Dante release free track ‘Wake’ & announce tour!

July 6, 2014

Dante2020600x250_1… music that is brave enough to leap the gap between genres…

The Sunday Herald
… this is truly cracking stuff…
Rock N Reel
For fans of… Lau, Frightened Rabbit, Roddy Woomble, Arcade Fire
Dante are pleased to announce the free download of their single, Wake, out now via Stitch Records.

Stream and download the single Wake for free via the ABoF SoundCloud page.

Wake is the title track taken from the critically acclaimed album of the same name, released earlier this year, and showcases the band’s ability to instinctively span genres with a flair and panache many of their contemporaries would be proud of. On Wake the band illustrate their capacity to create traditional Celtic tunes that fit into a modern landscape. Beautifully picked guitars are complemented by the sweeping sound of fiddle and a snappy drum beat, all brought together seamlessly by stirring harmonies as the track builds to a thunderous conclusion.

The album Wake, which was produced and recorded by Frightened Rabbit’s Andy Monaghan, was Dante’s first full length offering, picking up wide ranging support from the likes of Beat Surrender, Artrocker Magazine, God Is In The TV, The Scottish Sun, Rock N Reel and was named in The Herald’s Top 50 Albums of 2013.

The release of Wake coincides with a number of impressive local and festival dates for Dante over the coming month as they are due to embark on a Scottish tour which includes a Radio Rapal Session, as well as appearances at the Hebridean Celtic Festival, Belladrum Festival, Edinburgh Festival and Jocktoberfest.

Full list of dates below:


10th July – Clarks Bar – Dundee
17th July – Mad Hatters – Inverness
18th July – Rapal Radio Session – Stornoway
19h July – Hebridean Celtic Festival
25th July – Wickerman Festival
8th August – Belladrum Festival
15th August – Edinburgh Festival – Electric Circus
27th August – Glasgow – (Venue TBA)
30th August – Inverness – Venue TBA)
6th September – Jocktoberfest
28th September – Perth – (Venue TBA)
11th October – Edinburgh – Venue TBA)
18th October – Edinburgh – (Venue TBA)
Wake is free to download now via Stitch Records. The acclaimed album of the same name is available to buy on iTunes.

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