Modern progressive rockers announce catalogue reissues with bonus material and spring UK tour.
Rapidly rising effervescent British progressive/modern melodic rock five-piece Touchstone are set to release their back catalogue on March 26 (Europe) & March 23 (GSA) through SPV/Steamhammer. The group, who are currently promoting new album The City Sleeps, will embark on a mini UK tour in the spring to mark the occasion.
The reissues, which include the enhanced edition of the band’s first EP Mad Hatters (2006) as well as debut full length album Discordant Dreams (2007) and Wintercoast (2009), will contain rare and previously unreleased live bonus tracks recorded at 2010’s High Voltage Festival in London’s Victoria Park, as well as additional never-seen-before artwork by guitarist Adam Hodgson.
The Wintercoast album release will contain fully mixed and mastered live renditions of Shadow and Joker In The Pack, whilst Discordant Dreams will feature the epic Wintercoast and energetic crowd favourite Strange Days. Full track listing for the releases is below.
Touchstone released new studio album The City Sleeps on SPV/Steamhammer in October 2011 to critical acclaim. The album went straight into the UK Top 40 Official Rock Charts at No. 36 and featured in the top 20 of Classic Rock Magazine and Classic Rock Presents PROGs Best Albums of 2011 Critics Choice.
Spring headline tour dates are as follows, and a European tour is currently in the pipeline for autumn 2012:
30th March The Duchess, York + Heather Findlay & Chris Johnson
31st March The Peel, Kingston-Upon-Thames + HAKEN
1st April The Tunnels, Bristol + Shadow Of The Sun