News Big Joanie announce second album ‘Back Home’

They’re also sharing new single ‘In My Arms’.

Set for release on 4th November, Big Joanie have announced their new album ‘Back Home’.

“We were really ruminating on the idea of a home and what it means,”Stephanie Phillips says of the record’s title. “It’s about the different ideas of home, whether that’s here in the UK, back in Africa or the Caribbean, or a place that doesn’t really exist; it’s neither here nor there.”

Sharing new track ‘In My Arms’ alongside the news, Stephanie adds, “At this point I was getting tired of living in London and dreaming about another life. It’s about knowing you should go another way in life but you end up dreaming about the road you’ve already travelled down even though you know it won’t take you where you need to go.”

To celebrate the album news, Big Joanie will be performing a one-off show at Third Man London’s basement gig space this Friday, 29th July. Fans can sign up to the newsletter to get a chance to win an exclusive invite here. The group will also be heading out on a UK headline tour next year.

Check out the dates and new track ‘In My Arms’ below.

See Big Joanie live at the following dates:

30 - Camp VC Festival @ Sweet Lamb Motorsport Complex, Llandiloes
31 - Liverpool International Festival @ Camp & Furnace, Liverpool

07 - Wilderness Festival
 @ Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire
20 - La Route Du Rock Festival @ St Malo, France

01 - Cro Cro Land @ Fairfield Halls, Croydon
22 - Loud In Libraries
 @ Central Library, Coventry

04 - Rough Trade East, London
06 - Rough Trade Nottingham
07 - Rough Trade Bristol
11 - Albert Hall, Manchester - supporting Courtney Barnett 

12- The Dome, Brighton - supporting Courtney Barnett 

13 - Pitchfork London @ Roundhouse, London

06 - Strange Brew, Bristol
07 - Rockaway Beach Festival, Bognor Regis
08 - Joiners, Southampton
10 - The Bullingdon, Oxford
11 - The Garage, London
12 - Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
13 - Belgrade Music Hall, Leeds
14 - Mono, Glasgow
15 - Cluny, Newcastle
17 - Deaf Institute, Manchester
21 - Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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