“Sundowners are undoubtedly an exciting prospect, with a very defined sense of who they are” • NME
Sundowners have announced details of their debut self-titled album which will be released on Skeleton Key Records on Monday January 26th 2015.
The tracklisting of the album is as follows:
1. Wild As The Season
2. Back to You
3. Into the Light
4. Who We Are
5. End Of The Game
6. If Wishes Were Horses
7. I Dreamed
9. Desert Rose
10. Soul Responding
The album will be preceded by a single, Into The Light, which is released on Monday December 8th 2014.
Recorded almost entirely live in Parr Street studios, Liverpool, over a 2 week period in the summer of 2014, the album was produced by James Skelly, Ian Skelly & Richard Turvey and reflects Fiona and Niamh’s mutual love of psyche and west coast harmonies.
The 11-tracks of psyche-folk, harmony heavy, well-crafted pop gems were in part inspired by the diverse and eclectic range of music the band listened to during recording – Goat, Tame Impala, Can, Neu!, Portishead, Air, Gillian Welch, Velvet Underground, Fairport Convention.
Now a formidable live act, the Wirral 5-piece benefit from an almost telepathic on-stage understanding born out of both Fiona & Niamh’s long-term friendship and the addition of Fiona’s brother, Alfie, on guitar.
The last 12-months have seen the band release a brace of limited edition singles, tour constantly playing alongside the likes of Cats Eyes & Kasabian and appear at both the All Tomorrow’s Parties and Glastonbury Festivals, where they played in the packed BBC Introducing tent.
SHE DREW THE GUN
Liverpool songwriter, Louisa Roach stands at the heart of this evolving collaborative project as an artist of distinctive, expressive freedom and raising acclaim. She brings weighty wordplay into songs wrought with raw beauty, akin to Laura Marling with echoes of Portishead. The result is to make enigmatic storytelling through song sound effortless.
Acclaimed lo-fi sets in her hometown caught the attention of The Coral’s James Skelly, he and fellow producer, Richard Turvey retreated with her to ‘The Coral Cave’ and Parr Street Studio, Liverpool to lay down She Drew The Gun’s upcoming debut album. Sonically the result is a kind of glacial blues ‘songs to clear the mind and refocus’, expect reverb tinged riffs, left of field chordplay and a voice that comes from heart to ear.
“Liverpool’s rising solo star” • Getintothis
“This is the real deal, from heart to ear so to speak” • Andy Von PIP / Freshnet
“Songs that clear the mind and re-focus” • Vader Evader
“You’ve got to love someone who wields an electric guitar with a picture of a mad scientist getting attacked by a robot dinosaur – ‘Was that alright?’, she says. It was more than alright” • Gig Slutz