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
"Charlie Fink brings it all into focus on Noah and the Whales lovelorn new album.... the title track beings with a blur of dilated strings and the words, "It's the first day of spring/and my life is starting over again"
Check out this great review by Laura Barton in the… Continue
Directed by vocalist and songwriter Charlie Fink, the film 'The First Days of Spring' will feature the album of the same name as the songs soundtrack. The film will be released in a selection of cinemas across the UK on August 31.
Film screenings featuring a Q&A session with Charlie Fink can be seen at:
Watershed, Bristol - August 30 (8.00pm)
Cornerhouse, Manchester - 31 (8.25pm)
Film Theatre, Glasgow – September 1 (8.30pm)
Showroom, Sheffield – 2… Continue
NOAH AND THE WHALE are back with their new album FIRST DAYS OF SPRING – out on October 6th (Cherrytree/Interscope)
The First Days of Spring is the follow-up to the London-based quartet’s Gold-selling 2008 debut, Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down. Uniquely, the record comes accompanied by a film, directed by the band’s Charlie Fink, which runs the length of the album. The film has an ensemble cast that stars model Daisy Lowe. Check out the trailer featuring “Blue Skies”… Continue
Right. On to the review. This is an album about a breakup, very openly and obviously. Laura Marling, ex-member of Noah and the Whale has split from singer Charlie Fink and the result, is this. Considering the youth of the pair, you would be forgiven for expecting a cliché ridden revenge album. This is most definitely not the case.
The album opens with the 7 minute long, epic title track and sets the tone wonderfully. The… Continue
The amazing new album from Noah and the Whale titled 'First Days Of Spring' will be released in the US on October 6th. The album will be supported by first single 'Blue Skies' and will be available from September 1st.
Look out for more Noah and the Whale news coming shortly as the band will be… 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
“I do see the film and the album as being together, as a unified thing,” says Noah and the Whale’s chief songwriter and singer Charlie Fink about the band’s new record and accompanying film, The First Days of Spring. “But the album very much came first – it has its own internal narrative.”
As with their debut, last year’s Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down, the Londoners’ second release follows a structure. There are songs here – Blue Skies, Our Window,… Continue