William the Conqueror “Tend to the Thorns” – Listen

Indie-rock trio William The Conqueror have released their single ‘Tend To The Thorns’ – lead track from their debut album ‘Proud Disturber Of The Peace’ due to be released via our friends at Loose on August 4th. Hailing from the North coast of Cornwall, they draw influences from bands and artists as diverse as The Kings Of Leon, The Doors and Ryan Adams, with Mark Guarino from The Guardian describing them as “stomping country rock veering into stoner grunge”. Here’s that song, along with the album tracklist and forthcoming tour dates.

‘Proud Disturber Of The Peace’ track list:
1. In My Dreams
2. Tend To The Thorns
3. Did You Wrong
4. Pedestals
5. Sunny Is The Style
6. The Many Faces Of A Good Truth
7. Proud Disturber Of The Peace
8. Cold Ontario
9. Mind Keeps Changing
10. Manawatu

William The Conqueror Tour Dates:
JUNE 14 – LONDON Source @ Lock Tavern
JUNE 16 – JOY FESTIVAL (GROOMBRIDGE)
JUNE 30 – ST KEW St James Church
JULY 08 – ST AGNES Exit Kernow Festival
JULY 28 – PORT ELIOT FESTIVAL
JULY 29 – BUDE Leopalooza
JULY 30 – CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL
AUG 02 – LONDON The Social
AUG 06 – BRISTOL Valley Fest
AUG 13 – NEWQUAY Boardmasters

Supporting Danny & The Champions Of The World:
SEP 12 – LEEDS Brudenell Social Club
SEP 13 – NOTTINGHAM  The Maze
SEP 14 – SHEFFIELD Plug
SEP 15 – MANCHESTER Soup Kitchen
SEP 16 – GATESHEAD Caedmon Hall
SEP 18 – BRISTOL Lantern
SEP 19 – CAMBRIDGE Junction 2
SEP 20 – LONDON Scala
SEP 21 – CARDIFF Globe
SEP 22 – OXFORD Bullingdon
SEP 23 – TUNBRIDGE WELLS Forum

Author: Mark Whitfield

Mark Whitfield is the long-suffering editor of Americana UK, conceiving the idea in a dark room in 2001, although he ran out of words to personally review anything in about 2007.

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