New Release & Video: Ben Howard – Murmurations / Nica Libres At Dusk

Ben has today shared the video for Nica Libres At Dusk – shot earlier this year in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco and directed by Ben himself

Take a look below…

In addition, he has also unveiled new single Murmurations, the fourth and final track to be lifted from Ben’s forthcoming third album, Noonday Dream, ahead of its release on 1st June

Listen to Murmurations here…

It has been four years since Ben’s second album, I Forget Where We Were, debuted at number 1 in the UK. Since its release, Ben formed his own independent record label, Hell Up Records, to release his long-standing guitarist and collaborator Mickey Smith’s debut album under the A Blaze Of Feather moniker. Now Ben welcomes in his own new full length record, Noonday Dream. The band has since expanded to nine players, and with their assistance, Ben has created a mesmerisingly rich and textured body of work

The album was recorded in numerous studios between South West France and South West England, including the legendary Sawmills. It was written and produced by Ben. The transformation and development in Ben’s writing from his successful debut LP back in 2011, to the immersive darkness of 2014’s I Forget Where We Were, and now on the cusp of another new sonic phase in Noonday Dream, could and should cement his status as one of the UK’s most gifted and unpredictable of artists

Forthcoming live dates as follows…

27th May – Coliseu, Lisbon
28th May – Teatro Sa Da Bandeira, Porto SOLD OUT
29th May – Teatro Victoria Eugenia, San Sebastian SOLD OUT
1st June – E-Werk, Cologne SOLD OUT
3rd June – Sentrum Scene, Oslo SOLD OUT
4th June – Cirkus, Stockholm SOLD OUT
6th June – Admiralpalast, Berlin SOLD OUT
8th June – Stodola, Warsaw SOLD OUT
9th June – Divadlo Archa, Prague SOLD OUT
11th June – Salle Pleyel, Paris SOLD OUT
13th June – Eventim Apollo, London SOLD OUT
14th June – Eventim Apollo, London SOLD OUT
28th June – Playhouse, Edinburgh SOLD OUT
29th June – Albert Hall, Manchester SOLD OUT
30th June – The Eden Sessions, Cornwall SOLD OUT
3rd July – Nuits de Fourviere, Lyon
4th July – Anfiteatro del Vittoriale, Gardone Riviera
6th July – Rock Wertcher, Belgium
7th July – AFAS, Amsterdam
8th July – Rockhal, Luxembourg
13th July – Mad Cool Festival, Madrid
14th July – Cruilla Festival, Barcelona
22nd July – Splendour In The Grass, Byron Bay
1st September – Stradbally, Electric Picnic
8th September – Lollapalooza, Berlin