The Rifles announce Unplugged Album
After last year’s release ofBig Life, Indie veterans The Rifles today announce the release of The Rifles Unplugged Album: Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, due for release 28th April 2017.
The new album was recorded in the historic Abbey Road Studios, London in just the one take in early January 2017. This stripped down album features Joel Stoker & Luke Crowther accompanied in the studio by Deano Mumford on keys along with a string quartet and 30 piece fan Choir adding vocals to 3 tracks on the album.
We had a fantastic day at Abbey Road & have wanted to nail some recordings of our songs acoustically with strings for a long time, and feel this album has really raised the bar, can’t wait for people to hear it!
The Rifles Unplugged Album: Recorded at Abbey Road Studios features a selection of The Rifles classic songs and from their latest album Big Life as well as an exclusive new track making up 16 songs in total (full tracklisting below).
1. The General
2. Out In the Past
3. Local Boy
4. In Key
5. Minute Mile
6. The Great Escape
7. Spend a Lifetime
8. Rock the Boat
10. The Hardest Place To Find Me
11. Tangled Up In Love
12. You Win Some
13. For the Meantime
14. Coming Home (Rifles Choir)
15. Romeo & Julie (Rifles Choir)
16. Under and Over (Rifles Choir)
The Rifles will play headline shows UK and Ireland in May. Tour dates can be found below.
The Rifles — In Key (Recorded at Abbey Road Studios)
2nd — Thekla, Bristol
3rd — Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
8th — The Glee Clib, Birmingham
9th — Junction 1, Cambridge
12th — Gorilla, Manchester
13th -Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
17th — King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
18th — The Tunnels, Aberdeen
19th — Sage Two, Gateshead
20th — Crescent, York
23rd — Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
24th — The Y Theatre, Leicester
25th — The Bullingdon Oxford
27th — Assembly Hall, Islington
1st — Empire, Belfast
2nd — Workman’s Club, Dublin
Originally published at Indie is not a genre.