‘Blood 23’ will be available digitally at all the usual outlets andbrings together the collective talents of Erik Sandberg (vocals), Simon Smeeton (guitar & backing vocals) and Graham Wann (lead guitar). A version of the track will also feature on Port Sulphur’s forthcoming new album‘Valentino’s’ which is set for release early next year.
The follow up and ‘companion’ to the recent ‘Paranoic Critical’ collection, the new long player features tracks inspired by the distressed ambient drone of Edinburgh’s bars and hugely influential club scene around 1980 / 81.and features a host of collaborations such as former Altered Images guitarist / drummer and renowned producer Stephen Lironi.
Port Sulphur will play their first live show as part of next year’s Celtic Connections festival line up at the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in Glasgow on Friday the 1st February 2019. Celebrating twenty five years of the Creeping Bent label, ‘Things Are Tough, We Can Still Picnic’will also feature The Plastic Youth and the debut live performance of Gareth Sager & The Hungry Ghosts.
FEB 01ST – ‘Things Are Tough, We Can Still Picnic’ – CCA, GLASGOW