Local falsetto master Sivu has announced details of his sophomore album, ‘Sweet Sweet Silent’. The new record arrives on July 7th and the first single from which, ‘Lonesome’ has been also been shared.

Introduced recently by returning track ‘Childhood House’, this follows Sivu’s widely-acclaimed debut album ‘Something On High’, and extensive touring alongside the likes of London Grammar, George Ezra and Bombay Bicycle Club. An intimate run of warm-up dates have additionally been confirmed for next month, as below, including a Cambridge show on May 5th (tickets).

The first single from the album ‘Lonesome’ unfurls slowly from raw electric guitar and piano into a sweepingly beautiful ballad, with strings from Kirsty Mangan and production from Charlie Andrew (the Brit-Award-winner behind the likes of Alt-J and Marika Hackman). Lyrically, ‘Lonesome’ captures the perils of self-doubt and attempts to battle against your own mind (although musically, this is nothing if not decisive songwriting).

Live dates
3rd May – Brighton, Latest Music Bar
4th May – Norwich, Birdcage
5th May – Cambridge, Unitarian
8th May – London, Rosemary Branch
9th May – Bristol, The Gally
10th May – Manchester, Eagle Inn
11th May – Birmingham, The Ort Café