Flint & Pitch is delighted to present the live launch following the release of Kirsty Law’s ‘Young Night Thought’ album.
With a full set from the band, art work by Kirsty Whiten and a DJ set from Dolphin Boy, this live launch has been specially curated to celebrate this innovative new work from one of Scotland’s most exciting young songwriters.
Support comes from UrbanFarmHand (Ben Seal, Siobhan Wilson, Calum Macintrye) and guest collaborators Karine Polwart and Carla Easton (TeenCanteen).
MORE ON THE ALBUM
What makes you climb a tree without worrying about the fall? What prompts you to see the monster in the shadows? What songs do you sing when no one is listening?…
Named after a small Robert Louis Stevenson poem, Young Night Thought is a new album of original contemporary folk from Kirsty Law. In both Scots language and English, its sound is innovative, charged and exciting whilst resonating with narratives and images that have withstood the test of time.
The writing for this album not only lends itself to Law’s rich vocal, but features special guest performances from Jarlath Henderson, Carla Easton (TeenCanteen) and an exciting co-write/duet with multi award-winning singer songwriter Karine Polwart. These songs have come about through the collaboration between a song-maker, a filmmaker and a painter - each one’s process and medium feeding into the creativity of the other, whilst - through a lens of Scots folklore - sharing a dialogue around childhood perception, imagination and play. And, how songs, stories and images from throughout time can lead us to rediscover this part of ourselves in adulthood. The outcome of this project is a short film, a triptych of paintings and this album of original songs,
FOOD PROMO: Ticket holders for this event are entitled to a 20% discount on food purchased on the show date.
Advance tickets £10 stbf. Buy online here. Over 18 only.