Bill Ryder-Jones take charge of five-a-side football team in ‘Wild Roses’ video – watch

Track is taken from former Coral member's latest album 'West Kirby County Primary'

Bill Ryder-Jones has revealed the video for new single ‘Wild Roses’ and a host of UK tour dates.

The video was filmed by James Slater and sees Ryder-Jones captaining a five-a-side football team made up of his live band as they play against a team of local Evertonian heroes.

‘Wild Roses’ is taken from ‘West Kirby County Primary’, Ryder-Jones’ third solo album. The album was released in November via Domino and includes the previously-released single ‘Two To Birkenhead’.


In addition to the video, it has also been confirmed that Ryder-Jones will tour in February and March next year. The tour begins in York at The Crescent on February 17 and continues until March 11 with a gig at Cardiff’s Moon Club. He will also support Mumford and Sons on tour in Europe through May. Tickets for all dates are on sale now.

Ryder-Jones will play:

York, Crescent (February 17)
Hebden Bridge, Trades Club (February 19)
Scunthorpe, Cafe Indie (February 20)
Preston, The Ferret (February 25)
Hull, Adelphi (February 27)
Leeds, Belgrave Music Hall (March 1)
Brighton, The Green Door Store (March 2)
London, Scala (March 3)
Manchester, Deaf Institute (March 4)
Birmingham, Sunflower Lounge (March 5)
Glasgow, Stereo (March 8)
Liverpool, Arts Club (March 10)
Cardiff, Moon Club (March 11)