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Idlewild announce intimate ‘The Distant Half’ album present in Ullapool

Idlewild announce intimate ‘The Distant Half’ album present in Ullapool

Idlewild announce intimate 'The Remote Part' album show in Ullapool

Idlewild have shared particulars of an intimate present within the Scottish village of Ullapool close to the place they recorded elements of their third album, ‘The Distant Half’, in 2001.

The twentieth anniversary present – pertaining to the document’s 2002 launch – takes place on September 3 at Ullapool Village Corridor. Tickets go on sale this Friday (April 15) at 10am right here.

The band will play the album in full in addition to different songs from their again catalogue.

In an announcement accompanying the announcement, they wrote: ‘The Distant Half’ was largely all written in a cottage in Inchnamaph, Sutherland, simply north of Ullapool. It’s a document all about discovering your individual place on this planet, and the broad open highland panorama and sense of house and vacancy offered a lot of the inspiration and context for this assortment of songs that went on to turn into the bands most well-known.

“To have fun the twentieth anniversary of ‘The Distant Half’, we’re delighted to be travelling north to play a present (nearly) the place all of the songs initially got here to life.”

In the meantime, final November the group had been joined former bassist Bob Fairfoull at a London gig to mark the band’s twenty fifth anniversary.

The Scottish indie veterans had initially supposed to tour to mark their 25 years collectively in 2020 however had been compelled to postpone as a consequence of COVID. To have fun lastly arriving within the capital, the band carried out a career-spanning set at Brixton Electrical with songs from their 1998 first launch ‘Captain’ as much as their newest album ‘Interview Music’.

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Rod Jones and Roddy Woomble of Idlewild. (Photograph by Andrew Benge/Redferns)

Idelwild additionally just lately launched a guide written by frontman Roddy Woomble known as In The Starting There Have been Solutions – 25 years of Idlewild. 

“The 225 web page guide charts the story of the band from its formation within the autumn of 1995 in Edinburgh, by the early years of native gigs, onto recording and touring albums corresponding to ‘100 Damaged Home windows’ and ‘The Distant Half’,” the band has mentioned of the guide.

It additionally encompasses a foreword by creator Benjamin Myers.

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