New Video Premiere: Port Cities – How To Lose You

This lunchtime, we’re delighted to bring you the premiere of Port Cities’ brand new single and accompanying visuals, for How To Lose You – which comes from their highly-anticipated self-titled debut album, due March 9th

Take a listen to this storming number, below…

Port Cities’ music is a perfect balance of Nashville (where much of it was recorded) and Nova Scotia (where the band reside); of the rustic and atmospheric, of indie intimacy and the sort of arena-anthems that betray Port Cities’ globe-trotting ambitions; 2018 sees the band embark upon their second cross European tour, including a timely stint here in the UK, where their following is building up nicely off the back of 2017’s visit, and the hugely successful #PostcardsFromPortCities series of videos

A port city is a place where cultures and histories collide, where goods and ideas are imported and absorbed into the local bloodstream. Not entirely un-coincidentally, Port Cities the band is the musical equivalent; a melting pot of three of Canada’s most creative individual talents, drawn together to make an entity even more outstanding as a group than as its constituent parts

As with any form of musical collaboration, the magic occurs in the blending of one element with another, but unlike most groups, Port Cities never started out to be a band. Comprised of trio of celebrated Nova Scotian musicians Carleton Stone, Dylan Guthro and Breagh MacKinnon, Port Cities were drawn together through songwriting as independent artists, with every intention of crafting new material, and then going their separate ways. Yet that is not quite how it panned out

Port Cities are still bathing in the afterglow of November’s Nova Scotia Music Week, where they scooped no less than five awards, including album of the year, digital artist of the year and entertainer of the year. You can hear the new tracks on the forthcoming UK tour…

24th March – Newcastle, Cluny
25th March – Manchester, The Castle
26th March – Glasgow, King Tuts
27th March – London, Slaughtered Lamb
29th March – Bath, Chapel Arts Centre
30th March – Hull, Kardomah 94
31st March – York, The Basement