'Other Rivers', the debut album from Matthew And The Atlas, is out now on Communion Records. The new album is receiving critical acclaim, both in the U.K. and stateside.
Matthew and the Atlas will kick off a UK tour with support from Brooklyn newcomers, Wilsen. Full tour listings as follows.
Matthew and the Atlas Live Dates:
21st April - Cardiff, The Globe
22nd April - Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
24th April - Glasgow, Broadcast
25th April - Edinburgh, Sneaky Pete's
26th April - Manchester, Soup Kitchen
28th April - Nottingham, Bodega
30th April - London, Dingwalls
1st May - Bristol, The Fleece
3rd May - Leeds, Live At Leed
4th May - Dublin, Academy 2
6th May - Belfast, McHugh's
19th May - Frankfurt, Zoom
20th May - Berlin, Lido
21st May - Hamberg, Knust
22nd May - Cologne, Gebude 9
Other Rivers was produced by Story Books' Kristofer Harris and Bear's Den/Communion's own Kevin Jones. A number of guests from the extended Communion family make appearances on Other Rivers including the production pair on multiple instruments, as well as the vocals of Australian Matt Corby on "Another Way."
Matthew Hegarty is the creative force behind Matthew and the Atlas. After two Communion Records released EPs (2011) and a subsequent year of touring in Europe and the U.S., Hegarty retreated home to mull over the songs developing in his head. In the summer of 2013, Hegarty went into the studio to hone the direction of his sound-the result rediscovers his uniqu