Classic indie band, Wedding Present, return with new album, ‘Valentina’ and world tour.
On March 19th the death to trad rock, high velocity guitar band will release their 8th album on their own Scopitones label. recorded in France,California and Brighton during 2011 and mixed by Andrew Scheps [whose past credits include Metallica, Iggy Pop and Johnny Cash].
The ten track Valentina comes four years after 2008’s El Rey, the longer than usual delay reflecting The Wedding Present’s commitment to touring and other side projects involving the group’s founding member, David Gedge.
The current line up of the band is…
David Gedge: Singing, guitars and percussion
Graeme Ramsay (co-writer with Gedge of all but one of the songs on the album): guitars, piano, harmonium
Pepe le Moko: bass and backing vocals
Charles Layton: drums and percussion
The album will be launched at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, the band will be embarking on a month long tour of North America which will see the new album played back to back with the band’s classic album Seamonsterslive, in its entirety.