Dry The River announce details of new album ‘Alarms In The Heart’ – hear first track now

Band will embark on UK headline tour in October

Dry The River have announced details of new album ‘Alarms In The Heart’.

The band will release the album through Transgressive Records on August 25. It is the follow up to their 2012 debut ‘Shallow Bed’. The album also features the guest vocal of The Delgados’ Emma Pollock on ‘Roman Candle’. A video for new single ‘Gethsemane’ can be viewed at the top of this page.

The album is produced by Charlie Hugall (Florence and The Machine, Ed Sheeran), Paul Savage (Mogwai, Franz Ferdinand) and Peter Miles (We Are The Ocean, Futures, The King Blues) and has arrangements and strings from Valgeir Sigurðsson (Sigur Rós, Björk).


The tracklist for ‘Alarms In The Heart’ is as follows:

‘Alarms in the Heart’
‘Hidden Hand’
‘Roman Candle’
‘Med School’
‘It Was Love That Laid Us Low’
‘Everlasting Light’
‘Hope Diamond’

Dry The River will also embark on a headline tour in the UK this October following festival sets at Camden Crawl, Glastonbury and Reading and Leeds Festival.

Dry The River will play:

Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms (October 2)
Cambridge, Junction (3)
Manchester, Academy 2 (4)
York, Fibbers (5)
Hull, Welly (7)
Glasgow, Oran Mor (8)
Newcastle, Northumbria University (9)
Birmingham, Institute (10)
Oxford, Academy (11)
Cardiff, Globe (14)
Leeds, Cockpit (15)
London, Forum (16)

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