Bill Ryder-Jones is streaming his new album (courtesy of NPR) West Kirby County Primary in full ahead of its release on November.6th.
Along with the album stream, a new video for album track “Catharine and Huskisson”, directed by James Slater, is streaming now – watch the video below. The new video follows Slater’s videos for the albums lead single “Two To Birkenhead” and “Satellites”.
West Kirby County Primary, is the third full-length album from multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer, Bill Ryder-Jones, is the follow-up to A Bad Wind Blows In My Heart and was written and recorded by Ryder-Jones in his childhood bedroom at his mother’s house in West Kirby before being filtered through Liverpool’s legendary Parr Street Studios. West Kirby County Primary features Bill playing a multitude of instruments including the electric guitar with his trademark prowess.
Mixed by James Ford, each of West Kirby County Primary’s ten tracks offers a sneaked glance into his private world; they eavesdrop on a set of encounters that go about “turning stories into beautiful truth”. a musician at ease, either on stage with the Manchester Camerata (where he performed ‘If…’ as part of the Manchester Literature Festival last Autumn) or on live guitar duties with Arctic Monkeys as he is on production duties with Hooton Tennis Club and The Wytches.
1. Tell Me You Don’t Love Me Watching
2. Two To Birkenhead
3. Let’s Get Away From Here
5. Put It Down Before You Break It
6. Catharine and Huskisson
7. Wild Roses
8. You Can’t Hide A Light With The Dark
Bill Ryder-Jones will be performing live throughout the UK in November with a sold out date at The Lexington in London on 11th November. New UK live dates have been announced for March including Scala in London on 3rd March 2016. on Full dates with ticket links are as follows:
29th October – London – Heaven *
1st November – Amsterdam – London Calling
7th November – Glasgow – Hug and Pint
8th November – Edinburgh – Mash House
9th November – Newcastle – Cluny 2
11th November – London – Lexington [SOLD OUT]
13th November – Manchester – Gullivers [SOLD OUT]
14th November – Liverpool – District
26th November – Nottingham – Bodega Social
3rd December – Bristol – Louisiana
4th December – Birmingham – Rainbow
9th December – Ramsgate – Ramsgate Music Hall
10th December – Paris – Winter Camp Festival
12th December – Lille – Winter Camp Festival
31st January – San Sebastian – Music Box Festibala
3rd March – London – Scala
4th March – Manchester – Deaf Institute
* with Spector