After making a splash with single ‘Unforgiving War’ late last year, We Were Strangers is preparing to release his debut album in March and we’re stoked to premiere the first track from Beneath A Broken Sky. Stefan Melbourne specialises in grandiose compositions that paint a picture in the sky. But where ‘Unforgiving War’ was fragile and beautiful, ‘Giving It All Away’ is a powerful, driving slice of Americana which betrays the influence of The War On Drugs. “’Giving It All Away’ is about throwing yourself into something that once felt completely secure, that you now see is crumbling,” Melbourne said, and it’s certainly a soundscape worth throwing yourself into.
Beneath A Broken Sky is due on March 10, and Melbourne will be supporting it with a tour of Germany and Austria after a couple of dates on home turf in Manchester.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester – 19th February
The Castle, Manchester – 2nd March (With Marty O’Reilly)
Haldern Pop Bar, Haldern – 17th March
Cafe Galao, Stuttgart – 18th March
Lotte Lindenberg, Frankfurt – 19th March
Schlosskeller, Darmstadt – 21st March
Die Wohngemeinschaft, Cologne -22nd March
Generator Hostels, Hamburg – 24th March
Cafe Prinz Willy, Kiel – 25th March
Monarch, Berlin – 26th March
Bedroom disco, Nuremberg – 27th March
Clash, Vienna – 29th March
Song Circle, Vienna – 30th March