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Ed Harcourt Announces New Album, Shares Video for New Song “Duet For Ghosts”

Beyond the End Due Out November 23 via Point of Departure

Oct 04, 2018

British singer/songwriter/pianist Ed Harcourt has announced a new album, Beyond the End, and shared a video for its first single, “Duet For Ghosts.” Beyond the End is due out November 23 via Point of Departure. It’s Harcourt’s first instrumental album. More

The Afghan Whigs and Built to Spill Announce Co-Headlining Tour

North American Dates to Also Feature Ed Harcourt and Rituals of Mine

Jan 16, 2018

The Afghan Whigs and Built to Spill have teamed up for a co-headlining North American tour to go down this April and May. British singer/songwriter Ed Harcourt will be supporting half the dates, while Rituals of Mine will support the others. More

Jul 31, 2017

British singer/songwriter Ed Harcourt released his acclaimed seventh full-length album, Furnaces, last year via Polydor. Now he shared a video for “The World Is on Fire.” Annick Wolfers directed the beautiful clip, which features a redheaded woman in a black cloak and is inspired by the mythology of the Roman god of fire, Vulcan. More

The 15th Anniversary: Ed Harcourt’s Here Be Monsters

Celebrating Under the Radar's 15th Anniversary and the Best Albums of 2001

Dec 20, 2016

Under the Radar’s very first print issue came out in December 2001. In honor of our 15th Anniversary some of our writers are reflecting on some of their favorite albums (and movies and TV shows) from 2001, that are also celebrating their 15th anniversary. More

Premiere: Ed Harcourt - “Furnaces” Live Performance Video

Furnaces Due Out August 19 via Polydor

Aug 04, 2016

Under the Radar has been covering British singer/songwriter Ed Harcourt since our early days. Our first print magazine issue and Harcourt’s debut album, Here Be Monsters, were both released in 2001. Fifteen years later we are both going strong and Harcourt is about to release his seventh full-length album, Furnaces, on August 19 via Polydor (we’re working on our 57th issue, keep up Harcourt!). More

Eagles of Death Metal Share Covers by Florence and the Machine, My Morning Jacket, Savages, and more

Bands Cover "I Love You All the Time" For Victims of Paris Terror Attacks

Dec 18, 2015

Eagles of Death Metal recently asked for other bands to cover their song “I Love You All the Time,” with proceeds going to victims of the Paris terror attacks via the Sweet Stuff Foundation’s “Play It Forward” campaign. Now the band has shared covers of the song by Florence and the Machine(feat. The Maccabees), My Morning Jacket, Savages, Kings of Leon, Jimmy Eat World, Ed Harcourt, and others. More

Listen: Ed Harcourt - “The Man That Time Forgot”

Off New Album Back Into the Woods

Nov 06, 2012

Next February British singer/songwriter Ed Harcourt will release his sixth studio album Back Into the Woods. Recorded in just six hours at Abbey Road studios, the new effort will include the track “The Man That Time Forgot,” which Harcourt has kindlly posted online as a free download. More

Ed Harcourt Returns With “Lustre” June 15th

Piano Man’s Fifth Studio Album

Apr 08, 2010

On June 15th, British singer/songwriter Ed Harcourt returns with Lustre, his fifth studio album. Co-produced by Ryan Hadlock (Blonde Redhead, The Gossip, Ra Ra Riot), and featuring the harmonies of The Langley Sisters, the album will be the first on Harcourt’s own Piano Wolf Recordings (stateside via Nice Music Group). More


Indie Rock Parenting 101

Musician Moms and Dads on the Challenges of Raising Children on the Road

Mar 22, 2010

Whatever the perception, as any parent will tell you, raising children is hard work, and for a working musician, balancing writing, recording, and touring with being a full-time mom or dad can be extra tricky. More

Ed Harcourt

Unicycles and Unicorns

Aug 15, 2009

Reflecting on a recent show at Los Angeles’ Bordello Bar, Ed Harcourt sounds a bit flustered. “I always seem to be having a bad time on stage,” he moans. “And then I get off stage, and I’m shocked when people say it was good.” Although, when later expounding on a desire to smarten-up his stage act, Harcourt warns, “I don’t think it’s ever going to be too slickI just can’t do it.” In his head, it’s clear that he can envision the perfect performeror rather a stereotype to avoid. “You can’t just be standing there in jeans and a t-shirt, looking at your feet, pressing a few guitar pedals. It gets boring after awhile.” More


Aug 23, 2016

You know what the biggest problem with the white, male singer/songwriter these days is? They are almost wilfully boring. They will sacrifice personality on the altar of earnestness, lest someone think they might for one second enjoy their job of playing a piano/guitar and crooning for money. If they are not suffering then what they do is not art…for some reason. More