It’s been quite a year so far for Tide Lines, the ‘folk rock band’ formed in 2016 which includes our own Ross Wilson on keyboards. They have already landed their second UK top 15 album and played to 12 thousand on their subsequent UK album tour. Now they look forward to their biggest ever headline gig in Glasgow’s Queen’s Park on June 23rd. This festival-style show is in a Big Top Tent and Tide Lines will be joined by special guests: Idlewild, Calum Bowie, and Quiet Houses.
The band’s third album ‘An Ocean Full of Islands’ (written and recorded over a period of a year and a half in the former Baptist Church in Bunessan, Mull) was released in April and finished the week at no.1 on the Scottish album charts, no.1 on the iTunes album chart, no.2 on the UK Independent chart and no.13 on the Official UK Album chart. This is the band’s 2nd top 15 UK album chart entry, which is remarkable for an unsigned independent band… more in the printed issue
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