Some beautiful new music to check out this weekend. Highly recommended. Cloud Boat release their first song, “Carmine,” taken from the highly anticipated follow-up album to their critically acclaimed debut Book Of Hours, released in 2013 on Apollo Records. Clash, This Is Fake DIY and The 405 hailed Book Of Hours as one of the best albums of the year. Cloud Boat will announce the details of their second album soon, which will be released this Summer on Apollo Records. “Carmine” was premiered today via Dummy and is available to download for free at www.cloudboat.co.uk until March 24, when it will be available to buy via iTunes. “Carmine” is a delicate and inspiring song, delivered with profound simplicity. This stunning track from Cloud Boat’s Sam Ricketts and Tom Clarke marks a bold move forward from Book of Hours, pairing their trademark sound with a new confidence in song writing that places this London band as one of the most exciting and talented artists in the UK. “Carmine” is a journey through the mind of a childhood companion. The image of him is so old and faded that we believe he may be a figment of our imagination, but he now exists more completely as a friend and as a memory in this song.” (Tom and Sam) Cloud Boat have just returned from a packed out European tour and series of successful shows at SXSW. They play the following UK dates with more to follow: March 25 London, Chats Palace http://bit.ly/1ca0KKc March 26 Brighton, The Hope http://bit.ly/1fhjXbz April 02 Liverpool, Shipping Forecast http://bit.ly/LPmUXo April 03 Manchester, The Castle http://bit.ly/1irRPoT CLOUD BOAT LINKS: Website – http://cloudboat.co.uk/ Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cloudboat Twitter – https://twitter.com/cloud_boat Soundcloud – https://soundcloud.com/cloud-boat/ Youtube – http://www.youtube.com/user/cloudboatmusic Label – http://www.randsrecords.com/cloud-boat Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.