Glissando released their debut album 'With Our Arms Wide Open We March Towards the Burning Sea' back in June on Gizeh Records. The album
received some lavish praise from many sections of the UK and European media. The release has so far been backed with 3 UK tours in 2008 and a 10 date UK tour will follow in Jan/Feb of 2009 before the band head off back in to Europe for some more shows.
Usually a duo – the next tour will feature three extra members to expand the sound further into what was achieved on record.
29th – York, City Screen Basement
30th – Leeds, Packhorse
31st – Northampton, Labour Club
1st – Nottingham, Lee Rosy's
2nd – Brighton, Freebutt
3rd – London, The Macbeth
4th – Manchester, Retro Bar
5th – Lancaster, Yorkshire House
6th – Edinburgh, Wee Red Bar
7th – Glasgow, Captain's Rest
“…it plays like a majestic dream. And it's one you'll never want to wake up from.”
“This record completely took me over for the whole 70 minutes. I was hanging on every chord waiting for their next move.”
Comfort Comes 9/10
“an album full of grace and beauty and one that is easy to recommend”.
Blues Bunny – album of the month 5/5
“It's sad and it's beautiful and it cracks your heart like a rock”