William the Conqueror announce new single and reveal the title of their forthcoming Ethan Johns produced album

Memories make us who we are – they are the story of our lives – but we also find ways to deal with trauma by hiding from tough realities, and the hardest stories to tell are the ones we have to painstakingly piece together from the shards and splinters of long-buried memories… On their new single, William the Conqueror delve deep in to the darkest recesses, gathering clues to unravel a mystery of misplaced worship, adolescence, addiction and the road to recovery.

‘Bleeding on the Soundtrack’ is the first track to appear from their forthcoming album of the same name, recorded at Real World and produced by Ethan Johns (Ryan Adams, Kings of Leon, Laura Marling, The Jayhawks).

Laid down in one blistering take, the track builds from controlled intensity to an explosive climax as Naomi Holmes’ looping bass and Harry Harding’s powerhouse drums drive Ruarri Joseph’s vocals to deliver the soulful confessions of the song’s dramatic narrative.

“I was lucky enough to be in the room when this went down.  All I had to do was sit and listen to an amazing band deliver an incredible take of an enviably honest, well written song.” Ethan Johns

William The Conqueror will be touring the UK in November, previewing songs from their forthcoming new album. Tickets are on sale now for the following shows:-

02 Nov: MANCHESTER Gullivers

08 Nov: CIRENCESTER, Kings Head

10 Nov: EXETER Phoenix

15 Nov: LONDON, Water Rats

16 Nov: WINCHESTER, The Railway Inn

23 Nov: GUILDFORD Star Inn

25 Nov: LEEDS, Oporto

28 Nov: SHEFFIELD, Greystones

30 Nov: TRURO Old Bakery Studios

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