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The Hanging Stars


Folk music seems to be a genre I dip in-and-out of; the multi-faceted style manages to have different elements that have the roots of traditional folk music underpinning those subversions that make it so sprawling. Anti-folk, neofolk, Americana – there is a list that can go on. Be it the earnest, lo-fidelity accomplishments of Willy …

Since their first album London’s The Hanging Stars have changed band members and opened their eyes a little beyond the charming indie/americana of their first full length. For their second full length – Songs for Somewhere Else, Recorded in Bark Studios, Walthamstow – hardly Laurel Canyon I grant you, but it can get sunny there …

“On A Sweet Summer’s Day” is the new single to be taken from cosmic folk outfit The Hanging Stars’ forthcoming album Songs For Somewhere Else, due out on 9 February 2018 on Crimson Crow. The band have also announced some live dates, including a London album launch at The Victoria in Hackney on 22 February. …