We leave you this weekend dear reader with news that following his short run of dates in December, Luke Sital-Singh has announced a more extensive UK Tour in support of his upcoming new album, ‘A Golden State’, which is out April 5th on Raygun Records via The Orchard.
Luke, who recently relocated from Bristol to LA, says: “I’ve been living in Los Angeles for two weeks so far and I’m already feeling worryingly upbeat. So I’m very excited to be coming home for this tour and launching this new album the right way. It could be my last visit for a while so I plan to make it a memorable one.”
Luke’s new single is called ‘Los Angeles’ (he’s jumping in head first) and it’s a song as warm and hazy as an LA morning. Writing it helped in his decision to move to the city with his wife, illustrator Hannah Cousins. “Hannah’s wanted to move to LA for years but I’m not much of an adventurer, I’m a worrier and a pessimist,” he says. “But I do need something new. And writing the song crystallized my enthusiasm for moving there. It’s probably the most honest and open song on the album.”
The song’s video contrasts Los Angeles and Weston-super-Mare which has probably never been done before, and was directed Chris ‘MUG5’ Maguire. “I had a choice to keep Weston-super-Mare as my local beach or change it to Malibu, California,” says Luke. “Tricky one…! They could have flown me to LA for the video shoot, but I’m not Duran Duran. So I got the train to Weston and filmed my bits there.” You can see the video below. Here are those dates, tickets are on sale now. Oh and we’ll cover the album before it’s released. Have a good one!
Luke Sital-Singh UK Tour, 2019
Sat 6 Apr – Southampton Heartbreakers
Sun 7 Apr – Cardiff The Moon
Mon 8 Apr – London Earth
Tues 9 Apr – Manchester Deaf Institute
Thurs 11 Apr – Glasgow Poetry Club
Fri 12 Apr – Aberdeen Tunnels
Sat 13 Apr – Edinburgh The Caves
Sun 14 Apr – Newcastle Cluny 2
Mon 15 Apr – Cambridge Portland Arms
Wed 17 Apr – Nottingham Bodega