2012 cross section unveiled

Communion Records will release their 2012 sampler 'New Faces' on April 23rd.

The brain child of Ben Lovett, Kevin Jones, and producer Ian Grimble Communion started out as a live music night in London. Encouraging collaboration, the night quickly spawned a label focussing on new talent.

Since then, Communion has launched regular raids on the charts. Michael Kiwanuka recently hit number four, while Ben Howard's debut album enjoyed success throughout 2011.

Gotye recently notched up Communion's first ever number one single, with the label now preparing to present a new cross section of its roster. 'New Faces' will be released on April 23rd, and opens with a track from Michael Kiwanuka.

Mixing some well established artists with complete newcomers, 'New Faces' includes contributions from 3 Blind Wolves, Dan Croll, Julia Stone, Bear's Den, Joe Banfi and of course Gotye.

A quick quote from Ben Lovett: “Communion has had the pleasure to be involved in the development and emergence of some of the finest songwriters around today. New Faces is our latest compilation, a selection of incredible music from all over the world, some previously unreleased material, some artists you would have become familiar with, and plenty of others that you certainly wouldn't.”

'New Faces' is set to launch with a special show in London at the Shepherds Bar on April 26th.

'New Faces' will be released on April 23rd. Tracklisting:

Michael Kiwanuka - Tell Me A Tale
Julia Stone - Let's Forget All The Things That We Say
Joe Banfi - Olive Green
Gabriel and the Hounds - What Good Would That Do?
Daughter - Love
3 Blind Wolves - Emily Rose
Ben Howard - Three Tree Town
Keaton Henson - To Your Health
Lucy Rose - Middle of the Bed
Matt Corby - Kings and Queens, Beggars and Thieves
Boy and Bear - Milk and Sticks
Jocie Adams - Bed of Notions
Dan Croll - Marion
The Apache Relay - American Nomad (Communion version)
James Vincent McMorrow - Hear The Noise That Moves So Soft And Low
David McCaffery - Stars
Nathaniel Rateliff - Just For Me But I Thought Of You
Will Nott - Won't Go Back
Bear’s Den - Pompeii
Gotye - Bronte
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