Buoyed by the success of their debut EP Rose & Briar in 2015, and continuing support from respected musicians like Lisa Hannigan, Roy Harper and Glen Hansard; brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn, who form Ye Vagabonds, are set to release their highly anticipated debut album on Friday 13th October 2017, on their own label: Inglenook Records.
Expect harmony rich folk music, influenced by Irish traditional music, Appalachian singing, and the 1960’s folk revival. Ye Vagabonds’ album is comprised of ten mellow tracks weaved with thoughtful lyrics, thickly layered with strings and droning harmonium.
The album was recorded by Nick Rayner between The Meadow recording studios in Wicklow, and Rayner’s studio in West Cork.
The first single from the album ‘Song Long Forgotten’, with an accompanying video from filmmaker Myles O’Reilly and artist Conor Campbell, is out now. With the second single, “Half Blind” due to be released today
The official album launch will take place over three nights in Dublin and Carlow. The Dublin launch will be celebrated in the back room of The Cobblestone, Smithfield, Dublin, on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th October (both nights are sold out). There will also be a special free lunchtime show instore at Marrowbone Books in the Coombe, Dublin, at 3 pm on Friday 13th.
A homecoming album launch will take place at the Pembroke Club D’Art in Carlow, on Saturday 14th October, with a following tour to be announced.
Artist’s website: http://www.yevagabonds.com/
‘Song Long Forgotten’ – official video: