Shows, two of, boom boom!

As promised, shows, two of. Boom boom. A New International & Heist – live Edinburgh, Voodoo Rooms – Friday 29th April – tickets here Glasgow, Glad Café – Saturday 30th April – tickets here April, to TS Eliot, was the cruellest month. April, for Edna St Vincent Millay, was not enough. I disagree. April, to me, feels like forgiveness. And… Read more →

Ghost Light – new single and video out now

“Burn,   or the night will follow” A synth-pop devotional in praise of the light, “Ghost Light” is the latest song to be released from ANI’s forthcoming third album “Lost and Later Songs”.  This is another song with a bit of a past. 14th April 2010 at 9.50am is the earliest noted record in the archives for this one.  It… Read more →

Drunk is a holiday, single and video out now

Lost and Later Songs #2 – Drunk is a holiday   “Ought we to be drunk every night?” Sebastian asked one morning. “Yes, I think so.” “I think so too.” ― Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited The chorus melody for “Drunk is a holiday” came to me, perhaps fittingly enough, in the middle of a hangover. I would date that hangover… Read more →


Lost and Later Songs #1 – Swirly “Kite high and I don’t care about a thing Time, fly to what tomorrow may bring” It’s swirly, man. “Swirly” is the first song to be released from A New International’s forthcoming album “Lost and Later Songs”, a collection of new and never before seen songs recorded under the pandemic-era lockdown conditions of… Read more →

Lost and Later Songs

Did you ever wish you could go back in time and walk down the road not taken? Say what you like about catastrophic global pandemics but all that furloughed downtime is a gift of unclaimed hours and days unlikely to happen again this side of the pension. I saw others making use of this time to create beautiful gardens, build… Read more →