'owes his lilting metaphysical lyricism to the likes of Nick Drake, Elliot Smith and John Martyn. It's good to know that there are people like him out there'
Dazed and Confused
'Just as Sufjan Stevens has been moved to celebrate the quirks and character of the United States, so Dale Grundle is devising his own charts, full of wonder, dread and reverie. Can't wait to see where he takes us next.'
Stuart Bailie (BBC Radio)
'his voice breaks exquisitely between hope and despair in songs that the acoustic guitar was invented for'
The Sleeping Years + Junkboy + Tea & Toast Band.
29th April 2008
70 Hoxton Street
Buy your tickets here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/28573
The Sleeping Years will be performing tracks from their debut album ’We’re becoming islands one by one’ at this night brought to you by Lithe Recordings. The album is due out on Rocketgirl in the UK on the 2nd June.
This will be the first gig for the band as a four piece.
Copies of the album will be available to buy for the first time in the UK at the show. You can preview tracks here: http://www.myspace.com/thesleepingyears
Support comes from Brighton’s ’Junkboy’ - a special blend of post ’Tortoise’ meandering and tape loop experiments from ’Tea & Toast Band’.
There is a Facebook page for this event at: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=35038705004&ref=mf
You can download the flyer for the event here: http://www.sleepingyears.com/FlyerApril29th.jpg