David Rotheray has released his first ever album under his own name on the well-known “Proper Music” imprint. Entitled "The Life Of Birds" the record is apparently intended as a 'modern folk concept album'. Although a 'solo' effort, the record in fact features collaborations with ten different singer/songwriters drawn from the contemporary scene: Kathryn Williams, Alasdair Roberts, Jim Causley, Eliza Carthy, Camille O'Sullivan, Bella Hardy, Julie Murphy, Nat Johnson, Eleanor McEvoy and Jack L.
05/09/2011 Brilliant live music website "Songs From The Shed" are releasing their own CD on Sept 13th, available for pre-order here http://tinyurl.com/4y68b4c The CD will feature new David Rotheray song "Miss You Like A Train', featuring Eleanor McEvoy & Jim Causley. For more info, check out www.songsfromtheshed.com
07/08/2011 The latest 'Songs From The Shed' session, featuring David Rotheray, Jim Causley and Bella Hardy is now online at www.songsfromtheshed.com featuring performances from March 2011.
26/4/2011 Click for some Pictures and a Review of the Bristol gig from March 2011.
24/3/2011 - Visit the Independent website to read a review of Tuesday nights gig at the Troubadour, London.
11/3/2011 - David releases his new EP on the 21st March. Entitled The Puffin and the Squirrel, it features the track of the same name along with alternate versions of 'Draughty Old Fortress', 'Sweet Forgetfulness', 'Living Before the War' and 'The Best Excuse in the World'. The EP is available to pre-order now on Amazon and will be available to buy on the upcoming Life of Birds tour.
1/2/2011 The venue for the Sheffield gig on 24th March has changed. It'll now be at the The Plug, for further details click HERE
13/1/2011 - Happy New Year! Another set of dates have been announced for March 2011
Eleanor McEvoy will be a special guest at all dates on the 2011 tour.
19 Milton Keynes The Stables 01908 280800 www.stables.org
20 Leicester Musician www.wegottickets.com
21 Cambridge Junction 01223 511511 www.junction.co.uk
22 London Troubadour 0207 341 6321 www.troubadour.co.uk
23 Bury The Met 0167 612216 www.themet.biz
24 Sheffield The Plug 0114 276 2676 www.the-plug.com
25 Birmingham Glee Club 0871 472 0400 www.glee.co.uk
26 Nottingham Glee Club 0871 472 0400 www.glee.co.uk
27 Liverpool Edge Hill 0151 707 2277 www.metalculture.com
28 Oxford Glee Club 0871 472 0400 www.glee.co.uk
29 Bristol Louisiana 0845 413 4444 www.alt-tickets.co.uk
30 Exeter Mama Stones 01392 848485 www.mamastones.com
31 Weston Super Mare The Beach
2/9/2010 - A list and links to reviews of the album can be found on the anydecentmusic site.
2/9/2010 - There's an interview about the new album with David on the JournalLive site.
20/7/2010 - David has written a blog for the BBC folk site