Roy Harper has just announced his 75th Birthday Tour for September 2016 with string and brass arrangements by Fiona Brice.
The tour kicks off at Birmingham Symphony Hall on 7 September and takes in Bridgwater Hall (Manchester, 9/9), Royal Festival Hall (London, 12/9) and Usher Hall (Edinburgh, 17/9).
Here is ‘January Man’ from Roy’s album ‘Man & Myth’ (strings arranged by Fiona Brice).
A 30 minute edited version of BBC Proms 2015 Prom 74 live from the Royal Albert Hall was broadcast 23/11/15 and 31/12/15 on BBCR4 as a special edition of the Wireless Nights Series.
Featuring performances by Jarvis Cocker, BBC Philharmonic and Manchester Chamber Choir, arrangements of ‘Ocean Rain’, ‘Song To The Siren’ and ‘Goodnight’ are by Fiona Brice.
Listen/download via BBC iPlayer or iTunes and read more about ‘Wireless Nights’ at BBC Proms 2015 in Evening Standard, Pitchfork and The Guardian.
The new album by John Grant is out now on Bella Union/Partisan and as of 19/10/15 is at No.1 on the UK Vinyl Charts, No.5 in the UK Top 40 and No.3 in Ireland.
String & brass arrangements by Fiona Brice.
Listen again to BBC Proms ‘Wireless Nights’ with Jarvis Cocker, the BBC Philharmonic and Manchester Chamber Choir live at The Royal Albert Hall. [BBC iPlayer link here, expires 10/10/15, UK only].
Arrangements of ‘Ocean Rain’, ‘Song To The Siren’, ‘Aqua Marina’ and ‘Goodnight’ by Fiona Brice.
Read more about ‘Wireless Nights’ in Stereogum, Evening Standard, Pitchfork and The Guardian.