Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Unthanks take to the air with new album, tour

Mount The Air is the new album by The Unthanks, and the title track is the first single from it.

Written by Unthanks pianist and producer Adrian McNally, the single is based on the themes of a one-verse traditional ditty, found in a book of Dorset songs in Cecil Sharp House by Becky Unthank, who also co-wrote some of the new words alongside McNally. The video to the track is made by animator Nick Murray Willis.

The Unthanks
Two years in the making and recorded in their Northumberland studio, there is considerable anticipation for the new album. Having turned down continued offers from major record companies, Mount The Air is released on their own label, RabbleRouser Music, on 9th Feb 2015.

Mount The Air (Single Version) is released 8th Dec 2014.

Pre-0rder links, along with special offers, extra content, limited editions and vinyl options, can be found here:

The Unthanks put Mount The Air on tour with a 10-piece ensemble in Feb/March 2015:

21 Feb Southampton Turner Sims
22 Feb Exeter Corn Exchange
24 Feb Yeovil Octagon Theatre
25 Feb Bristol Colston Hall
26 Feb Cardiff St George’s Hall
27 Feb Nottingham Albert Hall
28 Feb Sheffield City Hall
01 Mar Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
03 Mar Bury St Edmunds The Apex
04 Mar Brighton Dome
05 Mar Ashford Revelation St Marys
06 Mar Norwich Open
07 Mar London The Roundhouse
08 Mar Warwick Arts Centre
10 Mar Leeds Irish Centre
11 Mar Manchester The Ritz
12 Mar Dublin National Concert Hall
13 Mar Belfast Empire
14 Mar Newcastle City Hall
19 Mar Middlesbrough Town Hall
20 Mar Edinburgh Queens Hall

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