New Releases of the Week (14 August 2020)

Seafarer’s new single ‘And Maybe I’m Scared’ is out now.

New Releases of the Week (14 August 2020)

A round-up of recent albums, EPs and singles, including Pillow Queens, Sun Collective, Seafarers, Peter O'Toole, NÍV, Martina Claussen and more. To have your new release included, please add it to our listings.

Pillow Queens – Holy Show
Dublin-based rock act Pillow Queens have announced that their debut album, In Waiting, will be released on 25 September. ‘Holy Show’ is the latest single from the upcoming record, following previous tracks such as ‘Handsome Wife’ and ‘Brothers’. Purchase the track here: https://pillowqueens.bandcamp.com/track/holy-show-2

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Sun Collective – MOVE \ R E M O V E
MOVE \ R E M O V E is the second release from chamber folk ensemble Sun Collective. Written by Caimin Gilmore, who earlier this year released his solo EP of cello music, String Ogham Live, the four-track record deals with themes of trauma, identity, memory and healing. Purchase the EP here: https://suncollective.bandcamp.com/album/move-r-e-m-o-v-e

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Seafarers – And Maybe I’m Scared
London-based group Seafarers blend the genres of indie, jazz and folk music and have just released their latest single ‘And Maybe I’m Scared’. With jazz singer, musician and composer Lauren Kinsella on vocals, the band will release their debut album Orlando this autumn. Visit: https://www.seafarersmusic.com/about

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Martina Claussen – Verwoben
Vienna-based vocalist and composer Martina Claussen has just released her first solo album, Verwoben, on Irish label Forwind. The record is an electro-acoustic work, with Claussen’s vocals as the primary sound source for most of the compositions. Purchase the album here: https://forwind.bandcamp.com/album/verwoben

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Brass Phantoms – Hurricane
Brass Phantoms’ new song ‘Hurricane’ is the latest single from their upcoming debut album Holding Out For Horrors, due for release on 18 September. The upbeat, indie-pop track follows ‘Wood Words’ and ‘Pharaohs’ from earlier this year. Visit: https://www.facebook.com/BPdublin

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AIS – Labels
Dublin pop artist AIS’s new single ‘Labels’ follows her debut release from earlier this year, ‘Hurts Sometimes’ and accounts her personal experience of growing up bi-racial in Ireland. See: https://www.aisofficial.com/

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NÍV – Moonlight
Singer songwriter from Kildare, NÍV, has just released her second single of the year, ‘Moonlight’, written about the feeling of lasting love for a relationship, romantic or otherwise, even after the relationship has ended. NÍV launched her solo career late last year after previously being the singer with country folk group Murmur. Visit: https://www.facebook.com/nivmusicofficial

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Peter O’Toole – Leaving White Cedar
Peter O’Toole of the Hothouse Flowers has just released a new solo folk album, Leaving White Cedar, written and recorded during lockdown. The ten tunes and four songs were inspired by the landscape and animals of his home place of Tipperary. 

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Hudson Taylor - Where Did it All Go Wrong?
Pop duo Hudson Taylor’s new release ‘Where Did it All Go Wrong?’ is the latest single from their album Loving Everywhere I Go, released in February. 

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Published on 14 August 2020

 

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