Following the release of his acclaimed self-titled debut earlier this year, Liverpool's We Are Catchers (aka Peter Jackson) has announced their new single 'Isabella' and a string of festival appearances.
Headlining this year's Rough Trade stage at the renamed Camden Crawl, CC14, this will be We Are Catchers' first performance in London. The set will be at The Enterprise on Saturday 21st June. With music as warm and understated as this, it's sure to be a beautiful show. We Are Catchers has also announced sets at Green Man and the new Astral Coast festival.
Tripping across oceans of sound, We Are Catchers effortlessly melds the cascading melodies of the Pacific coast to the kind of stargazing melancholy that's always haunted Liverpool's greatest artists. As an album, it looks out from the Water's Edge and dreams its way across seas and continents, traversing the invisible (but undeniable) pathways that connect the mid-west coast of England to the west coast of the USA.
A beautiful, timeless collection of songs, We Are Catchers (real name Peter Jackson) summons up the spirits of legendary Mersey beasts like Mick and John Head, the Crucial Three, Bill Ryder Jones, Lee Mavers and the Wild Swans whilst chiming gorgeously with dusty echoes of records by Brian Wilson and Arthur Lee. The aforementioned Bill Ryder-Jones also appears on the album, playing guitar.
We Are Catchers will release 'Isabella' on June 7th digitally
We Are Catchers will be playing the following dates:
21st: The Enterprise, Rough Trade Stage, CC14, London
19th: Astral Coast Festival, Floral Pavillion, New Brighton
14th-17th: Green Man Festival, Wales
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