Following their sold-out at The Lexington in December, The Slow Show have announced details of their new single Bloodline - available to download or stream from today, impacting 9th March - plus their biggest London headline show to date. The Manchester five-piece will play Oslo in Hackney on Friday 6th March 2015, just ahead of the release of their long-awaited debut album White Water.
Written about an adopted family member searching for her roots, Bloodline is a poignant, moving song. The follow up to recent single Dresden, the track is taken from The Slow Show's debut album White Water, released 9th March. Recorded over the past year in Blueprint studios in Salford, White Water will be the first UK release on German label Haldern Pop Recordings, the label formed by the team behind the successful Haldern Pop Festival.
The Slow Show's minimal but epic songs swell from gentle piano-led Americana to roaring choruses and string sections, while their use of choirs and a colliery brass band gives them a distinctly northern sound. These deeply personal songs about love and death have reduced audiences to hushed silence, even tears. The band have found champions at BBC 6 Music and Radio 2 and have played in Europe to large, sold out audiences.
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