THE BLUE AEROPLANES RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘WELCOME STRANGER’ OUT TODAY
STREAM SINGLE ‘HERE IS THE HEART OF ALL WILD THINGS’ HERE
LIMITED GUEST LIST FOR JANUARY TOUR AVAILABLE NOW
[“It feels as if The Blue Aeroplanes have never been away…Still fresh and potent, with punchy production, twisting song structures and sweeping choruses“ Mojo
“Welcome back The Blue Aeroplanes, rock’s unsung poetry masters“ Uncut
“The Blue Aeroplanes never forget to rock, rocket-fuel style” NME
The Blue Aeroplanes release new album ‘Welcome, Stranger!’ today. Their unique amalgam of rock, folk, poetry, punk, dance and art has been an acknowledged influence on a wide range of bands including REM and Radiohead. Combining pop smarts with serious weirdness, they have released almost thirty albums on various labels, several of which have charted in the UK Top 40 and the US Alternative Top 10. Now comes the release of the band’s twelfth studio album, ‘Welcome, Stranger!‘, recorded by the longest-lasting Aeroplanes line up to date.
Download, CD, and Vinyl available for purchase here
Original members Gerard Langley (poet/singer), and John Langley (drummer), sometimes with Wojtek Dmochowski (dancer), are joined by Gerard Starkie, formerly the main man of Witness and an Aeroplane since 2006, Chris Sharp (bassist and owner of The Fleece venue in Bristol), a band member since 2008, and the more recent additions Bec Jevons (guitarist and front-person of I Destroy) and guitarist Mike Youe. John and Mike also play with Bristol punk legend (and ex-Aeroplane) Rita Lynch, while Gerard is also Head Of Songwriting at BIMM Bristol, where he was responsible for guiding the early steps of George Ezra, among others.
The Blue Aeroplanes will be touring the UK in January 2017.
(LIMITED GUEST LIST AVAILABLE ON REQUEST)
See full dates below:
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool
Manchester Ruby Lounge
O2 Academy 2 Newcastle
Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Hare & Hounds
O2 Academy Islington
Norwich Arts Centre
The Cavern, Exeter