Touring as special guests on Hozier’s UK tour which starts in January next year, Irish trio Wyvern Lingo are set to release their debut UK EP to coincide with the dates.
Made up of Karen Cowley (vocals, keyboards, synth bass), Caoimhe Barry, vocals and drums, and Saoirse Duane – also singing, as well as playing guitar, Wyvern Lingo toured with Hozier in May this year. Karen and Caoimhe were early members of his touring band, with Karen featuring in a duet, ‘In A Week’, on Hozier’s multi-platinum eponymous debut album.
The trio have been recording with Sierra Leonean R&B producer, Patrice Bart-Williams, known for working with Selah Sue, Keziah Jones, and Cody ChestnuTT. Their debut UK EP has been mixed in Paris by Philippe Weiss, and will be released on February 12.
Wyvern Lingo will be touring with Hozier on the following dates, and headline their own show at London’s Lexington on 3 February:
8th January Edinburgh, Usher Hall
9th January Manchester Apollo
11th January Sheffield 02 Academy
12th January Liverpool Empire
29th, 30th & 31st January London Brixton Academy
2nd February Birmingham 02 Academy
3rd February The Lexington London *(Wyvern Lingo headliner)
4th February Portsmouth Guildhall
5th February Cardiff St Davids Hall
6th February Manchester Apollo