To celebrate their participation at this year’s Great Escape Festival, the Joy Formidable, Frank Turner and Mona visit HMV’s Churchill Square store in Brighton. The Welsh three piece the Joy Formidable, visit the store on Thursday 12th May 2011 for a short acoustic performance and signing session.
Showtime starts at 1.00 pm, after which the band will remain in the store to meet fans and sign copies of their debut album, ‘The Big Roar’ and new t-shirt designs.
‘The Big Roar’ was released in the UK to critical acclaim on the 24th of January 2011 through Atlantic Records on CD, deluxe double CD and double DVD boxset and digital download and was produced by the band and mixed by Rich Costey (Muse, Foo Fighters, Glasvegas).
Later on Thursday 12th May 2011 folk/punk singer-songwriter, Frank Turner, visits HMV’s Churchill Square store in Brighton on for a short acoustic performance and signing session.
Showtime starts at 4.00 pm, after which Frank will remain in the store to meet fans and sign official merchandise and limited edition prints of his new ‘My Inspiration’ poster. On the reverse of the prints will be hmv.com pre-order details which give fans who pre-order the new album online the chance to win tickets to an exclusive album launch show at the Barfly in Camden.
Initially the vocalist of post-hardcore band Million Dead, Turner embarked on an acoustic-based solo career (following the band’s split in 2005), which has seen him release three solo albums, a rarities compilation album and four EPs to date. His most recent album, ‘Poetry of the Deed’, was released on 7th September 2009.
Next up Nashville Tennesse’s rock four-piece, Mona, visit HMV’s Churchill Square store in Brighton on Friday 13th May 2011 for a signing session.
The band, Nick Brown (lead vocals, guitar), Vince Gard (drums, percussion), Zach Lindsey (bass, backing vocals) and Jordan Young (guitar, backing vocals), will be at the store from 5.30 pm to meet fans and sign their new official T-shirt designs.
Mona’s highly anticipated self-titled debut album will be released on Monday 16th May 2011 through Island Records. Three critically acclaimed singles have been released from the album so far, ‘Listen To Your Love’, ‘Trouble On The Way’ and ‘Teenager’