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Friday, May 10, 2024

Stake anyone? Troy Redfern new single and tour dates

 

Invocation is the title of the highly anticipated new 11-track album from slide guitar virtuoso Troy Redfern. The album, released by RED7 Records on Friday 17th May 2024, is available in limited edition coloured vinyl, black vinyl, plus two different CD cover artwork designs. Pre-order the album from www.troyredfern.com.

The fifth single taken from the new album is “Van Helsing.”  It's released Friday 10th May and is available to stream on Spotify HERE.  




Watch the official “Van Helsing” music video on YouTube HERE.

The IRSC code for the single is UKHDU1600069.

This is one of my favourite tracks from the new album Invocation,” says Troy. “It’s dark and heavy from the outset, musically reflecting themes of these times of uncertainty. The dystopian verse narrative is juxtaposed by an uplifting chorus that comments on the fact that were all looking for our own ray of light in this life to get us through. No matter how bad things can seem, there’s always something worth fighting or living for.”

Troy is prolific. He’s released albums at an unprecedented pace, but judging by the strength of “Van Helsing” and the four previous singles “Getaway,” “The Fever,” “The Strange,” and “The Calling,” Invocation, promises to be his most compelling album to date.

Over the course of last two albums The Fire Cosmic (2021) and Wings of Salvation (2022) Troy found his true voice stylistically in terms of writing and playing, but with Invocation he created a collection of outstanding new songs that carves out his own identity as to who he really is an artist.

Troy head to the west Wales coast with his trusty 1929 National Triolian resonator guitar for a week of solitude in a remote Sheppard’s hut to sketch the initial song ideas for the new album.

“It was important for me to clear my mind of all distractions so I could really focus on what I wanted to write on this album and the direction I wanted to take it in,” says Troy.

With Invocation Troy explores fresh musical territory, from the heavy, bone crushing slide riffs and big sing along choruses on “Van Helsing” and “Getaway” to the evocative, wind-swept western landscapes of “The Native” and “Blind Me.” After three albums in three years Troy continues to expand his musical horizons and keep his creative fire burning. 

INVOCATION – TRACK LISTING

1 - The Strange (3.36)
2 – Getaway (3.25)
3 – Van Helsing (2.55)
4 – The Calling (4.47)
5 – Native (4.43)
6 - The Fever (3.33)
7 – All Night Long (3.34)
8 – Blind Me (4.16)
9 – Voodoo Priestess (3.25)
10 – Take Me High (3.42)
11 – The Last Stand (3.46)

Presented by Dusty Pop, Shock City, Surprise You’re Dead, NX Live and Friends
by Arrangement with On Point Touring

TROY REDFERN
“INVOCATION” JUNE 2024 HEADLINE UK TOUR

TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM 
WWW.TROYREDFERN.COM

JUNE 2024

Monday 17 June – The Treehouse, Frome
Tuesday 18 June – Retro, Manchester
Wednesday 19 June – Classic Grand, Glasgow
Thursday 20 June, Bannerman’s Edinburgh
Friday 21 June, The Live Rooms, Chester
Saturday 22 June – Asylum 2, Birmingham
Sunday 23 June – Boiler Room, Guildford
Monday 24 June – The Junction, Cambridge
Sunday 25 June, The Joiners, Southampton
Monday 26 June – New Cross Inn, London
Tuesday 27 June – The Forum, Tunbridge Wells

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The Gig Cartel presents

PHILIP SAYCE NOVEMBER 2024 UK TOUR
WITH SPECIAL GUEST TROY REDFERN

TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM

Thursday 21 November – Brudenell, Leeds
Friday 22 November - Glasshouse ICM, Gateshead
Saturday 23 November - Oran Mor, Glasgow
Monday 25 November - Band on the Wall, Manchester
Tuesday 26 November - Metronome, Nottingham
Thursday 28 November - The Fleece, Bristol
Saturday 30 November - The 1865, Southampton
Tuesday 3 December - Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester
Wednesday 4 December - Islington Assembly Hall, London


TROY REDFERN
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Photography by Jason Bridges

Visit Troy Redfern's "Van Helsing" and UK Tour page

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