Ward Thomas have today released their new single, ‘One More Goodbye’, from their Top 10 album, ‘Restless Minds’. The single is out on WTW Music/Sony Music. The duo have just finished a 14 date UK headline tour, but there’s no time to as they’re off to Australia to support David Gray next week on his tour, as well as a slot at Bluesfest, Byron Bay. Straight after this the twin sisters will be supporting Jack Savoretti on his European tour, commencing May 1. Ward Thomas will also be performing at this year’s Isle Of Wight Festival, on June 16.
What does punk mean these days? Surely the very nature of the genre means it’s unrestricted by any one interpretation. Nothing More, from San Antonio, Texas, certaily challenge the classification of the term – they could be described as any or all of rock, progressive, alternative – their music is clearly pop-punk influenced, while they lean towards rock one way and alternative in the other. Surely that’s got to make them punk?
It was a sold out show at London’s Omeara, a club built under the arches of London Bridge railway station. Owned by Ben Lovett, of Mumford & Sons, it opened in late 2016 and has swiftly become a popular venue for alternative artists. You don’t get much more alternative than Nahko and Trevor Hall – the latter on his first visit to London – but we knew what to expect and got all of it and then some.
With their first UK number 1 album now under their belts, The Vamps are taking their style to a different level with their brand-new single, ‘Personal’. Teaming up with Maggie Lindemann, a rising star in her native USA, The Vamps have made a cool, cutting edge track, with additional production by DJ producer, Digital Farm Animals. ‘Personal’ will be out on 13 October on all digital platforms.