Liz In Conversation with Robert & Gus of Tide Lines
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Tide Lines – Ocean Full of Seas – Released 3rd March 2023
Band Members – Robert Robertson – Vocals & Guitar / Alasdair Turner – Electric Guitar & Bagpipes /Ross Wilson – Keyboard. / Fergus Munro – Drums
Auntie Liz is in conversation with Robert and Gus from Tidelines to overview their new album ‘Ocean Full Of Seas’ and their forthcoming tour / events.
As well as being Celtic Music Radio’s Album of The Week!!
The band’s first studio album Dreams We Never Lost was released in June 2017 following the release of their first single Far Side Of The World some months earlier. The album is a mix of English and Gaelic songs as well as the Piob Mhor Pipe set. Two further singles Fortunes of the Fearless and The Young and The Restless were also released as singles from this album.
In October 2018 the band released a six track EP entitled Lets Make Tonight. Two singles, Heroes and Running at the Dark were released prior to the EP. Heroes won Video of the Year at the 2018 Na Trad Awards. The EP also contained a live version of Far Side of the World recorded at the HebCelt Music Festival in 2018. In November, the band sold out the Scottish music venue Barrowlands in Glasgow.
Their second album, Eye of the Storm, was released in May 2020 and debuted at #12 in the Official UK Album Charts. Eye of the Storm also topped both the Scottish and independent album charts on the week of its release.
In December 2020, the band issued a small scale release through their own website called the Lockdown Mix Tape consisting of three cover songs and the song This Christmas Time which was re-released as a single in 2022 as a duet with musician NatiDreddd.
Rivers in the Light was released in July 2022 as new material from the planned third studio album, again self-produced and recorded at the group’s own studio. Written in the Scars was released in September 2022.
In March 2023, the band released their third studio album An Ocean Full of Islands and announced a tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland
1 River in The Light
2 Theses Days
3 Any Heart In A Storm
4 Maybe Everyone Knows
6 Small Tow Living
7 Written In The Scars
8 Chasing The World
9 Smiling Through The Summertime
10 Colour Scheme
11 Like a Solder
12 The Last Song
14th NU Student Union – Newcastle Upon Tyne
15th P2 Academy – Liverpool
16th Band On The Wall – Manchester
18th Trinity Centre – Bristol
20th Clwb Ifor Bach – Cardiff
22nd Komedia – Brighton
23rd Electric Balroom – Camden
24th Leeds Irish Centre – Leeds
25th The Castle & Falcon – Birmingham
27th The Foundry. – Sheffield
28th Rescue Rooms – Nottingham
29th The Brickyard – Carlisle
17th Ulster Sports Club
18th Whelan’s – Dublin
27th The Gathering – Inverness
23rd Nights on the Southside – Queens Park – Glasgow
27th Tal Ships Races – Lerwick
19th Beautiful Day Festival -Tiverton