Following a most-triumphant launch show on Saturday night at Glasgow's Kinning Park Complex (see Matthew McAndrew's excellent photo gallery for Line of Best Fit), Randolph's Leap's "witty" (The Quietus), "gorgeous" (The List), "beauty" (The Skinny) of a new album Clumsy Knot - album of the week in yesterday's Scotland on Sunday - is released today. If you're yet to treat your ears to a listen, stop what you're doing right now and head over to Folk Radio UK, where it's streaming exclusively for a limited time only.
Clumsy Knot is available in three formats:
If you missed the launch show on Saturday, fear not, for Randolph's Leap have a whole variety of gig and festival appearances coming up this spring and summer, now including Lost Map's special Island Hop event at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London on Sun, May 18 and the Belladrum Festival, Inverness, over the weekend Aug 8-9:
Fri, Apr 18 @ Wales Goes Pop, Cardiff (w/ Rozi Plain)
Sat, Apr 19 @ Stockton Calling, Stockton
Thu, May 1 @ The Roxy 171, Glasgow (Adam solo)
Sat, May 3 @ Brew at the Bog, Inverness (w/ The Pictish Trail, Kid Canaveral & Tuff Love)
Sun, May 18 @ Lost Map's Island Hop, Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London (w/ The Pictish Trail, Monoganon & Tuff Love)
Sat, May 31 @ Royal British Legion, Lerwick
Fri, Jun 20 @ Solas Festival, Perth
Jul 18-20 @ Howlin’ Fling Festival, Isle of Eigg (w/ full Lost Map roster)
Fri, Aug 1 @ Cloudspotting Festival, Gisburn (w/ The Pictish Trail, Monoganon & Tuff Love)
Aug 8-9 @ Belladrum Festival, Inverness
"Masters of melody... lo-fi indie-pop gems"
THE SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY
“ALBUM OF THE WEEK - the work of a band who have just found their feet and are poised to grow”
"wordplay-fuelled compendium of lovesick croons, instrumental wrangles, awkward hosannas and gorgeous, longing pop arias"
"Merry silliness, low-key beauty, Ross's finest work"
"The next generation of witty Scottish indie pop"
FOLK RADIO UK
"a thoughtful, funny and uplifting album that deserves a wide audience"
"A near perfect and lovely 45 minutes that you'll be hard pushed to find anywhere else"
“Quietly hilarious, entertaining and thoughtful from start to finish."