Big Big Train has released the follow up to their 2019 acclaimed Grand Tour album and their 2020's Empire live set. The nine tracks “Common Ground” 2021 album include the beautiful title track, which has also been released as a single, plus the dazzling instrumental “Apollo,” and epic 15 minute “Atlantic Cable.” Core members David Longdon (lead vocals), Gregory Spawton (bass), Rikard Sjöblom (guitars, keyboards, vocals) and Nick D'Virgilio (drums, vocals), the album also features Carly Bryant (keyboards, vocals) and Dave Foster (guitars) plus a guest appearance from violinist Aidan O'Rourke of highly rated Scottish folk pioneers Lau. The incredible sounding album was recorded in 2020 at Peter Gabriel’s Real World studios as well as in other studios in the UK, the USA and Sweden.
Released July 30, 2021.
CD, Vinyl, and Digital Download, Also available on Streamings Services.