Wildhearts new album

May 5, 2019 12:21 pm

Today The Wildhearts are proud to announce the release of Renaissance Men, their first full-length studio album in 10 years on Graphite Records.

“It’s The Wildhearts remembering what they do best” –  9 out 10, hailed Classic Rock, with Metal Hammer saying Renaissance Men is “the best thing they’ve made since their genius / batshit crazy debut, Earth Vs The Wildhearts, back in 1993. Actually, thats not true. It might be better.” While Planet Rock Magazine gave the album 5 stars and Vive Le Rock gave 10 out 10.

To celebrate the release of Renaissance Men, The Wildhearts unveil a NSFW video for the new single Let Em Go: https://youtu.be/hgwJf6vxXBY

Let Em Go is a song about ridding your life of wankers. The Wildhearts feel it is healthy to demand quality friendship and get rid of all the shit from your life.” – The Wildhearts.

The Wildhearts classic line up of Ginger, CJ, Ritchie and Danny, recorded the energetic and diverse ‘Renaissance Men’ at the Treehouse Studio. Produced by Jim Pinder  ‘Renaissance Men’ finds The Wildhearts at their full creative tilt delivering hard-hitting, retooled classic rock with a modern twist.  Bristling riffs and jagged, riotous hooks are their poison and the 10 songs, including the radio hits Dislocated and Let Em Go are the perfect manifestation of the band’s immutable wit, charm and righteous anger.

The album cover for ‘Renaissance Men’ was painted by Eliran Kantor (Testament, Iced Earth, Sodom).

The honest and irresistible ‘Renaissance Men is an unequivocal triumph, which encapsulates and distills perfectly The Wildhearts’ live energy.

The album is available in usual CD and vinyl formats, with T-Shirt bundles available, plus limited edition orange cassette tape and a yellow vinyl exclusive to independent retailers.

 To order, stream or download ‘Renaissance Men’ go to: http://smarturl.it/RenaissanceMen

 

Renaissance Mentrack listing

01        Dislocated.

02        Let ‘Em Go.

03        The Renaissance Men.

04        Fine Art of Deception.

05        Diagnosis.

06        My Kinda Movie.

07        Little Flower.

08        Emergency (Fentanyl Babylon).

09        My Side Of The Bed.

10        Pilo Erection.

To coincide with the release of ‘Renaissance Men’  The Wildhearts play an 8 date UK tour. This intimate tour will start tonight in Manchester at the Academy 2 and concludes at the Riverside in Newcastle on Sunday 12th May.

The Wildhearts will be completing a series of instore signings while on tour, including Fopp in London’s Covent Garden, the day before their Brixton show.

May instore signings

Fri        3rd           Manchester HMV @ 12.30pm
Sat      4th          Edinburgh Fopp @ 12.00pm
Mon    6th          Cardiff HMV @ 1.00pm
Tue      7th          Bristol HMV @ 5.30pm
Thur    8th          Covent Garden Fopp @ 6.00pm

Fri        10th       Norwich HMV @ 5.00pm
Sat      11th       Leeds HMV @ 2.00pm
Sun    12th       Newcastle HMV @ 2.00pm

Creatively brilliant, The Wildhearts play a distinctive fusion of hard rock, perfectly complimented by contemporary melodies. With a career spanning 30 years The Wildhearts helped change the landscape of British rock through the 90’s, and to this day they haven’t shown any sign of slowing down. Miss these shows at your peril.

The Renaissance Men  tour dates

w/ support from Massive Wagons and Towers of London

Fri        3rd        Manchester     Academy 2                              SOLD OUT

Sat       4th        Edinburgh       Liquid Room                           SOLD OUT

Mon     6th        Cardiff Tramshed

Tue      7th        Bristol SWX

Thur     9th        London            Brixton Electric

Fri        10th      Norwich           Waterfront

Sat       11th      Leeds              Stylus

Sun      12th      Newcastle       Riverside

Tickets are available at: https://www.omerch.eu/shop/thewildhearts

May

Thur     23rd      Blackpool        Waterloo Music Bar                SOLD OUT

Fri        24th      Derbyshire      Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering

Sat       25th      Lincolnshire     Call of the Wild Festival

Sun      26th      Sudbury          LeeStock Music Festival

June

Wed     26th        Carlisle            Brickyard

Thu      27th      Glasgow          Kelvingrove Bandstand           w/ Gun & Terrorvision
Sun      30th      Gabu               Osaka                          Japan
July
Mon     1st        Nagoya           Apollo Base                             Japan

Tue      2nd       Tokyo              Duo Music Exchange Japan
Fri        12th      Cheltenham    2000 Trees Festival
Thu      18th      Liverpool         Grand Central
Fri        19th      Kent                 Ramblin’ Man Fair

 

September
Sat       14th      Sheffield          Rockin The Bowl

 

October

Thu      10th      Holmfirth         Picturedrome
Fri        11th      Helsinki           Virgin Oil and Co                    Finland
Sat       12th      Stockholm       Fryhuset                                  Sweden
Thu      24th      Amsterdam     Q Factory                                Netherlands

November
Fri        29th        Buckley           Tivoli
Sat       30th      Madrid Sala                                         Spain

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