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New Release: BLEAK SOUL - 'Denver 2015'



With the announcement of their sophomore album, Shouting With Nothing To Say, set to release in March 2022, Benjamin Langford-Biss’ (formally of As It Is) latest project, Bleak Soul, will be the latest single from the album, Denver 2015 on February 23rd 2022.


Discussing the song itself, Bleak Soul continues, “Denver 2015 is the first of a trilogy of songs on the record set in Denver over a 4 year span. Although it’s a quiet somber acoustic track it’s actually quite comical. This song details my first ever time touring America when our driver was speeding black ice to get to a dispensary before it closed. That night we stayed in the worst place I’ve ever had the displeasure of staying in. In essence the song is about how we go through pain and discomfort in order to do the things we love and how in turn the things we love might kill us. This song sets the scene and the auto-biographical narrative for the record.”


Discussing the new album, Langford-Biss said, "Shouting With Nothing to say is the record I’ve always wanted to make but always been too afraid to. It’s raw, often quiet, sometimes loud and brutally honest and allows all my flaws and imperfections to show. I wanted this record to be more of a soundtrack, with vignettes of specific moments in my life forming a larger picture. The record fundamentally is about change; within the space of a couple of months everything I’d spent the best part of a decade working on was gone and making this record helped me deal with that. There is a comfort in the mundane, in the the simple things that make us human and this is me trying to find it. The internet has meant the world has become a place where people try to shout the loudest, a lot of the time with no real depth and this record is an escape from that. It is a self-aware reflection on my own need to tell a story in order to feel like I have purpose."


Check out 'Denver 2015' here:

BLEAK SOUL is going on tour! Dates below.


LIVE SHOWS

5th March 2022 - Tunbridge Wells, Forum Basement^ 16th March 2022 - Brighton, The Prince Albert^ 17th March 2022 - Cardiff, The Moon^ 18th March 2022 - London, Signature Brew Haggerston^ 19th March 2022 - Birmingham, The Flapper^ 20th March 2022 - Leicester, Firebug^ 2nd April 2022 - O2 Academy2 Islington, London* 7th July 2022 - 2000 Trees Festival, Cheltenham


^album release shows w/ The Nightmares & Autumnboy

*supporting TOVA


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