The Lion And The Wolf, is to self-release the new album, “Symptoms” through his own label “Courage And Stone Records”
“Symptoms is a reflection of the past four years work. The songs have come together at a time in my life where each track tells an integral part of the journey from playing in front rooms of peoples houses to performing on Europe wide tours.” says Thomas
The Lion and The Wolf is the performing moniker of Thomas George. Thomas has been touring relentlessly throughout the year, and his addictive live set of dejected yet hopeful songs coupled with truthful and earnest vocals have seen him perform all over Europe, from the top to the bottom of the UK, not to mention UK and EU tour support for the likes of Rob Lynch and Our Time Down Here, as well as appearances at Slam Dunk, Hevy Festival and Isle of Wight Festival.
Staying true to the DIY ethic, this extensive touring has all been orchestrated off his own back – something The Lion & The Wolf’s fans highly respect. More recently, Thomas has been in the studio in the south coast of England, recording The Lion & The Wolf’s debut full length. The original bedroom recordings of lo-fi folk songs have been brought to life with full instrumentation and warm analogue sounds. Thomas’ very particular approach to the production of the record meant that the album was recorded with no digital plug-ins whatsoever, serving to create a raw, natural sound and ultimately a more powerful impact, whilst in some ways staying true to the lo-fi sound that shaped previous releases.
Above all, The Lion & The Wolf is known for his solo live shows, which captivates audiences wherever he goes. His dynamic vocal and finger-picking guitar style, together with a tendency to step away from the mic and play directly in the crowd creates a unique, special and emotive experience for audiences.
2014 has already been an incredibly successful year for The Lion & The Wolf. In March he played main support to Rob Lynch on a three week EU tour. Following this he has returned to Europe twice as well as having played dozens of shows and festivals in the UK – In early October, Thomas hit the 100 shows mark for 2014. The rest of the year will see The Lion & The Wolf strengthen his already impressive show count, with UK and EU tours already booked all the way up to December.
Catch The Lion And The Wolf on tour:
22 ERLANGEN E-Werk
23 MUNICH Sunny Red
24 STUTTGART 1210
25 RAVENSBURG 104
27 DORTMUND FZW
28 LEIPZIG Wärmehalle Süd
29 BREMEN Tower
30 HANNOVER Lux
31 GOTTINGEN JT- Kantine
01 OSNABRUCK Kleine Freiheit
03 WIESBADEN Schlachthof
04 JENA Café Wagner
05 BERLIN Privatclub
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