Mumford & Sons are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their breakthrough debut album with the release of a 5-song live EP, Sigh No More Sessions. Recorded in the year following the album’s U.K release on October 2, 2009, the EP’s five tracks include: ‘Little Lion Man (Live at Triple J),’ ‘Thistle & Weeds (Live at VRT/Studio Brussels),’ ‘Sigh No More (BBC live session),’ ‘White Blank Page (WFUV live at MSR Studios)’ and ‘Timshel (BNN/3FM That’s Live).’
Sigh No More has gone onto become one of the decade’s most enduring releases with over 7 million in sales worldwide, including a 4x Platinum certification the U.S. The album was also awarded ‘Album of the Year’ at the Brit Awards and was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize.
Mumford & Sons are Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall. In the ten years since their meteoric debut, the Grammy and BRIT Award-winning band has released four full-length albums, including their most recent, 2018’s acclaimed Delta. Produced by Paul Epworth, the record debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, Americana/Folk Albums, Alternative Rock Albums and Rock Albums charts—the band’s third consecutive No.1 debut, the largest sales week for an alternative rock album in 2018 and the sixth-largest debut among all titles last year.
In celebration of the album and the new Sigh No More Sessions, the band will continue their “thrilling” (The Washington Post) worldwide Delta Tour this fall including a headline performance at this weekend’s Austin City Limits Music Festival as well as upcoming shows at Houston’s Toyota Center, Dallas’ American Airlines Center and Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Continually prioritizing community-minded events, the band launched their own travelling festival, the Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers, in 2012. With a commitment to giving back to the causes the band are close to, GOTR and its fund support global charities, local programs and urgent needs with an overall emphasis on environmental sustainability. In the years since its inception, the band has taken GOTR around the globe with weekend Stopovers in England, Ireland, the U.S. and Australia. Visit the band’s official website for further information and for additional details of all their upcoming shows.