CITY OF ASHES announce new single as part of The Sometimes Project

DSC_5234Brighton alternative rock quartet CITY OF ASHES are very proud to announce the details of their new single ‘Sometimes’, which is taken from their second album ‘Rise’.

A few months ago, the band independently took it upon themselves to set up ‘The Sometimes Project’ to help their fans with their battles with depression, making a safe place online for them to talk about their personal struggles. The project has already touched hundreds of people, so much so that the band gained funding by the National Lottery for the production of their new video, as well as obtaining sponsorship and support from Barclays Bank, The London Eye and The Samaritans. The band have put together an incredibly moving and inspirational music video/short film for ‘Sometimes’, a song originally inspired by a fans incredible battle with depression.

“It occurred to us during the recording process that this simple little song had as much to say as anything on our record and that, if it spoke to us this much, perhaps the message was as relevant to others.” – Orion Powell, CITY OF ASHES vocalist.

sometimes-edit

The single and music video will be released on the 10th October as part of World Mental Health Day, with the band hoping to raise as much awareness as possible for an illness that’s been a struggle for so many of their dedicated fans, as well as them personally. Keeping all this in mind the band also set up ‘Stand As One’: A simultaneous gig across the country honouring the struggles of those dealing with depression. This takes place on the 19th November in different cities up and down the UK, with the goal of drawing as much attention to the issue as humanly possible. Artists at all of these shows will share their own experiences and battles with depression.

CITY OF ASHES’ new single ‘Sometimes’ impact date is 28th October 2016.

Live dates:
OCTOBER
15th – The Rigger, Stoke
16th – Bantam, Northampton
19th – Magnet, Liverpool
20th – Grand Central, Manchester
21st – Blueberry Hill, Leeds
22nd – Shadow Sound, Glasgow
NOVEMBER
19th – Barclays Eagle Lab, Brighton (As Part Of The ‘STAND AS ONE’ event)
30th – O2 Academy 2, Islington, London

www.cityofashes.com
www.twitter.com/cityofashes
www.facebook.com/cityofashesband

CITY OF ASHES are:
Orion Powell – Vocals
James Macdonald – Guitar
Dan Frederick – Bass
Dan Russell – Drums

For review materials, interview requests or any other press enquiries please contact: Steph Knight @ Domino PR

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s