Foreignfox release a new single, ‘Birthday Flowers’, via Scottish Fiction Records.
Recorded by Rod Jones at Leith’s Post Electric Studios and produced by Bruce Rintoul at 45-A-Side Studios in Glasgow, it follows up the ‘I Used To Be A Bellydancer’ EP, released late last year.
The song tackles the subject of gambling addiction and the true tale of the loss of a close friend’s brother.
Frontman Jonny Watt’s explains: “I have close friends who’ve struggled with gambling addiction and seen the destruction it has caused. When I was first asked to write this song I had no idea how to approach it.
“The worst thing I think I could have done was to water it down to the point where it’s no longer what it was originally intended to be. At its heart, this is a dedication from one brother to another – I had to be respectful of that. I have to always be respectful of that.”
The band – who also number Lewis Hamilton, Nick Hernandez and David McCulloch – embark on a UK tour in April.
13th April – Independent, Sunderland // 14th April – Fulford Arms, York //
15th April – Sofar Sounds, Manchester // 16th April – Leopard, Doncaster //
17th April – The Salty Dog, Northwich // 20th April – The Brunswick Cellar, Brighton // 21st April – The Islington, London //
26th April – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow // 27th April – Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh 18th
They then have shows and festival slots including Lochgoilhead, Galashiels, Linlithgow , and a hometown gig in Dunfermline at the Outwith Festival in September.
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