We have a song premiere today from young Cornish five-piece Flats & Sharps who have also just announced their new album ‘King Of My Mind’, out February 12th 2016 via Move Your Hands. Listen to the lead track below ‘My Life‘ which is also our Song of the Day.
Far from the archetypal bluegrass band, the five-piece’s new album, which consists of 11 originals and 3 covers, is an accomplished collection of genre-busting tracks.
Recorded in the wonderfully isolated Deep Litter Studio at Start Point, South Devon in August 2015, ‘King Of My Mind’ was the culmination of five years spent honing their performance and songwriting skills. This came to fruition in the recording process where, alongside award-winning producer David McEwan (Plan B), the album took just five days to complete.
“The album is an exploration of escapism, love, death and honesty” say the band. “It is a result of experiences collected through youth, maturity, folly and wisdom.”
Opening with the explosive ‘My Life’, sing-a-long ballad ‘Boat’ and the infectious ‘Smile’, the band’s intentions are made clear from the offset. Lead track ‘My Life’ is available to stream now ahead of the release HERE
‘King Of Mind’ is the next chapter in the band’s burgeoning live story. With a UK tour lined up for 2016, Flats & Sharps will be playing their infectious tunes to some of the country’s finest venues.
‘King Of My Mind’ Tracklisting:
1. My Life
3. I Smile (feat. emaé)
4. Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
5. Ninety-Nine Years And One Dark Day
7. It’s OK My Love
8. Caleb Meyer
9. Tieran Kerry
11. Got You On My Mind
13. Darkest Shade Of Light
14. King Of My Mind
Formats: CD / Limited Edition LP / Digital
Flats & Sharps are: Kirk Bowman (Songwriter/Banjo), Mikey Ponsford (Songwriter/Mandolin), Josh Warner (Acoustic Guitar) and Liam Fitzharris (Double Bass), Danny Hart (Fiddle)
Visit their website here: www.flatsandsharps.co.uk
Photo Credit: Samye Hatfield