INTERVIEW: Tide Lines frontman Robert Robertson on new album ‘An Ocean Full of Islands’

Tide Lines

In episode #121 of The XS Noize Podcast, Mark Millar catches up with Robert Robertson lead singer with Glasgow-based 4-piece, Tide Lines to talk about their new album ‘An Ocean Full of Islands’

An Ocean Full of Islands’ is the follow-up to the successful DIY release ‘Eye of the Storm’, which entered the charts at #12 in 2020 and only missed the Top 10 by a handful of sales. In this interview, Robert talks about the new album, chart success, songwriting, their UK tour and much more.

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‘An Ocean Full of Islands’ is available HERE. The band’s official store offers a range of bundles, which include signed CDs and vinyl, and a new t-shirt. A turquoise vinyl edition is also available via retail.

Their upcoming shows are listed below, please see here for ticket details.

9th – Kilmarnock, Grand Hall
10th – Aberdeen, Music Hall (SOLD OUT)
11th – Edinburgh, Usher Hall (SOLD OUT)
14th – Newcastle, NU Student Union
15th – Liverpool, O2 Academy 2
16th – Manchester, Band on the Wall
18th – Bristol, Trinity Centre
20th – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
22nd – Brighton, Komedia
23rd-  London, Electric Ballroom
24th – Leeds, Irish Centre
25th – Birmingham, The Castle & Falcon
27th – Sheffield, The Foundry
28th – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
29th – Carlisle, The Brickyard (SOLD OUT)

17th – Belfast, Ulster Sports Club (JUST ADDED)
18th – Dublin, Whelan’s (JUST ADDED)
27th – Inverness, The Gathering Festival (HEADLINERS)

23rd – Glasgow, Queen’s Park (JUST ADDED)

‘An Ocean Full Of Islands’ tracklist:

1. ‘Rivers in the Light’
2. ‘These Days’
3. ‘Any Heart in a Storm’
4. ‘Maybe Everyone Knows’
5. ‘Summer’
6. ‘Small Town Living’
7. ‘Written in the Scars’
8. ‘Chasing the World’
9. ‘Smiling Through the Summertime’
10. ‘Colour Scheme’
11. ‘Like a Soldier’
12. ‘The Last Song’


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Mark Millar is the founder of XS Noize and looks after the daily running of the website as well as conducting interviews for the XS Noize Podcast. Mark's favourite album is Achtung Baby by U2.

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