New Single and Live Shows

  Internationalism begins at home. The march towards #anialbum3 begins in Edinburgh and Glasgow with new single “History Will Be Ours”, a jolly mash up of music hall and good old fashioned sedition, featuring special guests the upper classes slumming it around a pub piano in a bargain basement Busby Berkeley dance number. With top hat, tails and a comedy trombone. Footage… Read more →

End of the year

It’s been an exciting year for us, releasing our second album The Dark Carnival and being part of the theatre show with Vanishing Point which toured the country.  There may well be a curtain call or two in the future but meantime we are in production for album three and will have more news on this in the Spring.  Thank… Read more →

ANI HQ Communiqué – Eulogy for The Dark Carnival

New single “Until The Earth Runs Dry” is A New International’s farewell to “The Dark Carnival”, acclaimed second album and soundtrack to the hit theatre show created in collaboration with Vanishing Point Theatre Company. Next year will see the release of brand new recordings and some special UK live dates as the band move towards the release of album three… Read more →

Last show of the year-Cumbernauld!

The final show of the year for us is coming up soon when we open for Goodbye Mr MacKenzie at Submarine, Cumbernauld on Saturday 14th December. I once played here, more years ago than I care to share, back when it was Papa Doc’s nightclub. I remember thinking that it seemed a little unusual to name a nightclub after a… Read more →

The Dark Carnival Unplugged tour

  Here we come- MON 13 MAY Isle of Eigg Community Hall THU 16 MAY Theatre Royal Dumfries FRI 17 MAY Paisley Arts Centre SAT 18 MAY Eastgate Theatre, Peebles SUN 19 MAY MacArts, Galashiels WED 22 MAY Latheron Hall FRI 24 MAY Dunoon Burgh Hall SAT 25 MAY Cairndow Village Hall, Cairndow SUN 26 MAY The Barn, Banchory MON… Read more →

New album available to pre-order now!

Ladies and Gentlemen of this world or the underworld.  We have news. The Dark Carnival is now available to pre-order on Bandcamp. You’ll be able to download Necropolitan and Dark Carnival immediately and you’ll receive another track early next week. Here it is for your ordering pleasure: Read more →

The Dark Carnival album launch 26/4/19

Ladies and Gentlemen

With our run of theatre shows all but over, we are delighted to finally announce the date and details of the release of our album, The Dark Carnival.  This will be released on Friday 26th April and you will be able to stream and download your copy then.

On the same day, at Glasgow University Union Debates Chamber – you are cordially invited to a night in the Underworld to celebrate the launch. For £10 we shall ferry you there and back again. It is the bargain of all eternity. Get your tickets here:

Art direction by Niall Walker, photography by Mihaela Bodlovic

Art direction by Niall Walker, photography by Mihaela Bodlovic

all the best

ani x

Dark Carnival – new single out today!

Our second single from the new album is out today: Dark Carnival – title track from the album out later in the spring, The Dark Carnival. The video for the song is part spooky pop video, part spooky theatrical trailer.  It gives you just a taste of what life is like for the band of the underworld in the ground… Read more →


Roll up, roll up Ladies and Gentlemen  we bring you Necropolitan – first single from our forthcoming album, The Dark Carnival. Directed by Matthew Lenton, Artistic Director of Vanishing Point Theatre Company and filmed by Daryl Cockburn, Necropolitan is a first glimpse of our collaboration with Vanishing Point on the major new theatre show The Dark Carnival, a tragi-comic pop-opera set in a graveyard, both… Read more →