Philip Selway is in a family way.

Philip Selway, aka timekeeper for Radiohead, is putting down the sticks and picking up the guitar this summer! Set to release his first solo album, Familial, August 30th in the UK on the Bella Union label (home to faves Beach House, Fleet Foxes and Midlake) Phil is piling on the tour dates. But unless you live in Europe or are planning on spending holiday there, odds are you'll miss him. In anticipation of the release, Phil has made one song off of the album available as a free download!

By Some Miracle, the opening track, presents a wistful and haunting folk song, with breathy vocals and sparse electronics. The album, available in the US August 31st on Nonesuch Records, features Wilco member Glenn Kotche on drums, Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg and husky-voiced chanteuse Lisa Germano. If you're like me, you've already preordered your autographed copy from across the pond. If not, you're probably too late (sucka!) since only 150 copies will be signed, but don't let that stop you from purchasing this promising debut! 

Head over to Phil's website now and download By Some Miracle for free!


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