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Silver/ Lead - NEW ALBUMJan 23


Today we launched the NEW Wire album Silver/ Lead. You can stream the lead track 'Short Elevated Period' on NPR and our own soundcloud.

The album is available for pre-order from today. This time we are releasing it in 3 physical formats, CD, Vinyl and Special Edition - a hard backed 80 page case bound book, with text by Graham Duff, extended credits, lyrics, brand new interviews and exclusive colour photographs as well as the CD itself. This format will be only produced in limited quantities but unlike The Change Becomes Us Special Edition with which it shares a format, it will be also available in selected independent record shops.

As with previous albums, anyone who orders the album on SE, vinyl or CD will get a copy of the digital version of on the day of release. That way you get to hear it even if the post is a little slow around your parts!

Here's the track-listing
01 Playing Harp For The Fishes
02 Short Elevated Period
03 Diamonds In Cups
04 Forever & A Day
05 An Alibi
06 Sonic Lens
07 This Time
08 Brio
09 Sleep On The Wing
10 Silver/ Lead

Read today's news letter here

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