February 6, 2023
Photograph Credit score: Elly Lucas

Skerryvore excel at utilizing their Scottish roots music because the beating coronary heart behind a up to date alt-pop sound that’s profitable over audiences each house and overseas. It’s a mode that they proceed to evolve on their upcoming album ‘Tempus’ through Cooking Vinyl on April twenty eighth, with an intoxicating concoction of anthemic highs, strident rock, stadium-folk thrills and refined dance beats.

Now they begin 2023 by sharing the album’s first official single ‘The whole lot You Want’, which was premiered on Zoe Ball’s Radio 2 Breakfast Present this morning.

A propulsive pop music with a refrain as huge as a Hebridean sky, ‘The whole lot You Want’ melds these two worlds extra cohesively than ever. Luminous synths, the exuberant rush of their stay reveals and a few rootsy, conventional inspiration mix to take Scottish music to the worldwide stage. And vocalist Alec Dalglish has by no means sounded higher, his assured topline exalting a perception that higher instances will finally overcome difficult circumstances.

‘The whole lot You Want’ was written by lead singer Alec Dalglish, produced by Alec Dalglish and the band’s bagpiper/whistle participant Scott Wooden, and was mastered by the 21-time Grammy Award winner Howie Weinberg (U2, Nirvana, PJ Harvey).

Alec Dalglish says, “The music is about how life can throw the sudden at you however that it’s essential to belief that you simply’ll find yourself on the proper path finally and that generally issues occur for causes that will at first be unknown.”

Watch the video for ‘The whole lot You Want’ – BELOW:

‘The whole lot You Want’ is the newest music to preview the ‘Tempus’ album after a brand new model of the Radio 2 playlisted ‘You & I’ and the pressing instrumental ‘Vancouver Island’. In essence, ‘Tempus’ is Skerryvore on a grander scale: the productions are larger and extra textured, its choruses are extra skybound, and its lyrics are extra common. Equally, nevertheless, in case you fell in love with the band all through their rise thus far – six studio albums, a stay file and a ‘better of’ assortment celebrating their first decade collectively – ‘Tempus’ stays a really natural subsequent step.

One in every of Skerryvore’s remaining reveals of 2022 was Hoolie within the Hydro, an enormous 8,000-capacity celebration of Scottish roots music. Their upcoming UK headline tour is break up between a Scottish leg in March after which a run of reveals in England in Could. Tickets for the reveals, listed beneath, can be found right here. Count on additional stay bulletins to observe quickly.

seventeenth – Elgin, City Corridor
18th – Kirkwall, Pickaquoy Centre
nineteenth – Strathpeffer, Pavilion
twenty fourth – Dunoon, Queen’s Corridor
twenty fifth – Perth, Live performance Corridor
twenty sixth – Kilmarnock, Centrestage

twelfth – Carlisle, Outdated Fireplace Station
thirteenth – Gloucester, Guildhall
14th – Poole, Lighthouse
18th – Exeter, Corn Trade
nineteenth – Liskeard, Carnglaze Cavern
twentieth – Shrewsbury, Theatre Severn
twenty first – Settle, Victoria Corridor


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