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Introducing… Douglas Francis!


For fans of: Newton Faulkner, Joshua Radin, City and Colour

Douglas Francis announces the release of his third EP Damaged Goods out 6th October 2014 via Na Music.

You can stream and download EP track 'Hedonic Treadmill' for free from the ABoF SoundCloud page or via the embed below.


Damaged Goods is based on a break up, but it is far from bleak and Douglas has created something that will relate to people on different levels. The EP has a real summer feel to it with clear influences from William Fitzsimmons, Joshua Radin and City and Colour. Stand out tracks include 'Hedonic Treadmill' and 'Pirate for a Day' which you can’t help but sing along to with his Newton Faulkner-esque acoustic style. Damaged Goods also includes a couple of softer numbers including ‘Brand New Me’ which captivates the audience with beautiful backing vocals from Eve May Rowlands.

Based in Cheshire, Douglas began as a singer songwriter back in 2008. Damaged Goods shows his true flair as a multi-instrumentalist, playing all of the instruments on the EP himself, including banjo and toy piano. Douglas performances are upbeat and he often uses a stomp box to add rhythm, covering pop and dance tracks acoustically after giving them his own personal spin.

Douglas has already garnered support from the likes of BBC Introducing Stoke who have regularly played his tracks on the radio, and he’s also taken to the stage to support The Feeling earlier this year at Leadmill in Sheffield. He also performed an impressive 43 shows in 35 days when he undertook The Coffee House Tour.

Damaged Goods is released 6th October 2014 via Na Music.

If you'd like more information on Douglas Francis or our PR services, please email info@abadgeoffriendship.com.
Posted Fri, 19 Sep 2014 in Douglas Francis

Feldspar release ‘Song Without A Chorus’ video!


For fans of: Iron & Wine, Arcade Fire, Elbow

Feldspar have released the video to Song Without A Chorus, the first single of four in a project that will see them release one a month while they embark upon their Compass tour.

The video premiered on Artrocker and you can now watch it on the band's YouTube channel or via the embed below.


Feldspar also took the time to do a pre-tour performance of Song Without A Chorus for the Croft Sessions which you can view now on YouTube or via the embed below.


The single accompanying the track premiered on Gigwise and you can now stream and dowload it on the band's SoundCloud page or via the embed below.


Song Without a Chorus is about loss and memory and its influence on writing and creativity. There’s a beautiful melancholy about the track, which combines these themes with the beautiful, rich melodies that have become Feldspar’s calling card. Although they grew up listening to acts like Nick Cave, and indeed there is a tinge of that dark folk feel throughout their songs, Feldspar have given their influences a modern twist creating an achingly beautiful indie sound that sits easily alongside lyrical indie bands such as The National and Villagers.

The Compass tour will see the band perform in the North, South, East and West as the band present their powerful live show to audiences around the UK. Their ambitious plan to release a single a month combined with their Compass tour is a glimpse into how far the band have come since their inception just over two years ago when Will Green, Ben Lloyd-Evans, Woody Feldwick, James Forster and Jonny Burgess first started performing together.

Song Without A Chorus is released via Green Tape Records. Download it for free via Feldspar's SoundCloud page.

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Posted Thu, 18 Sep 2014 in Feldspar

Clockwork Radio release ‘Sitting Bull’ video!


For fans of: The Vaccines, Mystery Jets, We Are Scientists

Clockwork Radio have released the video for 'Sitting Bull', a track taken from their recently released debut album No Man Is An Island.

The video premiered on Artrocker and you can now watch it on the band's YouTube channel or via the embed below.


You can also download and stream the track for free on Clockwork Radio's SoundCloud page or via the embed below.


No Man Is An Island is an energetic and accomplished collection of brightly coloured compositions, each member of the band painting part of a musical mural to create an intense and vibrant sound that embodies good times in the sunshine. Tracks like ‘The Balance Of Water’ give the band the opportunity to slow down proceedings and show off their knack for stripped down melodies and subtle vocal harmony. The release is a great showcase for a band who are very much confident in their sound and the effect it has on their audience.

With previous single Feel It Up gaining airplay from BBC 6Music, BBC Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw and named as one of BBC Introducing… Manchester’s Tracks Of The Year, debut album No Man Is An Island opens a dramatic new chapter for Clockwork Radio.

No Man Is An Island is out now via Poly Tune.

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Posted Thu, 18 Sep 2014 in Clockwork Radio