YE VAGABONDS - NINE WAVES
Format: Compact Disc
Ye Vagabonds! Live! In-store!
After nearly a two-year absence of live events at Tower Records, we are absolutely delighted to announce a return to live in-stores with a very special performance by one of Ireland's premier contemporary folk acts, Ye Vagabonds!
Ye Vagabonds will release their third studio album Nine Waves on 13th May and to mark the occasion the band will perform in-store on Saturday 14th May at 7PM.
To attend what promises to be a uniquely intimate evening of live music, simply order ‘Nine Waves' on either vinyl or CD at www.towerrecords.ie
One entry per album purchased, space is limited and we expect this in-store to sell out fast
Ye Vagabonds release their second album for Rough Trades River Lea label on May 13th.
Nine Waves was recorded in the Dublin Mountains at Hellfire Studios, produced by John Spud Murphy (whose previous work includes records by black midi, Lankum and caroline). The album features 11 tracks of both traditional and original songs and tunes. Nine Waves follows the duos standalone single Im A Rover, which won them an RTE Radio One Folk Award for Best Traditional Folk Track. Ye Vagabonds were also named Best Folk Group for the second time at the 2021 ceremony, where they hold the record for most awarded artists.
The brotherly harmonies and multi-instrumental abilities of Diarmuid and Brían Mac Gloinn were joined on Nine Waves by Kate Ellis (cello) and Caimin Gilmore (double bass), both members of the Irish contemporary classical group Crash Ensemble, and Ryan Hargadon (Anna Mieke, Rachael Lavelle, Kojaque) on piano and saxophone.
The record also features concertina from Cormac Begley and harmonium from regular touring member of Ye Vagabonds, Alain McFadden