And So I Watch You From Afar‘s new single ‘Straight Through The Sun‘ will be released digitally on 15th November with a vinyl version to follow on November 22nd.
These two brand new tracks were produced and recorded by Jetplane Landings ‘Andrew Ferris’ on 01st November and will be made available for FREE on ‘Pay By Tweet’ from 15th November from http://www.smalltownamerica.co.uk and http://www.myspace.com/andsoiwatchyoufromafar.
A 7 Inch vinyl version will also be made available exclusively on the bands upcoming tour from November 22nd and on the Smalltown America Webstore from 27th November 2010.
This one-off single will be the last new material before ASIWYFA release the follow up to their critically acclaimed eponymous debut album in spring 2011.
2010 has been quite a year for the N.Irish 4 piece, highlights include:
· Nominated for the XFM New Music Award
· Nominated for the Choice Music Prize
· Supporting Them Crooked Vultures across Europe
· 150 live shows in 2010, including 26 date U.S tour as well as irish, UK and European headline tours, appearances at SXSW, Eurosonic and Sonisphere.
Here’s a radio edit of Straight Through The Sun, lifted from AU Magazine‘s Soundcloud:
11th November – Galway, Roisin Dubh
12th November – Cork, Pavillion
13th November – Limerick, Dolans
18th November – Dundalk, Spirit Store
19th November – Kildare, Dew Drop Inn, The Late Lounge (Venue)
20th November – Dublin, Whelans
22nd November – London, Dingwalls
23rd November – Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
24th November – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
25th November – Liverpool, Kazimer
26th November – Glasgow, King Tut’s
09th December – Belgium, DeKreun
10th December – Eindhoven, Effenaar
11th December – Amsterdam, Club Bitterzoet
12th December – Osnabruck, Kleine Freiheit
13th December – Berlin, Comet
14th December – Hamburg, Hafenklang
15th December – Bremen, Tower
By our reckoning that’s about 168 gigs this year alone, but if that wasn’t enough they’ll also be heading off on a 15 date Russian tour in January.