Tom Hobden & Eliot James today share the new video for their track Housman’s Theme. The video comes on the day of release of their new record Roam, out now on Village Green Recordings.
Having met back in 2007, while working on Tom’s band Noah and The Whale’s top five-debut album, Peaceful, the World Lays Me Down, the pair have been in each other’s orbit for many years. In 2016 they decided to work together again after exchanging demos of orchestral and score material. Roam is the fruits of this collaboration and a fascinating first taste of what Tom and Eliot have in store with this project.
Discussing their intentions for the record sonically, the pair explain:
“True to the album’s name we set out with a hunger for exploring new musical territory. With an orchestra on hand, we gladly lost ourselves at times in the wide plains of English Romanticism but at the same time were ever aware of the here and now, and the importance of forging new lines