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LISTEN: Roddy Frame - Forty Days Of Rain
Laurie Tuffrey , March 10th, 2014 10:00

First track from new album Seven Dials, out in May

Photograph courtesy of Steve Gullick

Roddy Frame, the singer-songwriter and former Aztec Camera frontman, has just announced his fourth solo album. Titled Seven Dials, it'll be out via Edwyn Collins' AED Records (the album was also recorded with long-term Collins collaborator Seb Lewsley at West Heath Studios in London), and is out almost exactly eight years after his previous solo LP, Western Skies from 2006, on May 5. He's given us a first taste of the record with 'Forty Days Of Rain' - have a listen below.

Frame will be following the album's release with a show at Shepherd's Bush Empire in London on May 22, with details of a full UK tour set to be announced shortly; get tickets via his website here. In related news, Aztec Camera's 1983 debut High Land, Hard Rain, which Frame performed in full over three dates in December, was recently reissued by Domino in the US - get hold of it here.

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