Steve ‘n’ Seagulls are back with new studio album, ‘Brothers In Farms’, set for a September 9th release on Spinefarm Records!
The follow-up to 2015’s ‘Farm Machine’, also issued via Spinefarm, this latest outing sees these Finnish sons of the soil delving into the world of original material for the first time, although the majority of the tracks continue to be covers of rock & metal classics… indeed, the lead single / video has now been confirmed as a ‘hillbillified’ version of Iron Maiden's ‘Aces High’; this is slated for digital release on July 21st, with the video following on August 3rd.
Not only are these skilled musicians a genuine YouTube sensation, notching up tens of millions of views, they have also taken their ‘badass bluegrass’ all over the world, showing that their signature re-workings can be extremely effective, both live and on record. Last year, there was an official ‘Steve ‘n’ Seagulls Day’ in Colorado, USA, and the band will be returning Stateside for a comprehensive run of headline dates this autumn.
In terms of the UK, the following headline shows have been lined up in support of ‘Brothers In Farms’:-
14-Nov Brighton, Haunt
15-Nov London, Bush Hall
16-Nov Cardiff, Globe
17-Nov Glasgow, Cathouse
18-Nov Manchester, Deaf Institute
Never Mind The Bullocks. Let the bluegrass metal mayhem continue!
World renowned vocal powerhouse LeAnn Rimes has signed a worldwide deal with RCA UK. Her first single will be "The Story" available from Friday 24th June, impacting 5th August. The track will be taken from her 16th studio album out later this year (global release plans incl USA to follow).
"The Story" is an emotional and heartfelt song which captures the raw intensity of LeAnn’s musical talent.
“The Story is a song that resonates with me as WE are all a part of one collective, universal story. I fully embrace the journey I am on and have a deeper understanding of how every piece of my story serves a purpose in my evolution as a woman and an artist. This song is not only a love song but a song of self-acceptance and appreciation for life.
“I am elated to have Colin (Barlow) and the family at RCA UK by my side, as we share the same vision and passion for the future. Being surrounded by fantastic, forward thinking collaborators, I've never felt so comfortable and supported in my artistry. I feel like I found a true home.”
Colin Barlow, President of RCA said: “LeAnn Rimes is one of the music business’s finest singers, and it’s an absolute pleasure to welcome her to the RCA UK family.”
LeAnn Rimes is an internationally acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter. Globally, she has sold more than 44 million units, won two Grammy® Awards; 12 Billboard Music Awards; two World Music Awards; three Academy of Country Music Awards; one Country Music Association Award and one Dove Award. At 14, Rimes won "Best New Artist” and making her the youngest recipient of a Grammy® Award. Her debut album “Blue,” celebrates the 20th anniversary of its release this year. Out of the 42 singles she has released throughout her expansive career, LeAnn’s song "How Do I Live," ranks #4 on Billboard’s “Greatest of All Time: Hot 100 Songs,” and it holds the record for being the second longest charting song ever on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. 15 of her multi-genre singles are top-10 hits, including "Can't Fight the Moonlight" which went #1 in 11 countries.
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