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The Wedding Present ready new album ‘Going, Going…’ (listen to two songs)


The Wedding Present will release their ninth album, titled Going, Going… on September 2 through the band’s own Scopitones label. It marks a bit of a departure for the long-running group, as frontman David Gedge explains:

I’d already decided by then that I didn’t want to make the next release just ‘another album’ and so I came up with the idea of twenty ‘interconnected’ pieces of music. Then, in the summer of 2014 I travelled across the USA with photographer Jessica McMillan and we made some atmospheric short films to accompany the tracks. Since then it’s been a case of progressing through the music, trying all sorts of ideas, seeing how they work set against the visuals.

The album opens with four orchestral instrumentals, definitely a first for TWP, like the piano-forward “Sprague” which you can listen to below. You can also check out a more typically guitar-oriented track, “Bear,” below as well.

You can pre-order Going, Going… which comes with a DVD of all the accompanying films. The band are also doing a short UK “Going, Going” audio-visual tour where they’ll play their forthcoming album in its entirety in front of films. They’re got a regular tour scheduled as well, though no North American dates as of yet. All are listed below.

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The Wedding Present – Going Going tracklist:

1. Kittery
2. Greenland
3. Marblehead
4. Sprague
5. Two Bridges
6. Little Silver
7. Bear
8. Secretary
9. Birdsnest
10. Kill Devil Hills
11. Bells
12. Fifty-Six
13. Fordland
14. Emporia
15. Broken Bow
16. Lead
17. Ten Sleep
18. Wales
19. Rachel
20. Santa Monica


07/09 : Cardiff – TramShed
09/09 : Gateshead – Sage
10/09 : Glasgow – School Of Art
11/09 : Salford – Lowry
12/09 : Stowmarket – John Peel Centre


20/11 : Colchester, UK – Arts Centre
21/11 : Chatham, UK – Britannia Theatre
22/11 : Portsmouth, UK – Wedgwood Rooms
23/11 : Exeter, UK – Cavern Club
24/11 : Bristol, UK – Fleece
26/11 : Belfast, UK – Limelight
30/11 : Aberdeen, UK – Tunnels
01/12 : Edinburgh, UK – La Belle Angele
02/12 : Sunderland, UK – The Point
03/12 : Kendal, UK – Brewery Arts Centre
04/12 : Holmfirth, UK – Picturedrome
06/12 : Liverpool, UK – Arts Club
07/12 : Derby, UK – The Venue
08/12 : Oxford, UK – O2 Academy
09/12 : Lowestoft, UK – Aquarium
10/12 : London, UK – O2 Academy Islington

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