Malin Pettersen + Gill Landry

live double bill in-store (free entry | lunchtime 1pm)

Wednesday, 29th January 2020

Rough Trade East

Doors 12:30pm
On-stage 1:00pm
Signing after show

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Malin Pettersen and Gill Landry will both be live in-store at Rough Trade EAST to perform a special free entry double-bill of intimate lunchtime live solo sets.

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Gill Landry's new album 'Skeleton At The Banquet' is released 24th January on Loose Music and will be available to buy on the day of this in-store. You can also pre-order a copy on CD or LP here, and we will have it ready and waiting for you to collect.

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Malin Pettersen's Pause' 7" is also out now via 'Die With Your Boots On Records', and will be available to buy on the day.

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STAGE TIMES:

12.30pm | Album collection for pre-orders / Free Entry

1.00pm | Malin Pettersen live acoustic set (25mins)

1.30pm | Gill Landry live acoustic set (25mins)

2.00pm | Album signing

2.30pm | Finish

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This event is FREE ENTRY, with the option to pre-order an album + ticket for both or either artist, and we will have your guaranteed album ready and waiting to collect on the day of this in-store.

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MALIN PETTERSEN

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Malin Pettersen: Alonesome

(Die With Your Boots On Records 2019)

Widely known for possessing one of Norway’s greatest country voices as the lead singer of Lucky Lips, Malin Pettersen’s career has been a whirlwind since the release of her debut solo album, References Pt.1 in the spring of 2018. Critically lauded in Norway and recent winner of a Spellemann award (Norwegian Grammy), as well as nominated for an Ameripolitan award, the record launched Pettersen’s immensely promising solo career with widespread touring as a result.

Profoundly inspired by a trip to Nashville, which included a slot at The Station Inn with Lucky Lips for Americanafest, Pettersen returned to Norway with several songs ready to record. Wanting to do something wholly different from the band sound of her debut, she recorded a mini album all-alone in the studio. Alonesome showcases Pettersen’s compelling – and at the same time fragile – voice and unique musicianship.

Citing Willie Nelson, Lucinda Williams and Ella Fitzgerald as some of her biggest influences, Pettersen effortlessly mixes country, blues, pop and even jazz in her music. As a songwriter she moves effortlessly between traditional love songs and complex observations on life itself.

The Ameripolitan nomination brought Pettersen back to Tennessee, and after the awards, she found time to record an entirely new album along with a handful of young Nashville cats, scheduled for 2020. But first up is the 6 song collection Alonesome.

Previously, Malin has enjoyed support slots for artists such as Sam Outlaw, Whitney Rose and Joshua Hedley, as well as playing shows with JP Harris and performing at Nashville’s famed Honky Tonk Tuesdays at the American Legion. Having both made waves and new friends in Nashville, Malin’s momentum is still building. Look out for new tour dates, but first of all Alonesome.

Alonesome will be released on Die With Your Boots On Records October 11th 2019.

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GILL LANDRY

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GILL LANDRY

SKELETON AT THE BANQUET

Skeleton At The Banquet is the new album from two-time Grammy award winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Gill Landry.

Landry was originally from Louisiana and started out as a busker on the streets of New Orleans before becoming a contributing member of the band Old Crow Medicine Show with whom he recorded 4 albums and toured from 2004 to 2014. He’s released 4 solo albums to critical acclaim, featuring such artists as Laura Marling, Brandi Carlile, Klara Söderberg (First Aid Kit), The Felice Brothers and Karen Elson among many others. Landry has toured extensively internationally in his own right, and has also supported Mumford & Sons, Brandi Carlile, Ben Harper, Laura Marling, Ben Howard and Bruce Hornsby.

Skeleton At The Banquet is Gill Landry’s fifth solo studio album and the follow-up to 2017’s Love Rides A Dark Horse (Loose/ATO). “This album is a series of reflections and thoughts on the collective hallucination that is America,” he tells us. “With a love song or two thrown in for good measure. I wrote it from within the refuge of a small flat, in a small village in western France where I spent last summer. I found it to be a good place for seeing the forest through the trees, so to speak.”

The album was recorded and produced in Los Angeles by Gill and Seth Ford-Young (Tom Waits, Edward Sharpe). It features Landry on vocals, guitars, pedal steel, keys & harmonica, Seth Ford-Young on bass, Josh Collazo on drums, Stewart Cole on trumpet and Odessa Jorgensen on violin.

Skeleton At The Banquet will be released 24 January 2020 via Loose on LP, CD and digitally.

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