REDWOOD ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM ‘BESIDE A SHALLOW SUN’
SET FOR RELEASE NOVEMBER 6TH 2020
REVEAL NEW TRACK ‘ATE MY WEIGHT

REDWOOD announce their debut full-length album ‘BESIDE A SHALLOW SUN’, set for release November 6th 2020 with their lavish new single ATE MY WEIGHT. Limited edition vinyl bundles are available for pre-ordered directly through the band’s store HERE.

‘BESIDE A SHALLOW SUN’ sees Redwood blurring the lines of genre and creating an ornate and ethereal indie-pop, shoe-gaze soundscape with both depth and heart. Working with long-time collaborator Hamish Dickinson at Phoenix Sound, Nottingham, Redwood’s twelve-track debut is expertly woven together by tales of nostalgia, existentialism and the romanticisation of time passing by.

“Lyrically the songs on Beside A Shallow Sun hold many different meanings for me. While writing, I would just sit down and sing what came to mind in that moment. I feel like that’s the most natural process for me when recording vocals. I would often write about things that I hadn’t realised I was feeling until the process began, hiding meaning in metaphors. This record has a very nostalgic throughline where I question myself about the relationships I have formed in my life and how those experiences played out. Being a textbook over-thinker, it’ was therapeutic for me to sing about the things that I had been stressing over and be able to listen back to it in the context of a song.” – Alex Birchall

Their latest single ‘ATE MY WEIGHT’ perfectly showcases the band’s ability to pivot from angular math-rock to soaring, anthemic indie, while still retaining authenticity and a clear sense of identity.

CHECK OUT ‘ATE MY WEIGHT’

Redwood are a five-piece alternative rock band from Hertfordshire, UK. Drawing influence from a range of genres from emo to post-rock, they combine delicate melodies and thought-provoking lyrics with intricate, shimmering guitars and powerful choruses with explosive dynamics. Since releasing their debut EP Blood Moon (2016) the band has released standalone single ‘Night Garden/Aster’ (2017) and appeared on stage with the likes of From Indian Lakes, Totorro, Fish Tank, Ducking Punches, Sam Duckworth (Recreations) and Yearbook to name but a few. They have been championed on Kerrang! Radio by Alex Baker and received critical acclaim from some of the best known and respected alternative music publications including UPSET, DORK, Punktastic and many more. Their follow up EP “Lay Your Love Down” (Failure By Design Records) only served to further cement their stamp on the UK alt-rock scene. With an ever-growing fan base and a renowned live show, Redwood are one of the most exciting young bands the UK has to offer.

REDWOOD
Alex Birchall – Guitar, Lead Vocal / Jamie Richards – Lead Guitar & Sound Design / Conor Bond – Bass, Backing Vocals / Toby Fassioms – Drums / Edan Brown – Guitar

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