Close on the tail of his critically-praised new album Gold In A Brass Age, David Gray today announces details for an acoustic EP titled ‘Gold In A Brass Age – Ground Control Acoustic Sessions’, due for release in Summer 2019. Recorded at Gray’s home studios with producer Ben de Vries, the EP was created using nothing more than an acoustic guitar and an upright piano, stripping the tracks back to their bare essentials, bringing the imagery of the lyrics to the forefront. Currently on a world tour in support of the Gold In A Brass Age album, Gray is trailing the announcement with the first track off the EP, ‘Mallory’ – Listen BELOW:
Speaking about the new EP, Gray says; “Many of the songs had never really been performed in that way. So, it’s heartening to know, that even on a record where production and sound plays such a major part in the structuring of the music, the songs can still stand up by themselves.”
David Gray recently released, Gold In A Brass Age via IHT Records / AWAL Recordings. In addition to the new album, David Gray embarked on a world tour, Gold In A Brass Age Tour, which began in March with 17 sold out UK and Irish shows. In April the tour visited Australia, culminating in a performance at legendary Bluesfest in Byron Bay. Next week the mainland European leg begins in Netherlands, after which David Gray will bring his tour to North America.
Gold In A Brass Age – Ground Control Acoustic Sessions EP follows the release of Gold In A Brass Age, David Gray’s eleventh album in a career that spans over 25 years, several Brit and Grammy nominations, and three No.1 UK albums, including the breakout multi-platinum White Ladder. It is also a vital new collection of songs from an artist still revelling in his passion for song-craft, pushing himself into unfamiliar terrain, surprising himself as much as his fans along the way.
Gold In A Brass Age – Ground Control Acoustic Sessions Tracklisting:
A Tight Ship
Watching The Waves
Gold In A Brass Age
If 8 Were 9