Blue Rose Code will release new album The Water of Leith on 27th October 2017.
His first album for Navigator Records Blue Rose Code, aka singer-songwriter Ross Wilon, addresses a variety of themes including love, loss, travel, home, accepting the past and embracing the future. The Water of Leith is a mixture of folk, jazz, soul and pop.
The album features a talented array of musicians including: multi award-winning singer Julie Fowlis, celebrated Gaelic singer Kathleen MacInnes, BBC Folk Award Winner, Ross Ainslie, 2017’s Scottish Jazz Awards’ instrumentalist of the year Konrad Wiszniewski, leading violinist Seonaid Aitken and three of Scotland’s finest jazz musicians; John Lowrie, Colin Steele and James Lindsay.
Singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman appears on the opening track, Over the Fields (for John). The album was co-produced by Ross with Angus Lyon.
The track listing for The Water Of Leith is:
1. Over The Fields (for John)
3. Ebb & Flow
4. Passing Places
6. Nashville Blue
7. On The Hill Remains A Heart
8. Love Is…
10. The Water
11. To The Shore
Blue Rose Code will tour extensively in support of the album release including concerts at Edinburgh Queen’s Hall on November 3rd, London Bush Hall on November 14th, Perth Concert Hall on November 20th and two nights at Harbour Arts in Irvine on November 24th and 25th. For full tour dates visit: http://www.bluerosecode.com/live