Jim Lockey and the Solemn Sun announce new single ‘England’s Dead’

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Following the release of their stunning album Death on 9th April – Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun are excited to announce details of their next single – ‘England’s Dead’ due out on 16th July through Xtra Mile Recordings.

A live favourite, ‘England’s Dead’ is a glorious track that straddles country rock and punk with uplifting energy and grace and showcases the band’s extraordinary talents.

Watch Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun 'England's Dead' video here:

It is also accompanied by a beautifully shot video that matches the song’s narrative perfectly.

Having wowed audiences on their headline tour in May as well as at packed out gigs at SXSW and the Xtra Mile label night ‘Twas The Night Before Wembley’; the band are thrilled to announce they will be supporting label mate and friend Frank Turner when he tours the country later in the year. Full dates are:

  • 11 Nottingham Rock City
  • 12 Leeds O2 Academy
  • 13 Liverpool O2 Academy SOLD OUT
  • 14 Swansea Brangwyn Hall
  • 15 Reading Hexagon
  • 17 Newcastle O2 Academy
  • 19 Sheffield O2 Academy
  • 20 Norwich UEA SOLD OUT
  • 22 Margate Winter Gardens
  • 23 Wolverhampton Civic Hall
  • 24 Leamington Spa Assembly SOLD OUT
  • 25 Lincoln Engine Shed
  • 26 Oxford O2 Academy SOLD OUT
  • 28 Brighton Corn Exchange
  • 29 Southampton Guildhall
  • DECEMBER 2012
  • 01 Bath Pavilion SOLD OUT
Death is a passionate, poetic and engaging album making them one of the most exciting new bands in British music. Produced by Peter Miles (King Blues, Crazy Arm, Futures) Death encapsulates the band’s vast sound as the young quartet draw from a plethora of influences including alt.country folk and hardcore punk.

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