The alter-ego of former Silverfish frontwoman Lesley Rankine springs back into action with a new single and album...

RUBY – the brainchild of former SILVERFISH frontwoman LESLEY RANKINE – is back after a four-year hiatus with a new single and album set for release in the spring.

The single, ‘Grace’, is released on March 26 through Witchita Recordings and features remixes by Christian Vogel, Mekon, Mira Calix and SchneiderTM. Fans can also download vocals of album tracks and remix them, and upload their own versions at her website,

[url=]www.rubymusic.co.uk.

The best will be released as a download-only single, with unique artwork, on March 26.

The album, ‘Short Staffed At The Gene Pool’, will follow on April 23, and a handful of live dates are expected before its release.

Tracklisting is:

‘Beefheart’

‘Queen of Denial’

‘Lillypad’

Waterside

‘Lamplight’

‘Roses’

‘Grace’

‘Fly’

‘Cargo’

‘Sweet Is’

‘Fuse Again’

Additionally, a remix album with contributions from Max Tundra, Dot Allison, Deckwrecka, Her Space Holiday, Bench and Mekon among others will follow in July.