I watch very little television but just recently my attention was drawn to a BBC2 documentary called ‘A Band For Britain’. The programme follows Sue Perkins as she attempts to breathe new life into the Dinnington Colliery Brass Band. It was quite simply one of the funniest, most moving and most affecting things I have ever seen.
I have two reasons to be particularly vulnerable to a programme like this. Firstly because on my mother’s side of my family, my great grandfather was a coal… Continue
We have some new European tour dates posted on our myspace. Take a look see if it's in a town near you.
are going extremely well in the studio, we've got seven tracks written and nearly demoed now and we're starting to wind up for the Roundhouse show in March. However despite this great mass of activities our bass player Urby Whale seems to have found his way back onto the silver screen.
A film named ‘The Scouting Book For Boys’ is released on March 19th. This is exciting for many reasons. Not only because it is an absolute corker of a film and stars, among many other great performances, the unstoppable Thomas Turgoose. It also features six Noah and the Whale songs on the soundtrack. The tracks are mostly from the first record and one b-side. Here is a trailer;
More information can be found on the film… Continue
Just a reminder to all Cherrytree Rec'ers in the NY area, this Sunday there will be a very special screening of the Noah and the Whale film "The First Days Of Spring." Head on down to Piano's bar for the screening (free entry but space is limited) which is hosted by John Norris and will feature a special Q&A following the screening. Click the banner below for a bigger version with more details!…
Head down to Space 15 Twenty in LA tonight to the screening of the Noah and the Whale film 'The First Days of Spring' featuring a live Q&A session with Charlie at the end of the film. For those that turn up, you could get lucky and win a pair of tickets to Noah and the Whale's show at The Roxy on Tuesday night! All details below:…
Paste Magazine are featuring Noah and the Whale as this weeks 'Band of the Week' on their website.
"The First Days of Spring—is not just an introduction to the album, the band's most ambitious work yet. It's the sound of Fink moving on with his life, with the emotional weight of a full orchestra pushing him forward. "It's the first day of spring," he sings, "and my life is starting over again.""
FIRST DAYS OF SPRING OUT TODAY NOAH AND THE WHALE ANNOUCE THREE MERCURY LOUNGE SHOWS IN NYC
Noah and the Whale announce two Q&A screenings with Charlie Fink on each U.S coast
New York, NY – Noah and the Whale The First Days of Spring is out today in the US on Cherrytree/Interscope. In conjunction with the US release, the band announce a three night Mercury Lounge residency in NYC the first week of November – the 2nd, 3rd and 4th as well as two… Continue
Check out these great articles currently in the UK press. With articles in publications ranging from Time Out, the London Lite to the Daily Mirror and covering a range of topics from the bands new album and their tour dates, to their recent disappointment when all their equipment was stolen from a Manchester show. Check it out below and click the images for a larger version.…
Two very special screenings of the Noah and the Whale film "First Days of Spring" have now been confirmed, these screenings will take place in New York and LA and will will feature a live Q&A session with Charlie at the end of the film. The First Days of Spring is a film and album by Noah and the Whale and is the directorial film debut for Charlie Fink. The film screening details can be seen below:…
The brand new Noah and the Whale album is coming at you on October 6th, and soon after a tour of the US! Check out the dates of the tour below! Their album 'The First Days of Spring' is available for pre-order from InSound.
Don't forget, their new single 'Blue Skies' is out on iTunes already, click… Continue
"The six minute plus title track sets the unhurried pace, with spiraling, blockbusting indie-folk that's big on the cinematics; handy, seeing as, like Tommy and Ziggy, there is also a film to accompany the whole record."
Check out the full awesome review over on the… Continue
Doug has taken to Whalemail to discuss the brand new single 'Blue Skies' and his upcoming hiatus from Noah and the Whale in order to put to use his recently obtained medical degree.
"I will miss many things, too many to itemise in even a farewell Whalemail. But I do want to say that I am exceptionally proud of my brother and his achievements, and of the things we have achieved together. And I am confident that this is really just the beginning of the band realising its potential,…Continue
Noah and the Whale have posted a 'recording of' webisode over on their website, check it out on now noahandthewhale.com - check back often as we'll update you to as and when new webisodes are posted.
You can also find the trailer to the film accompanying the album, also titled 'First Days Of Spring' over on their official website along with dates and venues/festivals where the film is being screened. Some of the dates… Continue