each song is full of little moments which make you sit up and take notice.
An in-depth interview from Rodge where he discusses his music and writing:Rodge Glass interview
Some lovely reviews at the following:THE SCOTSMAN – http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/reviews/Album-review-Burnt-Island.6150885.jpTHE SKINNY – http://www.theskinny.co.uk/article/98927-burnt-island—music-and-maths-epSCOTLAND ON SUNDAY – http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/music/Album-Review-Burnt-Island.6150507.jp
Wait no more! You can now buy the excellent Music and Maths from Burnt Island direct from the Chaffinch shop.This “beautiful and understated” mini-album truly is “an auspicious debut”.Or in the band’s own words “It’s quite subtle, understated stuff – I like to think of it as 3am music, like someone is sitting on your shoulder whispering sour nothings into your ear …”Buy Music and Maths by Burnt Island
Lyrical. That seems like a good place to start describing Burnt Island. They’re folksy in the most credible fashion, a soft collision of heart-warming balladry and the kind of fey, literate indie-pop which Glasgow moves to.
Not seen Burnt Island live yet?
Here’s a few more dates for your diary.19th March: King Tut’s, Glasgow (supporting Emma Pollock)24th March: The Forest Café, Edinburgh26th March: Roxy Art House, Edinburgh (with Alan Bissett, Adam Stafford and The Kays Lavelle)
The new Burnt Island mini-album is now available for pre-order. The album will officially be released on 15th March.Order your copy now from the Chaffinch shop.
Head over to the Peenko music blog for an interview with Burnt Island songwriter Rodge Glass …Peenko Scottish Music Blog
Burnt Island are a Glasgow indie darling’s dream band …
Subtlety is in thin supply in today’s overwrought music scene, so it’s refreshing to hear a beautiful and understated debut like this.