Waiting To Land Live 2016


Cafe Oto

Here’s a couple of lofi recordings from the recent Cafe Oto London performance we played as a trio. Thanks to Ian Sephton for sharing and for Chris from Upset The Rhythm for putting us on. A great night and lovely to meet new and old folks.

Live in London: Cafe Oto

July Skies will perform at Café Oto, Dalston, London on Saturday 4 June 2016. This will be a 50 minute set in support of Darren Hayman’s Thankful Villages band.


Set your hearts for 18-22 Ashwin St, London E8 3DL. Doors open at 8pm.

The Weather Clock Vinyl

Caught by the River has released a 180gm vinyl limited to 500 edition version of The Weather Clock on the 8 April 2016. You may order the album here.

The limited release series of heavy weight vinyl will continue later in the year when Caroline True Records release The English Cold.

Live in London

July Skies will be performing as part of an afternoon event of music, film and poetry put on by the lovely Caught by the River. The event is on Sunday 15 November 2015 at the historic London venue of Bush Hall.

Further details



Dreaming of Spires - 180gm Vinyl

Rocket Girl have pressed the first July Skies album Dreaming of Spires (2001) as a 180gm vinyl LP version.
300 copies worldwide only; preorder here


Swallows and Swifts - Live in Italy


We had a blast in Rimini! Thanks to all who came, old and new friends, especially Simone, Elisa and Massimo for making it all happen. 24 hours that will never be forgotten. We long to return…….


Live in Italy


July Skies will be playing an extended live set in Italy on Saturday 7 July. The performance will be part of the Assalti al Cuore #8 Festival di musica e letteratura.

Corte degli Agostiniani
via Cairoli, 40
Rimini, Italy




Ghosts I Have Known

Epic45 have just released Weathered which is a CD album of reworked tracks from their 2010 LP Weathering. The track I provided vocals, lyrics and clarinet on has been reworked by The Toy Library:
<a href=”http://waysideandwoodlandrecordings.bandcamp.com/track/ghosts-i-have-known-reworked-by-the-toy-library” mce_href=”http://waysideandwoodlandrecordings.bandcamp.com/track/ghosts-i-have-known-reworked-by-the-toy-library”>Ghosts I Have Known (reworked by The Toy Library) by epic45</a>

Where’s the boy I used to be, where’s the girl I used to know
living alone, may be in time?
Feel the weight upon my shadow, looking down in to tomorrow
may be a dream, keeps you awake?
I’m the catcher in the rye, I won’t fail until she find me
hidden away, with people who prey.