streamimg will be via the Guardian. Other artists who have graced the boat on top of the Southbank Centre include Andrew Bird, tUnE-yArDs and Jarvis Cocker.
8th - Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
9th - Arts Centre, Pocklington
10th - Westgarth SC, Middlesbrough
11th - Oran Mor, Glasgow
12th - The Sage, Gateshead
14th - Town Hall, Oxford
15th - Town Hall, Oxford
16th - Quarterhouse, Folkestone
18th - New Greenham Arts, Newbury
19th - Mr Kyps, Poole
20th - Arts Centre, Pontadawe
21st - New Slang @ McClusky's, Kingston
11th - Kazimier, Liverpool
12th - Band On The Wall, Manchester
13th - Cockpit, Leeds
15th - Open, Norwich
16th - Leadmill, Sheffield
17th - 53 Degrees, Preston
19th - Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
20th - Concorde 2, Brighton
21st - Komedia, Bath
23rd - Assembly, Leamington Spa
24th - Arts Centre, Exeter
25th - Guildhall, Gloucester
27th - Forum, London