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ZION TRAIN announces new UK tour dates

British dub reggae band ZION TRAIN has announced a string of UK dates as part of its upcoming "State Of Mind" tour.

The UK tour includes:

  • 17 September - Hemstock Festival, Evershot, Dorset
  • 18 September - Alchemy Festival, Tattershall Thorpe, Lincs
  • 29 September - The Junction, Cambridge
  • 30 September - The Arts Centre, Aberystwyth
  • 1 October - Drum House Festival, Beaenau Ffestiniog
  • 14 October - Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich
  • 15 October - Close Encounters, Encounters Paintball Centre, Nomansland, New Forest
  • 19 October - Komedia, Brighton
  • 20 October - The Forum, Tunbridge Wells
  • 21 October - Club 85, Hitchin
  • 22 October - New Empowering Church, Dalston
  • 27 October - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
  • 28 October - Eat Your Greens, Masque, Liverpool
  • 29 October - Alldayer, Lodge Park Sports Centre, Corby

ZION TRAIN’s new studio album State Of Mind will be released on Universal Egg on 3 October.

The tracklisting is as follows:

  1. Great Leap Forward
  2. Rainbow Children feat Brinsley Forde, Ras Python and Dubdadda
  3. Matrameru
  4. State Of Mind feat Lua and Dubdadda
  5. Semper Augustus
  6. Orgone Accumulation
  7. Share The Flame feat Jazzmin Tutum
  8. The Divine Proportion
  9. The Black River Incident
  10. Ital Stew
  11. Tribute to Shura
  12. Ari Hanta

Musicians on the record include:

  • Dave Fullwood – Trumpet and Flugel Horn
  • Richard Doswell – Tenor Saxophone and Flute
  • Eddie Rieband – Trombone
  • Leroy Wallace – Drums
  • P Lush – Guitars
  • Katrien Peeters – Violin and Viola
  • Neil Perch – all others

The new album was arranged and produced by Neil Perch in Cologne, Germany between 2008 and 2011.

As well as being purveyors of roots reggae, the UK dub pioneers have been heavily involved in alternative and DIY underground culture since the early 1990s.

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