Roddy Woomble has shared new single 'Like Caruso' - check it out now.
The Scottish songwriter returned to front Idlewild on 2015's studio album 'Everything Ever Written', a wonderful return from a much-loved band.
Roddy's solo work has tended to be dominated by a prevailing interest in folk music, including collaborations with musicians such as John McCusker and Kris Drever.
New single 'Like Caruso' opens a fresh chapter for the songwriter, with the emphatic, barbed vocal set against an arrangement that is almost post-punk in tone.
Reference points could include Bowie's Berlin period or The Blue Nile, while lyrically Roddy recounts a tale of wandering home in the dark, musing on the life of Enrico Caruso.
Hugely impressive, you can check it out below.
Catch Roddy Woomble at the following shows:
11 Greenock The Beacon
12 York The Crescent
13 Cambridge The Portland Arms
14 Brighton Komedia Studio
15 London St Pancras Old Church
16 Hebden Bridge The Traders Club
1 Adam Smith Theatre Kirkaldy
2 Aviemore Old Bridge Inn