Dylan John Thomas today shares his new track ‘Up In The Air’ as the latest song to preview the January 26th release of his eagerly anticipated self-titled debut album. It comes as he prepares to embark upon his biggest UK headline tour to date which includes three sold-out shows at Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom. All 10,000 tickets for the tour’s shows in Scotland sold-out months in advance with the rest of the tour now over 95% sold. Listen HERE.
Alternating between reflective acoustic and ska rave-up, ‘Up In The Air’ is guaranteed to ignite audiences at Dylan’supcoming shows. As with the rest of the upcoming album, the track’s exuberant live energy is amplified by the backing of Dylan’s live band – Steve Liddle (bass), Cam Robinson (drums) and Liam Cassidy (keys) – with production from Rich Turvey (Blossoms, Courteneers) and Dylan himself.
Dylan says, “A ska tune with a guitar lament – inspirations from The Specials and Madness with a folk verse that will be great to play live.”
Also featuring the recent singles ‘Rich Boy’ and ‘Yesterday Is Gone’, Dylan John Thomas is releasing a self-titled debut album is available to pre-order or pre-save HERE. Album bundles from his official store includes a signed lyric sheet of the song ‘What I Need’ and exclusive white vinyl while Assai Records stock a limited, signed and hand-numbered turquoise vinyl obi edition of the album.
Dylan’s upcoming headline shows are listed below. Limited tickets remain available for some dates.
2nd – Leeds, Beckett Students’ Union
3rd – Liverpool, O2 Academy 1 (SOLD OUT)
4th – Newcastle, University (SOLD OUT)
7th – Birmingham, O2 Institute 2 (SOLD OUT)
9th – Glasgow, Barrowland Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
10th – Glasgow, Barrowland Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
11th – Glasgow, Barrowland Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
14th – Cardiff, Globe (SOLD OUT)
15th – Southampton, Papillon
16th – London, Garage
19th – Aberdeen, Beach Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
24th – Edinburgh, O2 Academy (SOLD OUT)