Albany Down – New Album & UK Tour

British rock band Albany Down will be releasing their third studio album The Outer Reach on Friday 10th June 2016 through AD Recordings Ltd, and it will be available on CD, 180 gram vinyl and digitally.

London-based Albany Down are a contemporary rock band with influences ranging from classic acts like Led Zeppelin and Thunder to modern bands such as The Black Keys and Clutch, the result being original songs with  a contemporary high energy rock sound.   The band features Paul Muir on vocals, guitarist Paul Turley, drummer Donna Peters and bassist Billy Dedman.  The album was recorded at Modern World Studios and features 11 original songs, and was recorded by award-winning producer Greg Haver (Manic Street Preachers, INMESuper Furry Animals).

Albany Down the outer reach“The band have really stepped up in both their song writing and performance” said Haver. “The Outer Reach is their best album yet, and I’m really pleased with the result.”

To coincide with the album release, Albany Down have a new video out produced and directed by Andrew Merlino. Featuring the first track on the album, the new single is called Feeding the Flame’ and said t reflect the theme of the album. “The overall concept of the album is that the songs have a ‘trying and failing theme’ and overcoming adversity,” said singer Paul Muir. “The video portrays this concept vividly set in the near future where the band find themselves drawn to each other by fate, and embarking on a journey to freedom.”

The full list of tracks on The Outer Reach are as follows:  1. Feeding The Flame, 2. Do You Want Me Now, 3. Supersonic Girl, 4. Mr Hangman, 5. Like A Bullet, 6. Home, 7, Revolution, 8. The Drop, 9. Look What You Done To Me, 10. I Need You, 11. Sing Me To Sleep.

Albany Down will be supporting the UK from May through to August in Support of The Outer Reach.


Southampton Talking Heads                                       Friday 6 May

St Ives Blues Rhythm and Rock Festival                  Saturday 7 May

Frome Blues Rhythm and Rock Festival                  Sunday 8 May

Lincoln Blues Rhythm and Rock Festival                 Sunday 15 May

London 100 Club                                                               Tuesday 31 May

Scunthorpe The Lincoln IMP                                       Friday 3 June

St Albans The Horn                                                          Tuesday 14 June

Milton Keynes The Stables                                          Friday 17 June

Durham Blues Rhythm and Rock Festival               Saturday 18 June

Cleethorpes Blues Rhythm and Rock Festival      Sunday 19 June

Chislehurst The Beaverwood Club                            Tuesday 21 June

Oxford The Bullingdon                                                   Monday 11 July

Grimsby Yardbirds Rock Club                                      Thursday 14 July

Doncaster The Leopard                                                 Friday 15 July

Whitehaven Rock and Blues Festival                       Friday 12 August

Hartlepool United Supporters Club                          Saturday 13 August

Albany Down’s The Outer Reach will be available to pre-order from iTunesAmazon, and from the band’s official store.

About Paul H Birch

RAMzine Senior Writer - Writer of fiction, faction and fact, has edited several newsstand magazines. He declares himself a hack for hire but refuses to compromise on the subject of music.

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