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Badly Drawn Boy announces Free EP download

| On 29, Sep 2010

Badly Drawn Boy releases his new album ‘It’s What I’m, Thinking Part One – Photographing Snowflakes’and single ‘Too Many Miracles’ this coming Monday 4th October.

The album will be released on download, CD, double CD, numbered vinyl, and deluxe box set.  The double CD includes a bonus disc of ‘It’s What He’s Thinking (Oxidising Hexagons Silver Iodide – Album Re-Dux / Sound Collage by Andy Votel)’, put together by long term BDB collaborator Votel.  He’s taken the album, pulled it apart and put it back together again, adding his own magic to create one long piece of amazing music.

Then, a number of acts from the North West of England will feature on ‘It’s What They’re Thinking’. This album is a version of the forthcoming BDB album that has been created to promote various musical talent from around Damon’s home town. It’s a real musical melting pot, showcasing a broad range of styles from some of the best up and coming acts the North West has to offer and will be available in the limited edition deluxe box set of the new album. The box set can only be bought from BDB’s online store here: If you pre-order the album, you get an instant download of the album.

Ahead of the album’s release, Badly Drawn Boy has put together a selection of the tracks to create a FREE EP, entitled ‘It’s What They’re All Thinking’. Anyone signing up to Badly Drawn Boy’s mailing list at will be sent the following tracks:

1. In Safe Hands (demo)
2. It’s What He’s Thinking (Oxidising Hexagons Silver Iodide – Album Re-Dux / Sound Collage by Andy Votel) (short excerpt)
3. The Order Of Things (with Tim And Sam’s Tim And The Sam Band With Tim And Sam)
4. A Pure Accident (with Sirconical)

The beautiful animated video for the single ‘Too Many Miracles’, made by Willy Masons’ brother Sam Mason, is online now.

Badly Drawn Boy also embarks on a full UK tour in October, before heading out to Europe in November. The dates are;

Oct 5thLondon, Rough Trade, 7pm
Oct 13th Stockton, Arc Theatre
Oct 15th Nottingham, Albert Hall
Oct 16th Scarborough, Spa Theatre
Oct 17th Holmfirth, Picturedrome
Oct 18th Birmingham Town Hall
Oct 20th Glasgow, Old Fruit Market
Oct 21st Manchester, Royal Northern College Of Music
Oct 22nd Manchester, Royal Northern College Of Music
Oct 25th Bristol, St Georges
Oct 26th Brighton, Duke of York’sPicture House
Oct 27th London, Bloomsbury Theatre
Oct 28th London, Bloomsbury Theatre
Nov 10th Turin, Hiroshima Mon Amour
Nov 11th Genova, Blue Moon
Nov 12th Treviso, New Age
Nov 13th Ravenna, Bronson
Nov 15th Munich, Backstage
Nov 16th Vienna, Wuk
Nov 18th Amsterdam, Paradiso
Nov 19th Cologne, Luxor
Nov 21th Berlin, Lido
Nov 22th Hamburg, Stage club
Nov 23th Gent, Voruit Theaterzaal