Tom Williams And The Boat
Announce Fan Voted June Tour!
‘Teenage Blood’ album out now after launching on
Record Store Day
Moshi Moshi Records/Wire Boat Recordings
Tom Williams and The Boat have announced details of a June headline tour, but with a difference!
In keeping with the homegrown appeal of the band and DIY ethic of the new ‘Teenage Blood’ album (out now on Wire Boat Recordings/Moshi Moshi Records) , Tom Williams and The Boat are giving fans a chance to vote for which towns and cities they visit on the tour via Detourjam.
The band will be touring the winning cities between the 4th and the 8th of June.
For the new album release, Tom Williams & The Boat partnered with PledgeMusic in November 2011, marking a new approach to the album’s conception. The band wanted to offer their fans the chance to be intimately connected to the album process from the very beginning by offering them creative collectables and exclusive experiences of their choosing as a reward for their loyal support. This method of touring further builds the band’s appeal as well as their strong connection to their fan base.
Tom explains the voting process further:
“Our new album, ‘Teenage Blood’ has just hit stores, and to make that happen, we teamed up with the folks at Pledge Music who helped us fund the entire project with the help of our fans. We were so touched and heartened by the whole experience, and the support that our fans gave us, that we were keen to be equally as interactive with you all when deciding where to tour our new record. By heading to http://detourjam.com/tomwilliamsboat you can vote on where you want us to play, and once we hit a certain amount of votes, the date is confirmed! The way this whole process will really work, is by sharing and spreading the word of our imminent tour. If you really want us to come to your town and play, then tell your friends & ask them to pledge for tickets too. We’ll be playing 5 dates, in the 5 most voted for cities. By shouting it from the rooftops, and making sure your city wins, we can make sure these shows are some of our best yet, and a tour to truly remember. Let the voting begin!!”
The cities in the race to vote are:
· Tunbridge Wells
To Vote and for more information visit http://detourjam.com/tomwilliamsboat
Tom Williams & The Boat for Record Store Day have released a collector’s edition of the ‘Teenage Blood’ LP with Bonus blood-red 7″ Vinyl”.
The 180g heavyweight gatefold vinyl is hand numbered with bonus blood-red vinyl 7″ of singles ‘Teenage Blood’, ‘My Bones’ and non-album track ‘Flat out Surviving’.
Tom Williams and The Boat have also been confirmed for The Camden Crawl on May 6th, with other festival appearances planned for the Summer.
The bonus edition of the album is available to buy now on iTunes HERE