Ash Announce the Release of RACE THE NIGHT EXPANDED Deluxe Edition of New Album RACE THE NIGHT to Be Released on February 14 ‘RACE THE NIGHT’ Acoustic Version Out Today

Praise for Race The Night

“A heady collection of anthems and proves they still have it after 30 years of nuclear sound” – Louder Than War ★★★★ ½

“The kind of grandstanding solos and punky dramas that made 1977 such an essential Britrock debut” – Classic Pop ★★★★

“Race The Night is the work of a band who are still curious about musical forms and the ability to raise their own potential” – Classic Rock ★★★★
“Tim Wheeler and the boys deliver the goods” – Hot Press ★★★★

“It’s the kind of album you want your teenage heroes to come back with.”– Louder ★★★★

“Their eighth studio album is their most heavy rock since 2004’s Meltdown, unashamedly embracing epic riffery.” – The Arts Desk

“Admirably fresh and energetic” – The Sun

“[Ash] remain confident purveyors of hook-happy indie anthems” – Uncut

January 17, 2024 –  New York, NY:  Ash have announced the release of an expanded version of their acclaimed UK Top 20 album Race The Night, achieving their highest chart placing (#14) in twenty years.

The album includes acoustic versions of album tracks ‘Race The Night‘, ‘Usual Places’, ‘Reward In Mind’ and ‘Peanut Brain’ as well as an extended version of the thunderous ‘Like A God’, while the CD version also includes a cover of touring mates The Subways’ ‘Oh Yeah (Teenage Years)’ and ‘Race The Night (Antosh v Ash Remix).

Race The Night Expanded is released via Fierce Panda Records on Ash Wednesday (February 14 – Pre-order link here), and is preceded by the digital single release of the acoustic version of the title track today, which can be heard on streaming services here.

Listen to ‘Race The Night (Acoustic)’ On YouTube:

The tumultuous alt-rock trio have also announced a thrilling kind of homecoming as they play a very special underplay show at the Oh Yeah Music Centre in Belfast on January 29.

The hometown bash will preceded by an interview and live session on Steve Lamacq’s 6music show, all of which kicks off the 2024 edition of Independent Venue Week. The band will also play London’s 100 Club as part of BRITs Week. Limited tickets are available here.

The IVW appearance follows hot on the heels of touring activity for the Race The Night album, which was released on September 15. There was an instore tour, a jaunt around the UK and Europe with The Subways and a victory lap of Ireland just before Christmas, rounded off by a Yuletide special headline at Belfast Ulster Hall.

Jan. 29 – Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast, NI
Feb. 21 – 100 Club, London, UK (Brit Awards Week Show)
July 27 – Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds, UK

USA Tour dates to be announced soon.

Ash – Race The Night Expanded tracklisting (CD version)
1. Race The Night
2. Usual Places
3. Reward In Mind
4. Oslo (feat. Démira)
5. Like A God
6. Peanut Brain
7. Crashed Out Wasted
8. Braindead
9. Double Dare
10. Over & Out
11. Like A God (Reprise)
12. Race The Night (Acoustic)
13. Usual Places (Acoustic)
14. Reward In Mind (Acoustic)
15. Peanut Brain (Acoustic)
16. Oh Yeah (Teenage Years) [The Subways Cover]
17. Like A God (Extended Version)
18.Race The Night (Antosh v Ash Remix)

Ash | Photo credit: Steve Gullick

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For interviews, more information & music – Erika Tooker – Me@ErikaTooker.com 

Sarrah Sanchez
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Sarrah brings the perfect blend of creativity and analytical flair to every project. Passionate about storytelling and a true entertainment aficionado.

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