Danny & The Champions Of The World are proud to announce the release of their fifth studio album, ‘What Kind Of Love’, via Loose Recordings, on 1st June 2015 and a 12 date UK tour to follow.
Led by Danny Wilson (Grand Drive), Danny & The Champions Of The World spent much of last year on the road (one such night was captured on 2014’s justly acclaimed Live Champs!), touring across the globe. Following the end of their travels, the band regrouped in the studio to cut ten new songs with home team producer Champs bass player Chris Clarke at his north London studio Reservoir Sound.
The London band are now preparing to hit the road once again in 2015 to take songs from ‘What Kind Of Love’ to audiences up and down the country (see dates below).
As the new album’s title suggests, the LP finds Wilson and his bandmates exploring love in all its facets. “Every song on the album is a love-song of some fashion,” Danny explains. “These are love songs about friends, about ex-friends, about wives… All different kinds of love. Also, the title made me think of some mythical jazz or soul record – you could totally imagine an album on Blue Note called What Kind Of Love.”
A joyful riot of Caledonian soul, proud horns, country pedal steel and ballads that either break your heart or send it soaring, What Kind Of Love contains some of Danny Wilson’s greatest music yet. It’s the kind of album that will leave you itching to catch them live again – just as well they’re touring across the UK again in June then.
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UK TOUR DATES 2015
09 Jun – CAMBRIDGE Junction
10 Jun – BRISTOL Louisiana
11 Jun – LONDON Islington Assembly Hall
12 Jun – READING South Street Arts Centre
13 Jun – OXFORD Bullingdon Arms
16 Jun – COLCHESTER Arts Centre
17 Jun – NORWICH Waterfront
18 Jun – WAKEFIELD Hop
19 Jun – PRESTON The Continental
20 Jun – GLASGOW Broadcast
21 Jun – NOTTINGHAM The Maze
26 Jun – BRIGHTON Bleach