Bear’s Den are celebrating their new album, ‘Red Earth & Pouring Rain’ and it’s well worth a listen! They have a sound that reminds me of Fleetwood Mac and their new album is an addictive listen..
This week.. they have entered the UK Albums Chart as the week’s Highest New Entry at #6.
The band’s debut album, 2014‘s Islands, was a true slow burning success, just recently reaching Silver sales status in the UK. It achieved this over an 18 month period, slowly building a huge fanbase for the group along with their consistently stellar live shows and wide radio support for the singles, Agape, and the Ivor Novello-nominated Above The Clouds of Pompeii.
Red Earth & Pouring Rain was released last week by Communion, and is off to a flying start internationally, too, with Top 10 chartings just announced in Holland (#5) and Belgium (#9) as well as charting as the second highest new entry in Germany this week (#26), while live dates across Europe and on Bear’s Den’s upcoming US tour are fast selling out.
The band’s Kev Jones told the Official Charts Company on hearing the news today, “We’re overwhelmed by how Red Earth & Pouring Rain has been received this week. We can’t wait to tour the album in the Autumn.”
Bear’s Den head out on their biggest headline tour to date in support of the album in November. UK dates are as follows (for full dates, see
1st Nov – Brighton – The Dome
2nd Nov – Birmingham – O2 Institute
3rd Nov – Glasgow – O2 ABC **SOLD OUT**
4th Nov – Manchester – Albert Hall **SOLD OUT**
5th Nov – Norwich UEA
8th Nov – London – Brixton Academy
9th Nov – Bristol – O2 Academy
Ahead of this, the group has also played major festival slots so far this summer at Glastonbury (Other Stage), T In The Park and Latitude.
Watch the video for the single, ‘Auld Wives’ (directed by the acclaimed theatre and film director, Sam Yates, and staring Joseph Marcell) here.
Red Earth & Pouring Rain
Dew On The Vine
Roses On A Breeze
New Jerusalem
Love Can’t Stand Alone
Auld Wives’
Greenwoods Bethlehem
Broken Parable
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