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“The responsibility of the songwriter putting history in context,” said The Wooden Sky’s Gavin Gardener when we recently caught up with him in an interview. And that’s just what the Toronto band have achieved on this, their third album, Every Child A Daughter, Every Moon A Sun, as they address the subjects of family life, back yard parties, the drawbacks of touring and full on, righteous love songs. Touching on each element of the band’s life and style, The Wooden Sky have created a tender and accomplished chronicle of their life together, combining joy, sadness, longing and moments of pure musical sublimity.

Hear the new record now as we stream it ahead of its UK release on 08 October via Loose Music, and keep eyes peeled for an in depth track by track guide to the album which will be appearing on The Line of Best Fit later in the week.

Every Child A Daughter, Every Moon A Sun is out on 08 October via Loose Music and The Wooden Sky will play with Evening Hymns at the following UK Dates:

03 Oct - Cardiff, Buffalo Bar
04 Oct - London, The Windmill
05 Oct - Preston, Mad Ferret
06 Oct - Manchester, The Black Rooms
09 Oct - London, Slaughtered Lamb
10 Oct - Glasgow, The 13th Note
11 Oct - Teeside, The Studio
12 Oct - Sunderland, The Independent
13 Oct - Oxford, OxJam

See the band’s Grace On A Hill video series by clicking here.