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    Three studio albums into the Wynntown Marshals’ career, the band mark a decade together with the release of a new album entitled “After All These Years”.

    Primarily a retrospective look back at some of the recorded highlights of the past ten years, the 16-track collection also includes 3 new, previously unreleased, tracks which set the scene for the next chapter in the band’s history.

    There’s something for everyone on this collection. Early story songs such as the epic “11:15” (which tells the tale of the greatest flood in modern UK history which took place in rural Aberdeenshire) lock horns with the criminally-overlooked 2009 B-side “The Burning Blue”.

    The reworking of early EP track “Different Drug” (recorded by the current line-up, featuring a sublime extended outro), the country-shuffle of “Snowflake” (possibly the only Americana song about an albino gorilla in existence) and the sprawling, stellar live favourite “Tide” are all wonderful examples of the unique sound that the Marshals have created and honed over the last 10 years.

    The lyrics are never throwaway, the subject matter often obscure. World-weary yet uplifting melodies are channelled by strident guitars and gorgeous vocal harmonies, offset by beautiful keyboard parts and driven by a rock-solid rhythm section.

    Once referred to as ‘The Masters of Midtempo’, the band can also deftly turn their hand to heart-warming, uplifting power pop.

    “After All These Years” is by turns a celebratory, cerebral, nostalgic and just downright joyous collection. It acts as a retrospective, a potted history, a memoir of a decade of making music and as the perfect nod to what the future holds in store for this most resolute and hard-working of bands.

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Snowflake

They took me in the 60s
Back to their city by the sea
Left my mother and my brothers dead
In their Spanish colony

Some say I cost a fortune
Not a lot in modern times
But they’d queue all day to see me
Kids and adults, stood in line

Maybe one day you’ll see
You could all be orphans just like me
And I hope you understand
That your dreams can disappear like a snowflake in your hands

They probed and studied endlessly
Quite why I’ll never understand
I didn’t want to be part of
Some fascist propaganda plan

They put my face on postcards
And on the front of magazines
On every map and tourist trap
Even on the silver screen

Maybe one day you’ll see
You could all be orphans just like me
And I hope you understand
That your dreams can disappear like a snowflake in your hands

Maybe one day you’ll see
You could all be orphans just like me
And I hope you understand
That your dreams can disappear like a snowflake in your hands

And though I might be different
Your people paid their hard earned money
Just for a glimpse of me
And when I’m gone I hope you will remember
There may be others out there just like me
And when I’m gone I hope you will remember
There may be others out there just like me

I hope you can see…

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from After All These Years, released September 1, 2017

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The Wynntown Marshals Edinburgh, UK

Formed in Edinburgh in 2007, The Marshals tip their hat to The Jayhawks, Wilco, Drive-By Truckers, Tom Petty, Ryan Adams & Neil Young.

Their sound can loosely be described as ‘country rock' with powerpop hooks, but they love layered guitars, catchy choruses and have an unabashed belief in the power of rock music as a storytelling medium.

The new album "The Long Haul" is out now!
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