Australians, Brooke Russell and The Mean Reds, have just released their latest single – as well as a video to go with it. The song, called Never's Gonna Take Too Long, will be on the band's next album – which will be the follow up to their debut record, Poor Virginia, which came out in 2013. This is the video for the new song:
Another new single that's just been released is Wounded, by English band, Hunter & The Bear. The new track – which will also be on the band's forthcoming album which is due for release later this year – is their second new song of the year. They released Like A Runaway last month. Last year, they released an EP, Before I Come Home, and they have been out touring to support it, and performing these new songs, since the start of 2015. This is the video of the band performing an acoustic version of the new single:
Another English band, The Last Spectacular, have a launched a crowd-funding campaign to help them release their sophomore record. Their eponymous debut came out in 2011 – and the band have just made it available via Noisetrade.com – and they will be releasing the follow up in the near future. It will be a ten track album, called A Hard Place To Fall. The five-piece band are offering various rewards if you pre-order the record via Pledge Music – and you can find the details here.
Several international Americana artists are either just about to embark upon, or have just announced forthcoming, US tours.
Brock Zeman, from Onatario, Canada, will be heading to Vermont next week to start a 14 state tour in support of his new album, Pulling Your Sword Out Of The Devil's Back, which is released on Busted Flat Records today (April 14th). You can find all the details of Brock's tour – which starts on April 23rd and concludes on May 17th – here. This is Brock's retro video for one of the new songs on his new album:
Australian, Lachlan Bryan, whose most recent album Black Coffee was named alt.country Album Of The Year at last year's Australian Country Music Awards, will be arriving in America this week to undertake an acoustic tour which will see him perform in six states between April 16th and May 3rd. The tour starts in Norman, Oklahoma and concludes in New Orleans, LA – and you can find all the ticket and venue details here. This is the video for the title track from Black Coffee:
And finally, Canadian band, The Bros. Landreth, have just announced their biggest US tour to date. The four-piece band (two or whom are brothers) will begin a 20 date tour in Charlotte, NC on April 30th. They will then visit another 14 states, supporting their debut album, Let It Lie, which won this year's Juno Award for Traditional and Roots Album of the Year by a Group. You can find all the details of the band's tour here – and this is the video for the album's title track:
Music by artists featured on this page can be heard on The International Americana Music Show.