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Gaz Coombes Shows How To ‘Walk The Walk’ With New Single From ‘World’s Strongest Man’

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Gaz Coombes photo by Roberto Ricciuti and Redferns via Getty Images
Photo: Roberto Ricciuti/Redferns via Getty Images

Gaz Coombes has released ‘Walk The Walk’, the second track from his forthcoming album World’s Strongest Man, due for release through Caroline International on 4 May.

Built from a twisted bassline, space-aged gospel vocals, swooping strings and lo-oscillating synths Walk The Walk is a sleek, sinewy and thoroughly addictive mediation on the dangers created by, as Coombes says, all of the “misguided, delusional men that are making the world worse for everyone else” – the unstable men who seem to be in positions of power all over the planet.

The follow up to the well-received ‘Deep Pockets’, Walk the Walk is taken from Gaz Coombes’ third solo album, World’s Strongest Man, recently described in Mojo’s 4-star review as: “continuing proof that the 42 year old Gaz Coombes’ best work is happening in the here and now.”

Gaz Coombes has announced a series of solo in-store shows across the UK to tie in with the release of the album. He appears at the following venues:

Thursday 3 May: London, Rough Trade East, 7pm
Friday 4 May: Nottingham, Rough Trade, 7p
Saturday 5 May: Kingston, Banquet Records, 2pm
Saturday 5 May: Oxford, Truck Store, 6pm
Sunday 6 May: Brighton, Resident, 6pm
Wednesday 9 May: Bristol, Rough Trade, 7pm
Thursday 10 May: Sound Knowledge, Marlborough, 7pm

For ticket details, please check locally with the individual shops. Following these in-store dates, Gaz Coombes then heads out on a previously announced UK and Ireland tour later in May 2018, with his itinerary including a major headliner at London’s Palladium on 23 May. He playing the following shows:

Thursday 17 May: The Garage, Glasgow
Friday 18 May: Arts Club, Liverpool
Saturday 19 May: Church, Leeds
Monday 21 May: O2 Institute 2, Birmingham
Tuesday 22 May: The Trinity Centre, Bristol
Wednesday 23 May: Palladium, London
Friday 25 May: The Academy, Dublin.

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