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Johnny Flynn tour with Mumford & Sons

July 1, 2010 by  

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Johnny Flynn tour with Mumford & Sons

‘Barnacled Warship’, the second single from Johnny Flynn’s acclaimed album ‘Been Listening’, will be released on Monday 16th August on Transgressive Records.

‘Barnacled Warship’ will be available as a digital download, and on limited-edition 7″ vinyl. The vinyl will be backed with two poems, specially written and recorded by Johnny as B-sides for the single.

The animated video to accompany ‘Barnacled Warship’ is directed by Christian DeVita, lead storyboard artist on Wes Anderson’s ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ as well as Tim Burton’s forthcoming ‘Frankenweenie’. The clip will be premiered in mid-July.

Following a sold out headline tour in May and June, Johnny Flynn and The Sussex Wit have just been confirmed as main support to Mumford & Sons on the quartet’s forthcoming UK jaunt. The dates are as follows:

Johnny Flynn and Mumford & Sons: October 2010
1st – Glasgow Academy
2nd – Manchester Apollo
4th – Brighton Dome
5th – Nottingham Rock City
6th – Bristol Academy
8th – London Hammersmith Apollo (SOLD OUT)
9th – London Hammersmith Apollo

A major live announcement will be made imminently with regards to Johnny Flynn and The Sussex Wit’s next headline appearances in the winter.

In the meantime, Johnny and the band will play numerous festivals this summer including Meltdown, London; Hop Farm Festival, Kent; Summer Sundae, Leicester; Green Man, Brecon Beacons; and Leeds Festival, as well as touring Australia in August with Laura Marling.

The Sussex Wit are: Adam Beach, Joe Zeitlin, David Beauchamp, James Mathe, and Lillie Flynn.






 

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