At the back end of 2014 West Country 5 piece Empire revealed they would be releasing 3 singles throughout 2015 that would eventually lead to a mini-album. They’ve now revealed the first single from the series.
‘Patchwork and Bone’ can be heard after the jump below and proves to be a powerful slice of straight-up rock that captures the bands mature and anthemic approach.
Vocalist Joe Green passed on this comment about the track:
“This song is about raising questions then trying to understand them – when that happens you tend to really bring your hypothetical questions to life, by you or someone else taking them literally. This song isn’t about just people connecting with my real life situations I have experienced, but its about giving the people who listen to it and chance to become the interpreter. We want people to connect to it in their own way and we think the music and lyrics give people that opportunity.”
The single will be released digitally on February 16th and will coincide with a headline UK tour. The bands second mini-album, ‘Our Simple Truths’ is set to be released in September.
Fri 13th The Anvil, Bournemouth
Sat 14th Tiki Bar, Plymouth
Sun 15th The Cavern, Exeter
Mon16th Sin City, Swansea
Tue 17th The Hope, Brighton
Wed 18th The Black Heart, London
Thu 19th The Owl Sanctuary, Norwich
Fri 20th Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes
Sat 21st Rock City Basement, Nottingham
Sun 22nd The Parish, Huddersfield
Tue 24th The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
Wed 25th The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Thu 26th Think Tank, Newcastle
Fri 27th Lady Luck, Canterbury (Free Entry)
Sat 28th The Two Pigs, Cheltenham