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LIVE REVIEW: Embrace, Albert Hall, Manchester

Jam packed in for The Good will Out! Celebrating 20 years of The Good Will Out, Embraces fans pack out Manchesters Albert Hall.   First released in 98, The Good Will Out firmly sits as one of the finest albums release in the past 20 or so years, going gold on the first day of release and becoming one of the fastest-ever-selling debut albums by a British band. The album is… Keep Reading

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An Interview With……Hurricane #1

Fans of indie music in the mid-1990s will remember Hurricane #1. Songs like Step Into My World and Only The Strongest Will Survive were and still are, songs that defined the era. Now, they are back and Flick Of The Finger caught up with the band. Keep Reading

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Not Long Until Embrace Kick-off Their ‘The Good Will Out’ Tour

EMBRACE celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut album, THE GOOD WILL OUT, with a ten date UK tour in March next year, including a prestigious show at the London Roundhouse, playing their seminal album in full. Released in 1998, THE GOOD WILL OUT became one of the fastest selling debut albums by a British artist, certified Gold on the day of release and charting at #1 in the UK… Keep Reading

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All Set & Embraced For March?

Embrace celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut album, The Good Will Out, with a ten date UK tour in March next year, including a prestigious show at the London Roundhouse, playing their seminal album in full. Released in 1998, The Good Will Out became one of the fastest selling debut albums by a British artist, certified Gold on the day of release and charting at #1 in the UK… Keep Reading

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Embrace Christmas Shows

Embrace will be playing two Christmas shows in December to road-test songs from their debut album, The Good Will Out, ahead of its 21stanniversary tour next year. The Christmas shows take place at Birmingham The Mill on Saturday 8 December and Southampton Engine Rooms on Sunday 9 December. Tickets for both shows are on sale now. Embrace then celebrate the 21stanniversary of The Good Will Out with a ten date… Keep Reading

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Embrace – The Good Will Out Tour March 2019

Embrace celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut album, The Good Will Out, with a ten date UK tour in March next year, including a prestigious show at the London Roundhouse, playing their seminal album in full. Released in 1998, The Good Will Out became one of the fastest selling debut albums by a British artist, certified Gold on the day of release and charting at #1 in the UK album… Keep Reading

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Embrace, Manchester Ritz

Embrace lay down a classic evening of Britpop favourites whilst showcasing their new Album “Love is a Basic need”. On a night where ’90s nostalgia hung in the air. Support this evening is EEVAH (Nicole Hope Smith), supported by Embraces Richard McNamara, Eevah has a dark and broody vocal style, a depth of sound that hopefully bodes well for the future, “Cant Breathe” is her latest offering and is well… Keep Reading

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Embrace – Love Is A Basic Need,

Love Is A Basic Need is the latest offering from Embrace. Released today on Cooking Vinyl records. Embrace are a band from Yorkshire fronted by Danny McNamara on vocals, his brother Richard on guitar joined by Steve Firth on bass, Micky Dale on keys and Mike Heaton on drums, to date this is the seventh studio album. Opening the album is a great track The Finish Line, I thought it… Keep Reading

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Embrace Release Video For Never

Embrace have released the video for their new single, Never, which follows recent releases The Finish Line and Wake Up Call. All three taken from their forthcoming Love Is A Basic Need LP, released on 2 March 2018 through Cooking Vinyl. Available as an instant grat download with pre-orders of the new album, Never is a future classic for Embrace. With a duet between Danny Mcnamara and Kerri Watt, which… Keep Reading

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Embrace Release New Single ‘Never’

EMBRACE have announced their new single, Never, which follows recent releases The Finish Line and Wake  Up Call, all taken from their forthcoming album, Love Is A Basic Need,released on 2 March 2018 through Cooking Vinyl. Available as an instant grat download with pre-orders of the new album, Never is a future classic for Embrace With a duet between Danny McNamara and Kerri Watt, it’s a love song with a… Keep Reading

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Embrace Announce Tour Dates & New Track Wake Up Call

Embrace have announced a brand-new track, Wake Up Call, It follows the recent release of The Finish Line, both taken from their forthcoming new album, Love Is A Basic Need, released on 9 March 2018 through Cooking Vinyl. Available as an instant grat download with pre-orders of the new album, Wake Up Call is an anthemic and powerful song initially replete with impactful strings, keyboards and guitars, before launching into… Keep Reading

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New Music From Embrace ‘Wake Up Call’

Embrace have announced a brand new track Wake Up Call, which follows recent release The Finish Line, both taken from their forthcoming new album LOVE IS A BASIC NEED released on 9th March 2018 through Cooking Vinyl. Available as an instant grat download with pre-orders of the new album, Wake Up Call, which was premiered last night on Jo Whiley’s Radio 2 show, is an anthemic and powerful song opening… Keep Reading

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Embrace Release New Track Ahead Of Their New Album ‘Love Is A Basic Need’ + 6 Dates

Embrace have announced their new album, ‘Love Is A Basic Need’, will be released on 9 March 2018 through Cooking Vinyl and is available to pre-order everywhere now. They have also released an exclusive new track, The Finish Line, which is available to stream or to download immediately when fans pre-order the album from iTunes, Amazon or the Official Embrace Store. 20 years into their recording career Embrace are making… Keep Reading

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Embrace Win Live Band Of The Year 2016 With Interview & Live Review

A huge congratulations to Embrace who take the FOTF Best Live Band of the year 2016. Over 14,000 Flick of the Finger readers and fans voted and Embrace took taking a whopping 44% of the vote leaving runner up Gary Numan with over 35% FOTF spoke to the band to announce the news and heres what they had to say   “It’s fantastic to win something for playing live because… Keep Reading

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Embrace, Olympia Theatre, Liverpool

Embrace return to Liverpool to a loyal audience. The guys dropped on Liverpool as a taster for their new album out in 2017. After an interview with Flick Of The Finger in October, I managed to catch Embrace at the Olympia Theatre, for the Liverpool leg of their tour. The crowd was jammed in, and after speaking to various fans I found that people had travelled far and wide to… Keep Reading

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INTERVIEW: Danny McNamara, Embrace On New Album & December Tour

Ahead of Embrace’s December tour and highly anticipated 2017 album, FOTF caught up with the band’s frontman to find out more about it. The band, who are currently working on their seventh studio album for release in 2017, will be taking a break from recording to play a short run of special Christmas shows in December. Talking about the run of dates, Danny said, “We’d been so busy working on… Keep Reading

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Embrace Announce December Tour

Embrace, who are currently working on their seventh studio album for release in 2017, take a break from recording to play a short run of special Christmas shows in December. Talking about the run of dates, singer Danny McNamara said, “We’d been so busy working on our new album, then playing The Secret Festival in September made us hungry to get out there and play live again. We’re just playing… Keep Reading

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Embrace Announce Secret Festival 2016

Embrace have announced details of their third yearly event The Secret Festival, taking place this year (as it did so successfully last year) at Lotherton Hall, near Leeds Saturday 3rd September After years of playing Secret Gigs in weird and wonderful locations throughout the UK (BesBest caves, forests, boats, stately homes) Embrace curated their first Secret Festival in 2014, winning BEST NEW FESTIVAL in the UK Festival Awards that year. As in previous years, apart from… Keep Reading

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