KING CREOSOTE & JON HOPKINS RELEASE NEW EP, HONEST WORDS, ON 19TH SEPTEMBER 2011

King Creosote and Jon Hopkins | 02/08/11

Image: KC & JH New Press Shot

Pre-order 'John Taylor's Month Away / Missionary' 7" HERE

Following the Mercury nomination for their first collaborative album Diamond Mine, King Creosote & Jon Hopkins can now reveal details of their next EP, Honest Words. Featuring a reworking of album track 'Bats In The Attic' as well as two brand new songs, the EP will be available on 19th September on 12” vinyl (DS048T) and via digital download (DS048D).

Lyrically, there's more soul-searching than Fife folklore on the EP follow up to Diamond Mine - the teasing out of the truth in an obfuscating lyric, or contemplating the truth as laid bare by feline nature and star fields. The music underneath follows these thoughts into more expansive, crystalline realms, far away from the harbours and tea-rooms where they began.

To pre-order the EP click HERE

Tracklisting is as follows:

Honest Words
Aurora Boring Alias
Bats In The Attic (Unravelled)

Don't forget to catch King Creosote and Jon Hopkins live, their recent sold out show at The Union Chapel ‘sounded ancient and modern, complex yet blissfully sparse, and very, very beautiful’ (5* review from the Evening Standard).  Forthcoming UK dates are as follows:

FRI 12 AUG UK LEICESTER SUMMER SUNDAE WEEKENDER www.summersundae.com
WED 7 SEP UK GLASGOW GRAND OLD OPRY CLUB www.synergyconcerts.com
THU 8 SEP UK MANCHESTER DEAF INSTITUTE www.thedeafinstitute.co.uk
FRI 9 SEP UK LONDON QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL www.southbankcentre.co.uk
SAT 10 SEP UK ISLE OF WIGHT BESTIVAL www.bestival.net / www.ticketline.co.uk/bestival-tickets

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