New Roots presents…. Vive La Rose (album launch)

Originally from Edinburgh , London based VIVE LA ROSE was created by David Luximon-Herbert in 2014. With high quality songwriting at it’s root, Vive La Rose’s full band sound sound is all about economy and detail, drawing you in to a world both delicate and widescreen in its scope and vision. His career to date has seen support from BBC 6 Music’s Gideon Coe and Don Letts, and national and international praise from Billboard Magazine, The National, Vinyl District, Amazing Radio, BBC Radio Scotland and many others.

Vive La Rose’s new album ‘For She Who Hangs The Moon was recorded over 18 months in London at Air Studios, The Crows Nest, and at Sheffield’s Yellow Arch. The songs within move through delicate solo piano performances to string soaked epics, via brass infused alt-folk. The album was co-produced with Oliver Betts (The Duke Spirit), with additional recording by Max Harris (Bryan Ferry) and Fiona Cruickshank (Bon Iver) and features string arrangements by Colin Elliot (Richard Hawley/Slow Club), The stellar cast of players include Nicky Francis (Mono Club), Terry Edwards (PJ Harvey/Nick Cave), Mark Neary (Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds) and John Parker (Nizlopi/Ed Sheeran).

“Absolutely stunning” Rough Trade

“A twinkling paean to the quiet joys of escapist daydreams” PRS M-Magazine


New Roots is committed to promoting events that shine a light on up and coming talent in the UK alt-folk scene. It’s committed to providing artists with an environment that is sympathetic to what they do, giving musicians the respect they and their music deserves – for this reason we ask for no talking and no use of mobile phones while artists are performing. Our music policy comes from the kitchen table, the roots of public performance- intimate, acoustic based, high quality musicianship with as little interference between performer and listener as possible.

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