Ash’s brand new studio album Islands is released today. It has already gained widespread praise from critics and fans alike and propelled the band back in to the spotlight. Here’s a collection of Islands album reviews from around the web:
- Louder Sound
- God is in the TV
- Golden Plec
- Entertainment Focus
- Contact Music
- Spectral Nights
- The Young Folks
The band have also been extremely busy on the press circuit, here’s a selection of interviews:
- Irish Examiner - Creative fires are still burning after 25 years.
- Music Radar - When it wasn’t cool to have flash solos, I was still doing them.
- The Irish Times - Tim Wheeler on the new Ash album and BBC Biggest Weekend in Belfast gig
- Cryptic Rock - Interview with Tim Wheeler
- Icon vs Icon - Tim Wheeler on the band’s evolution, eclectic new album and bright future!
- Entertainment Focus - Tim Wheeler on new album Islands and the secret to their longevity
Ash played a special album launch show last night at the The Hippodrome in London for Banquet Records. The band gave a live debut to Islands track “Somersault”, you can see the full set list here.