Pennyblackmusic Presents: Johny Brown (Band of Holy Joy) - With Hector Gannet and Andy Thompson @The Water Rats, London, Saturday 25, May, 2024

Headlining are Johny Brown (Band of Holy Joy) With support from Hector Gannet And Andy Thompson
Hosted at the Water Rats London , Saturday 25th May, 2024. Doors open 7:30pm. First band on at 8:00pm; Admission £15 on the door or £12 in advance from We got Tickets
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Ian M Bailey


We Live in Strange Times
Spellbinding and highly original new album from British singer-songwriter Ian M Bailey


Loves


True Love: The Most of The Loves
Overdue detailed retrospective of The Loves’ 11-year career from 2000-2011 over three dozen tracks.


Autumn 1904


Tales of Innocence
Excellent vinyl-only album from lost Edinburgh post-punk seven-piece Autumn 1904`, who have returned after an absence of forty years with this offering, which contains a John Peel Session, demos and old songs recorded for the first time.


Paul McCartney and Wings


Band on the Run
Enjoyable 50th anniversary reissue in various formats of Paul McCartney and Wings' groundbreaking LP


Smile


Wall of Eyes
Cinematic second studio album from The Smile. the new project of Radiohead's Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood


Brittany Howard


What Now
Experimental and gripping second solo album from ex-Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard


Serious Sam Barrett


A Drop of the Morning Dew
Wonderful live performance from Yorkshire’s acclaimed folk maestro Serious Sam Barrett


Last Dinner Party


Prelude to Ecstasy
Fantastical and theatrical debut album from much acclaimed London indie rock quintet The Last Dinner Party


Paloma Faith


The Glorification of Sadness
Powerful, rock-influenced break-up album from Paloma Faith, which was inspired by the collapse of her nine-year relationship


Green Day


Saviors
Accomplished and energetic latest album from San Francisco punks Green Day


Sleater-Kinney


Little Rope
Discordant and bleak but powerful eleventh album from Olympia-formed veteran alternative rock outfit Sleater-Kinney


Roberta Flack


Lost Takes
Enthralling collection from Roberta Flack which brings together the 1968 demos which made up her debut album ‘First Take’


Marika Hackman


Big Sigh
Melancholic and brooding combination of piano ballads and indie folk on latest album from multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Marika Hackman


Rod Stewart and Jools Holland


Swing Fever
Enjoyable new album from Rod Stewart and Jools Holland which celebrates the big band sounds of the 1930s and 1940s


Jennifer Lopez


This is Me...Now
First album in a decade from Jennifer Lopez released to accompany a new autobiographical film


Banter


Heroes
Excellent fourth album from acoustic folk band Banter, who pay tribute on it to their own musical heroes


Posey Hill


No Clear Place to Fall
Eclectic Americana and bluegrass on latest album from Arkansas family band Posey Hill


Reytons


Ballad of a Bystander
Powerful and anthemic guitar rock on third album from Rotherham band The Reytons


Herds


Falling Wide Awake
Epic and diverse second album from acclaimed Nottingham-based band Herds, who were previously known as The Amber Herd


Shaw's Trailer Park


Shaw's Trailer Park
Exciting debut album from neo-prog/progressive Brighton band collective Shaw’s Trailer Park


Nick Cave And Warren Ellis


Australian Carnage
Exhilarating latest album from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis recorded over three nights ar the Sydney Opera House


Richard Hawley


Now Then: The Very Best of Richard Hawley
Double CD collection from Richard Hawley spans over twenty years of the now legendary Sheffield musician and songwriter’s career, and proves a real treat for fans as well as a wonderful introduction for those only just discovering his music


Cult Figures


Between Us and Heaven
Excellent post-punk on third album from Midlands-formed band Cult Figures


Melenas


Ahora
Splashing dream-pop on third album which proves a change of direction for Spanish group Melenas


Shed Seven


A Matter of Time
Infectiously enthusiastic first album in seven years from 90’s Britpop act Shed Seven


Laura Cantrell


Just Like A Rose: The Anniversary Sessions
Enjoyable mix of recent songwriting and covers of favourite songs on seventh album from Nashville-raised singer-songwriter Laura Cantrell


Rita Braga


Illegal Planet
Fourth album from Portuguese singer Rita Braga is a strange mixture of the past and anticipations of the future. Rita Braga is a Portuguese singer and multi-instrumentalist. In these songs she has


Chris Hludzik


The Sky's The Limit
Impressive first release in three years on new EP from Pennsylvanian solo artist Chris Hludzik


Sands


The World's So Cruel
Eclectic indie rock and pop on debut album from Sands, the project of London-born multi-instrumentalist Andrew Sands


Chouk Bwa and The Ångströmers


Somanti
Haïtian big band trance frenzy on second album from Chouk Bwa and The Ångströmers


Ryan Young


Just a Second
Delayed second album from Scottish traditional musician Ryan Young us a personal triumph as well as a musical joy


Pale Blue Eyes


This House
Surprisingly upbeat synth pop on second album from Devon trio Pale Blue Eyes, which was recorded against a backdrop of personal tragedy


Kristin Hersh


Clear Pond Road
Immaculate-sounding yet melancholic latest solo album from Throwing Muses’ frontwoman Kristin Hersh


Katie Melua


Call Off The Search: 20th Anniversary Edition
Fine twentieth anniversary reissue of Katie Melua’s 2003 acclaimed debut album which includes extra tracks and demos


Cat Power


Cat Power Sings Dylan
Accomplished covers album from Cat Power, in which she recreates Bob Dylan’s famous 1966 concert at the Manchester Free Trade Hall


Kate Rusby


Light Years
Eclectic combination of traditional carols and original compositions on seventh Christmas album from folk artist Kate Rusby


Emily Ann Roberts


Can't Hide Country
Vibrant mix of traditional and modern country on debut album from promising newcomer Emily Ann Roberts


Tina Turner


Queen of Rock 'n' Roll
Irresistible, chronologically-ordered box set compilation of Tina Turner's solo work


Peter Gabriel


I/O
Excellent first album of new material in over twenty-one years from Peter Gabriel


Sundara Karma


Better Luck Next Time
Infectious yet thought-provoking indie rock on third album from Reading-based group Sundara Karma


Maneskin


Rush! (Are U Coming?)
Enigmatic but appealing mix of angst alt-pop rock, with new songs sung in English, on updated version of 2023 album from Italian group Maneskin


Freschard and Stanley Brinks


Iron Eye
Reflective and gentle Euro indie pop on vinyl only joint third album between French-born duo Freschard and Stanley Brinks


Amanda Stewart


Venom
Eclectic, reflective and passionate second album from Montana singer-songwriter Amanda Stewart which stands up to repeated listening


Swansea Sound


Santa Bail Me Out
Typically thoughtful and refreshingly caustic Christmas EP from indie pop supergroup Swansea Sound which reflects on both sides of the festive season


Autumn 1904


The City
Exuberant new single from 1980’s Edinburgh post-punks Autumn 1984, which comes from a forthcoming album of re-masters and re-recordings


Rupert Wates


Elegies
Exquisite new album from folk guitarist and singer-songwriter Rupert Wates.


Head With Wings


Without Intervention
Head With Wings’ new album thrills with inventive, layered soundscapes


Lewis Burner


The Featherstone Massacre
New single commemorating the Featherstone Massacre of 1893 from The Burner Band’s Lewis Burner.


Madness


Theatre Of The Absurd Presents C'est La Vie
Often dark and pessimistic concept album from Madness about the state of our planet


Dolly Parton


Rockstar
Impressive collection of covers on first rock album from Dolly Parton


Baiana


Baiana
Infectious and panoramic combination of samba, jazz and bossa nova, sung in both English and Portuguese, from Baiana, the project of Liverpool musician Laura Doyle


Emeli Sande


How Were We To Know
Strong comeback album from Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sande


Chris Stapleton


Higher
Soulful fifth album from much acclaimed country star Chris Stapleton


Struts


Pretty Vicious
Vibrant combination of rock and pop on fourth album rom glam-influenced Derby band The Struts


Duff McKagan


Lighthouse
Versatile and reflective third solo album from Guns N’Roses founder member and bass player Duff McKagan


Taylor Swift


1989 (Taylor's Version)
Expanded and reworked version of Taylor Swift’s 2014 album which saw her make the transition from country to pop


Holly Humberstone


Paint My Bedroom Black
Atmospheric and reflective solo debut album from classically trained violinist and singer-songwriter Holly Humberstone


Olivia Rodrigo


Guts
Refreshing and acerbically witty second album and coming-of-age record from rising star, Olivia Rodrigo


Van Morrison


Accentuate The Positive
Surprisingly upbeat double album of 1950s rock and roll and 1960s pop covers from Van Morrison


Cher


Christmas
Energetic and appealing album of Christmas song covers from Cher







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