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Seth Lakeman to release new album The Well-Worn Path in October

The folk star will support the album with a tour in November.

Seth Lakeman
Credit: Matt Austin

Seth Lakeman will release his ninth solo album The Well-Worn Path on 26th October 2018 via Cooking Vinyl.

The album’s lead single is Divided We Will Fall, an upbeat track that’s available to download and stream now. You can hear it below:

Lakeman recorded The Well-Worn Path in his garden studio on Dartmoor in January. The recording was done during a short break from touring with Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters.

Working with producer Ben Hillier (Elbow, Blur, Depeche Mode, Doves), Lakeman has returned to his organic, classic folk-rock approach with his trademark foot-stomping, fiddle bow-shredding and soaring vocals all present.

The band on the album features Ben Nicholls (upright and electric bass), new boys Kit Hawes (electric and acoustic guitar) and Evan Jenkins (drums) and one of the finest female folk voices, Kathryn Roberts (Seth’s sister-in-law).

Talking about the album Lakeman says, “This ninth CD is quite different from my previous album, with more of a prog-rock approach. My last record was a deliberately understated Americana set, but this one is more rocking.”

Lakeman will be on the road in support of the record in November at the following dates:

Wed 14 Nov – Gloucester, Guildhall
Thu 15 Nov – Wolverhampton, Slade Rooms
Fri 16 Nov – Leeds, Brudenell Social Rooms
Sat 17 Nov – Holmfirth, Picturedrome
Sun 18 Nov – Cardiff, Tramshed
Mon 19 Nov – London, Islington Assembly Hall
Tue 20 Nov – Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
Wed 21 Nov – Cambridge, Junction
Thu 22 Nov – Frome, Cheese & Grain
Fri 23 Nov – Leamington, SPA Assembly
Sat 24 Nov – Falmouth Princess Pavilion

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