Debut Album ‘Into The Lime’ is out now on One Little Indian.
The New Mendicants play three shows this week:
Thursday 23rd London Dingwalls
Friday 24th Dublin Whelans
Saturday 25th Glasgow Celtic Connections @The Arches
“Harmony soaked…expertly crafted stuff” Mojo
“Perfectly measured’ The Guardian
“A great leap backwards!’ Uncut
Messrs Joe Pernice, Norman Blake and Mike Belitsky aka The New Mendicants release a new single, ‘Shouting Match’ from their ‘Into The Line’ debut on 24th March to coincide with further UK dates as follows:
Sunday 16th The Cellars at Eastney, Southsea
Monday 17th Model Village @The Portland Arms, Cambridge
Wednesday 19th The Greystones, Sheffield
Thursday 20th The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
Friday 21st The Dulcimer, Manchester
Monday 24th Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
‘Into The Lime’ boasts nine original nuggets of effervescent Hollies/ Byrdsian guitar pop and a version of Sandy Denny’s ‘By The Time It Gets Dark’, the long established songwriting chops on display here come with a side serving of lyrical humour - not to say a delicious sprinkle of darkness.