The Civil Wars

#633 John Paul White – The Martyr

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After the Civil Wars’ name proved all too apt and the duo went their separate ways in 2014, we’ve heard Joy Williams change direction with her solo album, released last year. Now it’s John Paul White’s turn but this first…

News | Civil Wars return with new record

For Civil Wars fans, there’s good news and bad news. Six months after the band called an unceremonious halt to their European tour to take a break amid “internal discord“, Joy Williams and John Paul White have announced a self-titled…

News | Civil Wars halt tour

The Civil Wars have scrapped the remainder of their European tour amid what the band describe as “internal discord and irreconcilable differences of ambition”. With no indication of what was to come, Joy Williams and John Paul White played a…

Album | The Chieftains – Voice of Ages

When marriages have lasted 50 years, it is traditional to receive presents of gold. For Irish trad-folkies the Chieftains, that particularly anniversary has brought a variety of even more glittering gifts. Keep your Rolex watches and charming carriage clocks. Bin…

News | More Record Store Day releases announced

Belle & Sebastian, Richard Hawley and The Civil Wars will all release limited edition vinyl, along with The Flaming Lips, David Bowie, T-Rex and almost 200 other artists, as part of this year’s Record Store Day (RSD). An unprecedented 192…