Josh Johnston Returns with New EP ‘Moon Landing’

Just a year after his 4th solo album ‘The Art Of Saving Lives’, Dublin pianist / singer / songwriter Josh Johnston returns with a new EP, ‘Moon Landing’. 

The new EP features reimaginings of ‘Moon Landing’ and ‘Swimming On The Moon’ from 2018’s ‘The Art Of Saving Lives’ and 2008’s ‘Asylum Harbour’ respectively, as well as new tracks ‘In My World (She Said)’ co-written with Dublin songwriter Doug Kinch – and Chris Wood’s soulful song  ‘Come Down Jehovah’.

The song choice owes a passing nod to the recent 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landings – the songs evoke both the dread and excitement of exploring uncharted territory, as well as the elation of a productive voyage in these new directions.  The EP is the first product of a new studio partnership with producer / engineer Anthony Gibney (Jane Willow, Nick Kely, Blood Red Mountain Band).  

Helping Josh out musically on these recordings are Paj Groenland on acoustic & electric guitar, Brian Hogan on bass (Kíla, Preacher’s Son), Dave Hingerty on drums (Kíla, The Frames, Josh Ritter), Scott Flanagan on hammond organ, Bill Blackmore on trumpet and Marco Francescangeli on saxes and clarinet.  

Look out for more releases – a full album is anticipated in the summer of 2020.  

The EP will be available in CD and digital form, and to stream from Friday 13th September. 

In Concert 

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Josh Johnston & Friends
Special Guest: Jane Willow
Lost Lane, off Grafton Street, Dublin 2
Doors 8pm
Tickets €15 from

Friday 1st November 2019
Josh Johnston & Friends
Special Guest: Jane Willow
Black Gate Cultural Centre, 
Francis Street, Galway
Doors 8pm
Tickets €10 at the centre or at the door

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