Gengahr have unveiled ‘Where Wildness Grows’, the title track from their long awaited and highly anticipated new album released 9th March 2018 on Transgressive Records. Existing within a record that explores complex relationships and celebrates human flaws, ‘Where Wildness Grows’ ask questions of the self; practically, morally and philosophically. Discussing the song, singer/guitarist Felix Bushe offered the following:
“Where Wildness Grows is an attempt to figure out what it is that makes us get out of bed in the morning. Where do we find the passion to create the lives we want for ourselves? And with these great expectations and ambitions, how do we cope when things don’t go to plan? I’m still not sure…”
Recorded live to capture both the intimacy and intensity in their individual performances, ‘Where Wildness Grows’ provides a true standout moment from the band; beautiful, mindful and epic with flourishes of Radiohead and Deerhunter.
Listen to ‘Where Wildness Grows’ – BELOW:
It continues an exciting return for Gengahr, with latest single ‘Before Sunrise’ currently on regular rotation at BBC Radio 1 and playlisted at 6Music, exceptional comeback tracks ‘Carrion’ and ‘Mallory’ – both of which offered a compelling insight into the world the band have created with Where Wildness Grows – championed by the teams at Spotify, Apple Music, Radio X, Radio 1 and BBC 6 Music – where ‘Carrion’ reached the A-list.
Gengahr have also shared full details of their upcoming Gengahr and Friends exhibition. Taking place at Hackney’s A Side / B Side Gallery from March 14th-20th the event will feature visual art from the band’s Hugh Schulte alongside work from; Alt-J, Mystery Jets, Marika Hackman, Slaves, Toothless and Puppy.
Furthermore, having completed a tour in Europe supporting Jungle at the end of last year and their own intimate headline show at Omeara – plus a wall-bursting performance at their local Sake Bar for 50 die-hard fans – the band are set to embark on their own upcoming UK and European headline dates – including a milestone show at London’s Koko.
Full dates are below;
30th March – Ancienne Belgique, Brussels
31st March – Molotow, Hamburg
2nd April – Le Point Ephemere, Paris
3rd April – Artheater, Cologne
4th April – Sugarfactory – Amsterdam
6th April – Fri-Son, Fribourg
7th April – Covo Club, Bologna
9th April – Grelle Forelle, Vienna
10th April – Milla, Munich
11th April – Café V Lese, Prague
12th April – Badehaus Szimpla, Berlin
14th April – Krosset, Oslo
16th April – Obaren, Stockholm
17th April – Ideal Bar, Copenhagen
21st April – The Think Tank, Newcastle
22nd April – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
23rd April – King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
24th April – Gorilla, Manchester
26th April – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
27th April – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
28th April – The Thekla, Bristol
29th April – Joiners, Southampton
30th April – Portland Arms, Cambridge
2nd May – The Haunt, Brighton
3rd May – Koko, London
4th May – The Globe, Cardiff
10th May – Focus Wales 2018, Wrexham
Tickets available at: http://www.gengahr.com/tickets
Where Wildness Grows was recorded in London during summer 2017 by producer Neil Comber (Glass Animals, M.I.A, Songhoy Blues) and follows their much-acclaimed debut, A Dream Outside.
Gengahr formed at school in North London in 2013. Their debut album, A Dream Outside saw them secure multiple playlists across BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music and Radio X, pick up a number of dazzling reviews and play numerous stunning shows alongside the likes of Wolf Alice and Alt-J and play to packed tents at both the Glastonbury and Reading & Leeds festivals.
Gengahr are: Felix Bushe (vocals / guitar), John Victor (guitar), Danny Ward (drums) & Hugh Schulte (bass).