The Pictish Trail announces new single + London live show‏

June 18, 2014

James Yorkston

The Pictish Trail
Announces new single ‘Long In The Tooth’ – due Aug 18th
New London show confirmed
‘Secret Soundz Vol. 1 & 2’ out now
Inaugural Howlin’ Fling festival next month – line up includes Alexis Taylor, Jens Lekman, Steve Mason, Beth Orton

“A cohesive work of fragile beauty” Sunday Times Culture
“Giddy ambient pop and astral vocals” Guardian Guide Single of the Week
“Collected ramblings of Hebridean Beck” Uncut 8/10
“’Secret Soundz’ skips freely between Super Furry Animals, Sufjan Stevens and bits that sound like Daft Punk pissing about on toy laptops” NME 7/10
“Tender, ambient pop” The Quietus
“Lynch’s most focused, mature releases to date” Clash
“Magnificent” Caught By The River

Earlier this month saw the full release of The Pictish Trail’s acclaimed Secret Soundz Vol 1 & 2on Moshi Moshi Records. The Pictish Trail aka Johnny Lynch now confirms his next single ‘Long In The Tooth’ will be released on 18th August.

Taken from the genre-defying Secret Soundzlisten to ‘Long In The Tooth’ here.

Head of Lost Map Records, Lynch has also announced a new London show next month where he will be joined by Rozi Plain and Tuff Love from the Lost Map roster.

The Pictish Trail, Rozi Plain & Tuff Love
Tues 1st July @ The Old Queens Head, London
44 Essex Road, N1 8LN
7.30pm / £5 Tickets

Additionally Lynch’s inaugural Howlin’ Fling Festival takes place 18th-20th July on theHebridean Isle of Eigg – where Lynch calls home. The lineup includes the full Lost Map roster as well as the likes of Jens Lekman, Steve Mason, Beth Orton, Alexis Taylor, Luke Abbott, Sam Amidon, RM Hubbert, The Phantom Band, Adult Jazz – tickets sold out shortly after announcement.

Order Secret Soundz Vol 1 & 2 digitally here. Order the vinyl here.

Upcoming The Pictish Trail dates

Sunday 29th June – Glastonbury Festival, Somerset
Tues 3rd July – The Chainlocker & Shipwrights, Falmouth
18th – 20th July – Howlin’ Fling! Festival, Eigg
Sat 2nd Aug – Cloudspotting Festival, Blackburn
For all tickets, please visit

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