The highly anticipated follow up to critically acclaimed LP Sand & Snow, the bands’ new self-titled album A Silent Film was recorded in the band’s hometown over a five-week period following the Secret Rooms tour

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‘A Silent Film’ Tracklisting – release date October 16
Something To Believe In
Lightning Strikes
Chinese Lanterns
I Don’t Need A Reason
Lake Swimming
Lavender Fields
Strong Enough
Where The Snowbirds Have Flown
Losing Hand

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The highly anticipated follow up to critically acclaimed LP Sand & Snow, the bands’ new self-titled album A Silent Film was recorded in the band’s hometown over a five-week period following the Secret Rooms tour. “It was good to work from home and get back in touch with ourselves and our families after 3-4 years of touring,” says Walker. Very much a homegrown recording, the album was written in Stevenson’s house where the two invited friends from across the UK and US who had played with them on tour to help with the recording. Sam Williams (Supergrass, The Go! Team, The Weeks), who recorded A Silent Film’s debut album The City That Sleeps was on mixing duties, and the album was mastered at Metropolis studios in London.
For their third full-length album the band aspired to write and record a collection of songs that had their own identity and didn’t drift off to follow current trends. “Our mission was to please ourselves first and foremost, while never compromising our initial instincts,” says Stevenson. “Pushing ourselves further than we have before has allowed us to write the kind of music we can see ourselves enjoying playing live more than ever.” Walker notes “When we played a couple of low key shows in London and Oxford during the making of the album we knew we were onto something from the audience reaction.”
Formed in Oxford, UK, by Robert Stevenson (vocals/piano) and Spencer Walker (drums), A Silent Film’s expansive and poetic pop-rock sound has garnered comparisons to everyone from Coldplay to The Killers to U2. Collectively, they create an unyielding positivity in their lyrics and sound, a spirited and romantic musicality that belies an unashamedly upbeat pop attitude. The band self-produced their last LP Sand & Snow, inspired by an impulsive tryst with Americana, yielding the singles “Harbour Lights”, and “Danny, Dakota and the Wishing Well” to build on the success of 2010’s anthemic debut single “You Will Leave A Mark”. Earlier this year, the band followed up Sand & Snow with the release of New Year EP and the sold out Secret Rooms Tour – a series of unique and intimate ‘in-the-round’ performances across the US. Over the years, the band has toured with such acts as OneRepublic, Civil Twilight, Smashing Pumpkins and Temper Trap as well as festival performances including Glastonbury and Firefly.
DATE                                     CITY/STATE                        VENUE
October 14                             San Diego, CA                     The Casbah
October 17                             West Hollywood, CA             Troubadour
October 19                             San Francisco, CA                The Independent
October 21                             Salt Lake City, UT                 Urban Lounge
October 23                             Denver, CO                           Bluebird Theater
October 25                             Minneapolis, MN                    7th Street Entry
October 26                             Chicago, IL                             Lincoln Hall
October 27                             Detroit, MI                              The Shelter
October 29                             Cleveland, OH                       Beachland Ballroom
October 30                             Indianapolis, IN                      Rathskeller
November 1                           New York, NY                        Bowery Ballroom
November 2                           Philadelphia, PA                    Union Transfer
November 4                           Cambridge, MA                      The Sinclair
November 5                           Uncasville, CT                        Wolf Den @ Mohegan Sun
November 6                           Brooklyn, NY                          Rough Trade
November 7                           Washington, DC                     Rock ‘n Roll Hotel
November 9                           Charlotte, NC                         The Neighborhood Theatre
November 10                        Atlanta, GA                             The Masquerade – Purgatory
November 11                        Nashville, TN                           3rd & Lindsley
November 13                        Gainesville, FL                        High Dive
November 14                        Orlando, FL                             The Social
November 16                        Tampa, FL                               The Crowbar
November 18                        New Orleans, LA                     The Parish @ HOB
November 19                        Dallas, TX                                Club Dada
November 20                        Austin, TX                                Stubbs Jr.
November 21                        Houston, TX                            Fitzgerald’s
November 24                        Phoenix, AZ                            Valley Bar
* additional dates TBA
For more information visit A Silent Film online:
Official website:
Twitter: @asilentfilm


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