June 18, 2012 20:16
Richard Hawley unveils video for new single 'Down In The Woods' – watch
The psychedelic track is the second to be taken from his Top Three LP 'Standing At The Sky's Edge'
The heavy, psychedelic single is the second to be taken from his latest album, following 'Leave Your Body Behind You'. The album, 'Standing At The Sky's Edge', is Hawley's seventh solo LP and it debuted at Number Three in the Official UK Album Chart last month, his highest ever chart placing.
Richard Hawley recently said that his only ambition in his music career was to "avoid flipping burgers". He told Shortlist magazine that he was happy to live in a separate "bubble" away from the mainstream. Asked about his chart success, he replied: "Well, the chart thing is fucking mental so I presume people are digging what I do. But I can't really feel anything else yet. I live in a bubble anyway and that's for a good reason. It keeps you real and keeps you sane."
Hawley, who also said he'd "never, ever been interested in fashion or being fashionable", added: "I would have been content just playing the music I loved in clubs and pubs. My only real ambition was to avoid flipping burgers or ending up in the steelworks."
Hawley is set to embark on an extensive UK tour later this year.
Richard Hawley will play:
Holmfirth Picture House (September 16)
Norwich UEA (17)
Portsmouth Pyramids Centre (18)
Brighton Dome (19)
Bath Pavilion (21)
Birmingham HMV Institute (22)
Sheffield City Hall (23)
O2 Academy Leeds (25)
Manchester Academy (26)
O2 Academy Newcastle (27)
Glasgow Barrowlands (28)
Lincoln Engine Shed (30)
Derby Assembly Rooms (October 1)
O2 Academy Brixton (3)
To check the availability of Richard Hawley tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.
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