New EVI VINE album and single on its way ! Previous support from UNCUT / DROWNED IN SOUND / SUNDAY TIMES
Excellent…absorbing, haunting and sensual…welcome to the darkside of the blues.” (Sunday Times)
“A voice that will break your heart… stunning.” (Secret Garden Festival)
“one of my favourite albums of 2011 “ Simon Raymonde (Bella Union)
‘and so the morning comes is one of 2011’s underground gems’ Dom Gourlay (Drowned In Sound)
“Excellent….” Robert Smith (The Cure)
“magical soundscapes and gorgeous voice” Lou Rhodes (Lamb)
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new EVI VINE album ‘GIVE YOUR HEART TO THE HAWKS’ is on its way ! Contact vision for details. @evivine #hawks #evivine http://t.co/xWAo95QiRl
My Hands Are Tied:
Beautiful, sparse and deeply intimate,GIVE YOUR HEART TO THE HAWKS‘ is the second full-length album by Evi Vine. Co- produced with Richard Formby (Mogwai, Wild Beasts) & mixed by the legendary Phil Brown (Beth Gibbons, John Martyn, Talk Talk). The first album “..and so the morning comes” recorded entirely at home & self released, received a great deal of critical acclaim as can be seen from the above quotes, and featuring on BBC6, BBC Introducing & Amazing Radio.
Evi Vine writes beautiful and painful songs. inspired by a deep connection and love of the natural world, This record is an exploration of deep, dark suffering and intense compassion awakening. Together with Steven Hill they create a unique and uncompromising atmosphere, the effect is reverential, physical music that evokes a rare experience…
Hiding out in the woodlands of greater Berlin they found a home with Robinson Jeffers, Henry David Thoreau &The Dark Mountain Manifesto. The duo explore the dark elemental nature of the human heart, environmental & post-apocalyptic themes
Featured on the album – renowned percussionist Martyn Barker (Goldfrapp/Shriekback), Tom Moth (Florence and the Machine) Tatia Starkey (My Vitriol/Lola Colt), Peter Yates (Fields of the Nephilim), Billy Cote (Madder Rose).
The first AA single from the album will be ‘Porcelain / ‘My Hands Are Tied‘, and will be released in November 2014. My Hands Are Tied did get a very limited release earlier in the year and became the soundtrack to the Dark Mountain Projects book release as featured in the New York Times, and coincided with a sold out show at Cecil Sharp House. The video twice featured on the iconic Arte7 channel TRACKS , was play listed on MTV Europe, and shortlisted for the Berlin Film Festival 2014.
Recently returning from a 2nd tour of Germany this year the band secured a number of guest support shows including Phillip Boa & The Voodoo Club, Andrea Schroeder and The Chameleons, the band will be announcing UK dates for February 2015 to coincide with the album release.