July 11, 2000 9:00

FINLEY GETS SPIRITUAL Finley Quaye Tickets

[b]nme.com[/b] is first with the news on the [b]Brit Award[/b]-winning star's follow-up to 97's [b]'Maverick A Strike'[/b]...

FINLEY GETS SPIRITUAL
Finley Quaye makes his long-awaited return with a rock-influenced single Spiritualized, released on September 18 through EPIC RECORDS, nme.com can reveal.

The song is taken from his second album 'Vanguard', which is slated for release on October 2. The follow-up to his 1997 debut 'Maverick A Strike' album has been recorded in North London with his regular band.

Speaking to NME, Finley said: "I wrote 'Spiritulaized' when I was going through a time when I was having my second child during a really intense and busy part of my life. It kind of reflects how I was feeling at the time. I wanted to adopt different ways to deal with different situations. "You have to be quite adaptable and graceful sometimes and sometimes you have to be hard. It's been quite a crazy period dealing with business and family life."

While 'Spiritualized' is a fast-paced rock track, a spokesperson for Finley told NME: "The rest of the album is not such a departure - there's a mixture of typically Finley tracks. He's used a lot of traditional instruments like timpani drums and African drums."

Finley will be taking the road in October and November to promote the new record, which includes new tracks 'Broadcast' and 'When I Burn Off Into The Distance'.

Read More On This Artist

Finley Quaye Tickets
Date/Time Venue Seetickets Viagogo


Buy Finley Quaye Tickets

Buy Finley Quaye Tickets

back to top

More News
Karen O: 'The girl group sound shaped my melodic sensibility'
ZZ Top cancel tour due to bass player's tourbus accident
Zola Jesus takes to the forest in 'Dangerous Days' video - watch
Skrillex, Diplo and Kiesza share live version of 'Take U There' - listen
Suede to release 20th anniversary 'Dog Man Star' boxset
Young Jeezy pleads not guilty to possessing illegal assault weapon
The Black Keys' Patrick Carney records theme tune to animated horse comedy starring Aaron Paul
The Weeknd reveals slow-mo video for 'King Of The Fall' – watch
Circa Waves announce new single 'So Long' – listen
Woman killed in bus crash at Burning Man festival
Aphex Twin announces international listening parties for new album 'Syro'
Miley Cyrus' homeless VMA guest hands himself in to police
Flying Lotus contemplating Kasabian's offer for collaboration: 'I've never heard...
Bristol Fleece management deny claims they're encouraging a boycott of Fat White Family
James Murphy to turn data from US Open tennis tournament into 400 hours of new music
David Lynch reveals he turned down directing video for Kanye West due to lack of ideas
Robert Plant criticises Spotify sound quality
Beyoncé's dad says Jay Z and Solange fight was staged to boost sales
New trailer released for 'Led Zeppelin IV' features rare version of 'Black Dog'
Jake Bugg says next album could take five months – or five years
American album sales hit lowest weekly total since records began
John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman: 'I am sorry for being such an idiot'

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Date/Time Venue Town/City Seetickets Viagogo
24 Jan 2015 Jazz Cafe London

Buy Finley Quaye Tickets

Buy Finley Quaye Tickets

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today