This Year’s Most Intriguing New Discovery – Benjamin Francis Leftwich is set to release his stunning debut album ‘Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm’ on 4th July, the album will be preceded by the great new single Box Of Stones, which is due for release on 20th June.The new album follows on from the success of 2010‘s ‘A Million Miles Out’ EP and this year’s ‘Pictures’ EP, which have placed him as one of the most exciting upcoming talents in the UK.
Ben recently completed his first UK headline tour in early 2011 which included sold out gigs in Manchester, Bristol, Brighton and London and has supported Noah & The Whale on their April UK tour.
This success has also led to a series of confirmed forthcoming festival appearances including Camden Crawl, Dot-To-Dot, Bestival, Boardmasters, Green Man and Glastonbury.
The album ‘Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm’ will be released on 4th July preceded by single ‘Box Of Stones’ on 20th June.
We can’t wait!
May 28th 2011 Dot To Dot Festival, Bristol
May 29th 2011 Dot To Dot Festival, Nottingham
May 30th 2011 Dot To Dot Festival, Manchester
June 01st 2011 Kazimier, Liverpool
June 02nd 2011 The Garage, London
June 03rd 2011 HMV Institute, Birmingham
June 04th 2011 Classic Grand, Glasgow
June 05th 2011 Middlesbrough Music Live, Middlesbrough
June 06th 2011 Deaf Institute, Manchester
June 18th 2011 Goldcoast Ocean Festival, Croyde
July 15: DUBLIN/Sugar Club (supporting Liam Finn)
July 16: CORK/Cyprus Avenue
July 17: GALWAY/Roisin Dubh
July 18: LIMERICK/Dolan’s Upstairs
July 20: DUBLIN/Whelan’s (upstairs)
July 21: BELFAST/McHughs
July 24th 2011 Secret Garden Party, Huntingdon
July 30th 2011 Camp Bestival, Lulwort Cove
August 06th 2011 Belladrum Festival, Inverness
August 12th 2011 Relentless Boardmasters, Cornwall
August 13th 2011 Summer Sundae Festival, Leicester
August 14th 2011 Leeds Beacons Festival, Leeds
August 21st 2011 Green Man Festival, Hay On Wye
Sept 09th 2011 Bestival, Isle Of Wight
Sept 10th 2011 Harvest At Jimmy’s, Ipswich
Sept 11th 2011 Alex James presents, Oxon