NEW MODEL ARMY – Announce new album ‘From Here’

New Model Army

In October 1980 three musicians took to the stage in their hometown of Bradford to play a gig under the name New Model Army. Led by frontman and songwriter Justin Sullivan, this was the start of a remarkable journey which, almost 40 years on, has seen New Model Army develop a fervent worldwide fanbase and reach multiple milestones of both creative and commercial success.

Members have changed over the years and musical styles have evolved but at the heart of the band Justin has remained, along with a distinct and sincere belief in the power of music to inspire and effect change on a personal and political scale, both locally and globally. With the band’s hugely acclaimed albums Between Dog And Wolf (2013) and Winter (2016) bringing renewed critical appreciation, chart success and an ever-growing audience of new fans to join the legion of faithful devotees, New Model Army return in 2019 with one of the finest records of their career.

From Here was recorded earlier this year on the tiny Norwegian island of Giske at the beautiful Ocean Sound Recordings studio and reflects the spectacular isolation of that environment yet has profound messages for the world we all live in and the times we are experiencing.

“We all have different lives and different tastes in almost everything, including music”, say the band. “One thing we have in common is the love of bleak, open, cold, rugged landscapes – water, snow, rock. So this was the perfect place for us to work on something collectively – at all times while we were working, we could look up and see the sky, the sea and melting snow on the mountains, all in a constant state of change. So this album has a feel that is different to our other albums, but it still contains all the elements that characterise our peculiarly unidentifiable music – perhaps even more than ever. And ‘From Here’ was an obvious title. The record belongs to a very special place and a particular time – what is happening in the world, where we are as a band and where we are as people.”

The album will be released on August 23rd via EarMusic, ahead of a major UK & European tour later this year.

TRACKLIST
  1. Passing Through
  2. Never Arriving
  3. The Weather
  4. End Of Days
  5. Conversation
  6. great disguise
  7. Where I Am
  8. Hard way
  9. Watch And Learn
  10. Maps
  11. Setting Sun
  12. From Here
NEW MODEL ARMY – FROM HERE TOUR 2019

08             Oct           SOUTHAMPTON 1865 // UK
09             Oct           PARIS Maroquinerie // France
10             Oct           DORTMUND FZW // Germany
11             Oct           HAMBURG Markthalle // Germany
12             Oct           BERLIN Huxleys // Germany
13             Oct           POZNAN Tama // Poland
15             Oct           GDYNIA Ucho // Poland
16             Oct           WARSAW Proxima // Poland
17             Oct           WROCLAW Stary Klasztor // Poland
18             Oct           KRAKOW Kwadrat // Poland
19             Oct           BUDAPEST A38 // Hungary
22             Oct           WINTERTHUR Salzhaus // Switzerland
23             Oct           FRIBOURG Fri-Son // Switzerland
24             Oct           FREIBURG Jazzhaus // Germany
25             Oct           MUNCHEN Backstage // Germany
26             Oct           STUTTGART LKA // Germany
27             Oct           NURNBERG Hirsh // Germany
29             Oct           DRESDEN Beatpol // Germany
30             Oct           FRANKFURT Batschkapp // Germany
31             Oct           LOSHEIM Eisenbahnhalle // Germany01             Nov          RIJKEVORSEL De Singer // Belgium
02             Nov          STRASBOURG La Laiterie // France
13             Nov          BRISTOL SWX // UK
14             Nov          LONDON Electric Ballroom // UK
15             Nov          CAMBRIDGE Junction // UK
16             Nov          LEEDS Stylus // UK
17             Nov          CARDIFF Tramshed // UK
19             Nov          CHESTER Live Rooms // UK
20             Nov          NEWCASTLE Boiler Shop // UK
21             Nov          EDINBURGH Liquid Rooms // UK
22             Nov          MANCHESTER o2 Ritz // UK
23             Nov          BIRMINGHAM o2 Institute // UK
30             Nov          ISTANBUL Zorlu PSM Studio // Turkey

12             Dec           BRIGHTON Concorde 2 // UK
13             Dec           AMSTERDAM Melkweg // Netherlands
14             Dec           COLOGNE Palladium // Germany
21             Dec           NOTTINGHAM Rock City // UK

All tour dates, updates and more information to be found under www.newmodelarmy.org

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