Jon Boden’s secures a spot on the Radio 2 playlist

Jon Boden, former frontman of progressive folk eleven-piece Bellowhead, will release his new solo album ‘Afterglow’, via Hudson Records on October 6, 2017. ‘Afterglow’ is Boden’s first studio release since calling an end to Bellowhead, a 12-year project which sold over a quarter of a million albums, with worldwide sell-out shows including the Royal Albert Hall. Boden will be performing material from the new album – both solo and with his band The Remnant Kings – across an extensive November tour, taking in a date at Scala, London on November 22, 2017.

Ahead of the album’s release, Jon’s recent single ‘All The Stars Are Coming Out Tonight’ has been added to the Radio 2 playlist – you can watch the video for the track below. Speaking about the new single, Boden says: “Without easy access to electric light and with a shortage of oil, our lives will again become bounded by the astronomical cycle of the universe, and our relationship with the stars will become closer, uninhibited by artificial light pollution. I wanted the stars to have a big presence in the album, particularly Orion who, as a ‘hunter’, is someone who our hero identifies with as he searches the city for a girl he knew once but hasn’t seen for many years.”

Solo – November
Mon 6th | Pocklington Arts Centre
Tues 7th | The Core at Corby Cube
Weds 8th | OPEN, Norwich
Thurs 9th | Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot
Fri 10th | Connaught Theatre, Worthing
Sun 12th | Theatre Royal Winchester
Mon 13th | Number 8, Pershore
Tues 14th | Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings dates – November
Fri 17th | Sage Gateshead
Sat 18th | The Leadmill, Sheffield
Sun 19th | Victoria Hall, Settle
Mon 20th | Haverhill Arts Centre
Tues 21st | St. Mary’s in the Castle, Hastings
Weds 22nd | The Scala, London
Thurs 23rd | The Lighthouse, Poole
Fri 24th | The Globe, Cardiff
Sat 25th | The Cheese & Grain, Frome
Sun 26th | Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

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