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Introducing Roo Panes | Streaming new track ‘Tiger Striped Sky’ | UK Tour Dates | Album News‏

April 14, 2014
Alexander Rhind

Alexander Rhind

Roo Panes
Announces new single ‘Tiger Striped Sky’ Due 9th June on CRC Music
Confirms 20 date live tour for UK & Ireland
Album set for Autumn

With three stunning EPs under his belt, Roo Panes is pleased to announce the first news of his debut album and a brand new single ‘Tiger Striped Sky’. Due for release on 9th June on CRC Music, ‘Tiger Striped Sky’ is taken from Roo’s debut album which will be released in autumn.

‘Tiger Striped Sky’ highlights Roo’s talent for well-crafted songs. Adept with marvelous vocal intonation, Roo’s rich melodies are underpinned by beautiful string arrangements. A natural wordsmith, his lyrics conjure feelings of wistful reflection and the need to explore: “Think I’ll write a tale of my own / I’m going southbound where the ocean is flirting with the coast / And tell me why / I’m underneath a tiger striped sky”.

Roo’s musical education came in part from his grandmother, a classical concert pianist, the hymns of his local church and in part from his parents’ collection of Nick Drake and Bob Dylan records. His songwriting has a subtle power to it, his process raw and Roo has been pleasantly surprised to discover covers of his own tracks surfacing on YouTube already – a testament to their resonance.

Hailing from a small town in Dorset, Roo’s surroundings have a strong influence on his music as well. Like many of his favourite romantic poets before him, he effortlessly stitches the sense of beauty, landscape and space into his songs.

A captivating performer, Roo Panes is painting his own distinct picture with his music and will be showcasing it live on his first full UK tour in May and June.

Upcoming live dates:
Wednesday 14th May – Cookie Jar, Leicester
Thursday 15th May – Union Mash Up, Hull Free show
Friday 16th May – Spanky Van Dykes, Nottingham Free show
Sunday 18th May – The Mad Ferrett, Preston
Monday 19th May – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Tuesday 20th May – Fallow Café, Manchester
Wednesday 21st May – Leaf, Liverpool
Friday 23rd May – Independent, Sunderland
Saturday 24th May – Cellar 35, Aberdeen
Sunday 25th May – Hootenannys, Inverness
Tuesday 27th May – Ruby Sessions @ Doyles, Dublin
Sunday 1st June – The Yardbird, Birmingham Free show
Monday 2nd June – Moon Club, Cardiff
Tuesday 3rd June – Gallimaufry, Bristol Free show
Thursday 5th June – The Taphouse, St Agnes Free show
Saturday 7th June – The Night Jar, Truro Free show
Sunday 8th June – The Watering Hole, Perranporth Free show
Tuesday 10th June – The Hope, Brighton
Wednesday 11th June – Waterfront Studio, Norwich
Thursday 12th June – Ace Hotel, London

Tickets on sales Tuesday 15th April at 9am from

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