'The Story' - speculation about release date

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'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby Bine » Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:34 am

I wonder, when 'The Story' release will actually take place ...
A release in spring seems to be somewhere in my memory, but facing the schedule of February concerts in Scotland, it might be earlier, don't you think?
It would be unusual to start a new tour after such a long break with old songs only. Even starting a tour without giving the fanbase about 2-3 weeks to get a rough idea of the new songs, might be a risk ....
On the other hand, they seem to be still in the recording phase ....
What do you think?
And please don't come up with something boring like: "It's upon the band only to make a decision on this. So we have to sit and wait patiently for the things to come and we will be enthusiastic about anything that might happen" :zipit:
After all, we are a fanbase and no stupid flock of sheep. 8-) :lol:
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby rooster007 » Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:01 am

Definitely saw something about late January online somewhere. I'm sure something will be announced soon!
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby herzchen » Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:20 am

Been asking myself the same question.

Late January sounds reasonable, hope that online source was reliable, rooster :zipit: ;)
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby DaveyTee » Mon Oct 26, 2015 10:08 am

Presumably the tour is to promote the album and there's not much point doing that if the album hasn't been released. Although on the other hand you never know with Runrig....

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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby rooster007 » Thu Oct 29, 2015 1:27 am

Looking at it logically, the release date was pencilled in for Spring 2016. But that was before any dates had been set in stone (or at least announced). Presumably with the tour (sharing the same name as the album) starting in mid February, the album will be released at least a couple of weeks before it (also allowing for a last minute surge of excitement as far as ticket sales go).
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby puffin » Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:01 am

I suspect there will be an announcement in the next 'Wire' - a sort of Christmas present for the fans. :)
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby urbanite » Thu Oct 29, 2015 12:39 pm

Santa's sack won't be weighed down with Runrig CDs!
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby gillyp » Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:18 pm

News on Facebook from Iain and from the band, New album is now finished, it is now off for its final polish and production!
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby gillyp » Mon Nov 09, 2015 9:41 pm

Single from the new album The Story out on Friday !!
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby LilithNoor » Mon Nov 09, 2015 10:48 pm

gillyp wrote:Single from the new album The Story out on Friday !!


Murt mhor, I was just about to come on and post that!

Excited much? I shall be at a Garbage gig that evening. I imagine my husband will be most unimpressed if I'm sat there with my earphones in listening to Radio nan Gaidheal instead.

Particularly excited that it's a gaelic song, and that it's premiering on gaelic radio. Tha Gaidhlig beo!
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby herzchen » Tue Nov 10, 2015 6:50 am

copied from a post in the German fan community scoteire.de - this seems to be the complete info published on FB yesterday: :D

This Friday (13th...) sees the release of the first single from the upcoming album 'The Story'. The title track will be released together with a video available to view on Facebook, twitter, http://www.Runrig.co.uk and many other digital universes..

If anyone is interested in an exclusive preview of the song...
The mighty DJ Derek Pluto shall be unleashing the Single 'The Story' on his drive time show SIUBHAL GU SEACHT - (5.30 - 7.00) Radio Nan Gaidheal.

The Story is Runrig's first Gaelic single in a very long time so it is the perfect way to launch the single on DJ Derek Pluto's show and Radio Nan Gaidheal. We would love you all to tune in.

We are incredibly proud to be able to bring this to you. We cannot wait until Friday...

The Story has begun...
Stay tuned for more news.

All the Very Best
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby nimhue » Tue Nov 10, 2015 7:34 am

Roll on Friday the 13th
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby gillyp » Thu Nov 12, 2015 6:37 pm

Just heard first playing of the new single, The Story, released as download tomorrow and available on shop to buy as a single. Wow!
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby Solus » Thu Nov 12, 2015 6:45 pm

Wow indeed. Brilliant. Just brilliant.

The dance-esque beat behind it might scare off some folk, but I love it.

Such a fresh sounding song. I was worried when they came back the material might not be as strong, but if this is a good indicator we're in for a real treat when the full album is released.

Already bought the CD Single off the website and will download tomorrow morning.
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby jamdons » Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:19 pm

Just heard the exclusive preview of "the story" brilliant absolutely brilliant.
They get better .... I swear it .... they just get better.
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby run132 » Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:44 pm

Incredible!! The Boys just keep getting better and better right enough. Got that 'Runrig tingle' down the back of my neck when I heard The Story. It is still there! Brilliant! Just need the album then the concerts now!! Bring them on!!!!
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby LMGirl » Thu Nov 12, 2015 8:27 pm

Are there any Gaelic speakers on this forum who listened to the radio release and heard what Calum said? Some people on Facebook are saying that Calum said this may be the last Runrig studio album, so would be really interesting to see if anyone can verify that???
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby herzchen » Thu Nov 12, 2015 8:28 pm

Absolutely worth the wait, so fresh, so lively, so positive :love:

Very well done lads :rose:
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby LilithNoor » Thu Nov 12, 2015 11:19 pm

LMGirl, that's what I thought I heard, but my Gaelic is rather rudimentary. I was hoping I'd misunderstood.
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Re: 'The Story' - speculation about release date

Postby rooster007 » Thu Nov 12, 2015 11:54 pm

Quote from the description of the Youtube video. Looks like it will be the last album!

"Entitled The Story, the 11 track album brings the curtain down on a remarkable and unique recording career. Having celebrated their 40th anniversary two years ago, the band took the decision to embark on one final creative journey into the studio."
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