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Songs To Play

Songs To Play album cover

Robert Forster's first album in seven years, Songs To Play, was released on 18th September 2015 by Tapete Records on vinyl, CD and download.

The album was produced by Robert with Scott Bramley and Luke McDonald of The John Steel Singers. Scott and Luke play on the album along with Matt Piele and Karin Baumler.

Tracks on Songs To Play include Learn To Burn, Let Me Imagine You, Songwriters On The Run, I Love Myself (And I Always Have) and Disaster In Motion. Full tracklisting here. Songs to Play can be heard as a stream from The Guardian and the Courier-Mail.

The album can be ordered now from Tapete Records, as deluxe vinyl, regular vinyl or 4-panel gatefold limited CD. Both vinyl versions include a copy of the album on CD. The deluxe vinyl version is limited to 500 copies and comes in a special 'Tip-on' style cover. It also includes a postcard signed by Robert Forster and a @I Love Myself (And I Always Have)' sticker. Full details on all versions can be found on the Tapete Records website.

Robert will be appearing live through to the end of the year in support of Songs To Play. Scroll down for dates.

More about Songs To Play in this YouTube video clip:.

Album reviews have appeared in:

Rolling Stone Australia Salzburger Fenster Hot Press Mojo Uncut
The Guardian Sunday Express Record Collector Magazine Mail on Sunday
Magnet Magazine The Talkhouse Herald Scotland
A Pessimist Is Never Disappointed Spex magazine News.Com.Au NPR Music

Live shows update

Robert Forster live in Oxford poster NEW DATES ADDED

Amsterdam: Amstelkerk, Wednesday 9th December 2015. Tickets on sale on Saturday 19th September 2015
Madrid: El Sol, Wednesday 13th January 2016. Tickets on sale on Tuesday 15th September 2015
Barcelona: La [2] de Apolo, Thursday 14th January 2016. Tickets on sale on Tuesday 15th September 2015

Robert Forster live shows

21st November 2015: Newstead, The Triffid
22nd November 2015: Mullum Music Festival
25th November 2015: Katoomba, Clarendon Guest House
26th November 2015: Darlinghurst, Oxford Art Factory
27th November 2015: Queenscliff Music Festival
27th November 2015: Thornbury, Thornbury Theatre

7th December 2015: London, Bush Hall
9th December 2015: Amsterdam, Amstelkerk (on sale 19th September 2015)
10th December 2015: Köln, Gebäude 9
11th December 2015: Berlin, Monarch
12th December 2015: Hamburg, Knust
14th December 2015: Frankfurt, Zoom
15th December 2015: Erlangen, E-Werk
16th December 2015: St Gallen, Palace
17th December 2015: Schorndorf, Monarch
19th December 2015: Regensburg, Deggingerhaus
20th December 2015: Wien, Theater Akzent

13th Jauary 2016: Madrid, El Sol (on sale 15th September 2015)
14th Jauary 2016: Barcelona, La [2] de Apolo (on sale 15th September 2015)

Full details of live performance dates, venues and ticket information

Blood And The Moon

Blood and The Moon poster Blood and The Moon - A Provocation On Yeats will be performed at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, on 13th and 14th September 2015.

Robert Forster has been invited to contribute, alongside performers including Anna Calvi, Cathal Coughlan, Sam Amidon, Paul Muldoon and others, at the invitation of Thomas Bartlett. Tickets go on sale on Friday 22nd May 2015.

More information from the National Concert Hall website.

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