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Andrew Wasylyk (of Idlewild) releases new video for Last of the Loved!

November 3, 2015

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Andrew Wasylyk (of Idlewild) releases new video for Last of the Loved!

For fans of: Idlewild, School of Language, Electric Soft Parade 
“…a vivid picture of just how versatile a performer he is” – The List
Andrew Wasylyk has released a new video to Last of the Loved the first track to be taken from his new albumSoroky, out November 6th on Empty Words.

The video premiered on The Skinny where you can watch it now-

The alias of Scottish writer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, Andrew Mitchell, Andrew Wasylyk brings together cinematic nostalgia, elements of Baroque pop and the influence of classic 1970s songwriters in a diverse collection of ten songs which comprise debut album.

The record is the ninth to date on which Mitchell has featured; he joined alternative rock band Idlewild in 2014, and has released six albums with ongoing indie pop group The Hazey Janes along with the acclaimed debut of psych duo Art of the Memory Palace. Previous tours supporting Wilco, and as a session player with Electric Soft Parade and School of Language further add to the rich mix of influences which shape his first proper solo work.

You can also stream ‘Last Of The Loved’ via Andrew’s SoundCloud page

Recorded on the Isle of Mull in just five days, orchestral layers weave in and out of traditional guitar, piano and drum arrangements, creating a sense of haunting unease which is punctuated by Mitchell’s powerful yet fragile vocals: reminiscent at times of early Scott Walker, Randy Newman or the late Billy Mackenzie.

Released November 6th 2015 through Empty Words, Soroky will be available on limited edition vinyl and digital formats. The first live dates will be ten intimate solo performances at theatres across the UK, supportingRicky Ross of Deacon Blue. Further shows with a full band are planned for early 2016.

8th Nov – Queen’s Hall – Edinburgh
9th Nov – Lemon Tree – Aberdeen
11th Nov – Gardyne Theatre – Dundee
12th Nov – Cottier Theatre – Glasgow
15th Nov – Floral Pavilion – New Brighton
16th Nov – RNCM – Manchester
17th Nov – St. George’s – Bristol
18th Nov – King’s Place – London
22nd Nov – Town Hall – Birmingham
23rd Nov – The Sage – Newcastle
19th Jan – The Hug & Pint, Glasgow (part of Celtic Connections 2016)
Soroky is released via Empty Words on 6th November 2015.

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