Ethan Johns Prepares Solo Album

'If Not Now When?'
Ethan Johns

Ethan Johns is set to release his new solo album 'If Not Now When?' in February.

A highly acclaimed producer, Ethan Johns has helped steer highly successful releases from Kings of Leon, Ryan Adams and countless others. Now the studio figure is set to step into the limelight, after confirming plans for a solo album. 'If Not Now When?' will be released in February, housed by the producer's own Three Crows Records label.

Seemingly written in between his high profile projects, Ethan Johns was able to call on the assistance of several famous guests. Ryan Adams, Laura Marling and Danny Thompson all appear on the record, while production duties were shared. "I have to offer very deep appreciation to both Dominic Monks and Jeremy Stacey who certainly took over principal duties on that front" he said recently, "but otherwise it was down to whoever was in the room at the time!" Out in February, you can download free track 'Whip Poor Will' on Ethan Johns' website. Alternatively, you can stream it below.

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Alongside this, Ethan Johns is preparing a tour of record shops around the country. “I'm doing this tour primarily because visiting local record stores is still one of my favourite things to do. You just don't know what you’re going to find, whether it be an elusive album you've been searching for, for years, or an amazing new local band the shop assistant is playing when you walk through the door. Nothing beats it!" he explained.

Upcoming live shows:

October

29 London St. Pancras Old Church

November

5 Cardiff Spillers

6 Bristol Rise

8 London Rough Trade West

9 Kingston Banquet

10 Lewes Union Record Store

12 Worcester Rise Music

13 Cheltenham Rise Music

16 Marlborough Sound Knowledge

17 Oxford Truck Records

19 Letchworth David’s Music

21 Liverpool The Music Consortium

22 Newcastle RPM

23 Glasgow Love Music

24 Stockton-on-Tees Sound It Out

27 Wimborne Square Records

28 Totnes The Drift Record Store

29 Newton Abbot Phoenix Sounds

30 Barnstable Solo

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