Radical Face Joins Nettwerk's International Label Roster; European Tour Starts Jan 23
Nettwerk-managed indie pop-folk artist Radical Face (aka Ben Cooper) -- who released his critically-acclaimed sophomore album The Family Tree: The Roots in North America in October on his own Bear Machine label -- has just inked a deal with Nettwerk's label side for the album's release in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The Family Tree: The Roots will be out at the end of January/early February (release dates vary across each territory). Hauntingly beautiful, Radical Face’s new album glimmers with folk, pop and Ben’s wide-open vocals. His European tour kicks off January 23rd with back to back sold-out shows in London. See below for full list of dates.
After four years of honing the album concept, which depicts the life and tribulations of a family from the 1800’s, Ben recorded The Family Tree: The Roots alone in a tool shed and limited the songwriting to instruments that would have been accessible in the 1800’s. Incorporating piano, acoustic guitar, a floor tom, and voices, he only brought in additional instruments of the era during tracking when needed. From soaring tracks like “A Pound of Flesh” and “Severus and Stone,” to eerily dark pieces like “Black Eyes” and “Kin,” to warm, enlightening gems like “Always Gold” and “Mountains,” the songs flow together with mindful artistic clarity, allowing the listener to fully escape into the album as the stories unravel.
Keep reading for European tour dates.
Radical Face European Tour 2012
23-Jan London, UK - SOLD OUT Lexington
24-Jan London, UK - SOLD OUT Lexington
26-Jan Vannes, France Echonova
27-Jan Paris, France Mo Fo'
28-Jan Cognac, France West Rock
29-Jan La Roche Sur Yon, France Fuzz Yon
31-Jan Brussels, Belgium AB Club
1-Feb Amsterdam, Netherlands Paradiso
2-Feb Groningen, Netherlands Vera
3-Feb Hamburg, Germany Prinzenbar
4-Feb Berlin, Germany Roter Salon
5-Feb Cologne, Germany Studio 672
7-Feb Munich, Germany Atomic Café
8-Feb Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland Amalgame Club
9-Feb Baden, Switzerland One Of A Million Festival
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