3 May 2012

Southern free download of Where The Wild Are out May 21st


Southern free download of Where The Wild Are out May 21st

‘Southern make me feel as though they’re singing just to me, providing the soundtrack to my day as if they wrote these songs just for me to hear. It shouldn’t be long before the world is feeling just like this. Bringing ethereal pop soulful pop to the mainstream”
BBC Radio 1 Introducing

‘Southern are the single most promising songwriters in Ireland today’
Gerry Anderson, BBC Radio Ulster

Southern are brother and sister Thom Southern and Lucy Southern, hailing from Belfast, they release their new single ‘Where the Wild Are’ on Monday 21st May.

Recorded at Liverpool’s infamous Parr Street Studios over three days in February, ‘Where the Wild Are’, is the culmination of tours and stints playing in bars and cafes in their native Belfast, to The Bluebird CafĂ© in Nashville, Chez Justine in Paris and demoing material at Berkley Street Studios, Santa Monica, LA. Honing their craft from years spent writing, recording and engineering their own material in both their bedroom back in Belfast and on the road.

Having supported bands as diverse as Peter Doherty, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Francois & the Atlas Mountain and Willy Mason, Southern sold out the 900 capacity Mandella Hall for their 2010 EP launch. Now returning with a fresh batch of recordings Southern will be touring extensively throughout the summer of 2012 and releasing further material.

‘Where The Wild Are’ has already received airplay at Q Radio, Amazing Radio and selected BBC Introducing shows nationwide.

Southern will play an intimate single launch show for the single release at The Slaughtered Lamb, London, Monday May 21st.

Monday 21st May – The Slaughtered Lamb, London (single launch)
Saturday 2nd June – The Spice of Life, London
Wednesday 6th June – The Strongroom, London
Thursday 21st June – The Old Queens Head, London

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