Maverick UK songstress Gemma Ray has gone all out with her latest and most ambitious album, Island Fire.
True to previous form in terms of confounding expectations, the album is a trip through Gemma's ever-growing, over-flowing bag of tricks. From lavish orchestral alt-pop, to intimate stop-you-in-your-tracks tracks, to brooding psychedelia and much more besides. It shouldn't really make sense. On paper it probably doesn't. But that's the whole point of being taken by surprise, right?
- 1. Alight!
- 2. Alive! Put Your Brain In Gear
- 3. Runaway
- 4. Troup De Loup
- 5. Fire House
- 6. Flood And A Fire
- 7. Make It Happen
- 8. Rescue Me
- 9. They All Wanted A Slice
- 10. I Can See You
- 11. Bring Ring Ring Yeah
- 12. Here Comes The Light
- 13. How Do I Get To Carnegie Hall?
- 14. Eaten By The Monster Of Love
Feb 17Hamburg, Germany Gemma Ray with Thomas Truax at Nochtspeicher
Feb 18Utrecht, Netherlands Gemma Ray at TivoliVredenburg
Feb 19Bremen, Germany Gemma Ray at Kulturzentrum Lagerhaus
Feb 20Offenbach, Germany Gemma Ray at Hafen 2
Feb 21Stuttgart, Germany Gemma Ray at Kulturzentrum Merlin
Feb 22Luxembourg, Luxembourg Gemma Ray at Prabbeli
Feb 23Dortmund, Germany Gemma Ray and Thomas Truax with Paul Wallfisch at Theater Dortmund
Feb 24Nuremberg, Germany Gemma Ray at Z-Bau
Feb 25Zürich, Switzerland Gemma Ray at El Lokal
Feb 26Basel, Switzerland Gemma Ray at Parterre One Kultur