New EP 'Brutalism Begins At Home' now available on 10" vinyl and digital download.

Band Of Holy Joy

New album
Funambulist We Love You

Watch the teaser for our upcoming album Funambulist We Love You. Due for release in September 2017.

The album will be released on Tiny Global Production and available as 12" vinyl and digital download.
Produced by Brian O'Shaunghessy and mastered by Stuart Moxham.



Taken from the latest album The Land Of Holy Joy (2015)
Directed by Johny Brown and Inga Tillere. Produced by Inga Tillere.

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Taken from the album Easy Listening (2014)
Produced by Inga Tillere.
Starring Tam Dean Burn.
Photographed by Jonathan Quarterman and Inga Tillere.
Filmed at Maurice Einhardt Neu Gallery, London.

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Taken from the album The North Is Another Land (2012)
Video by Emma Matsuda.

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"The Land of Holy Joy is an album about quiet triumph, of finding reasons for carrying on often against huge odds"

- PennyBlackMusic

"Another tremendous achievement filled with terse funk moments and poetic reportage"

- NARC. Magazine

"Band Of Holy Joy have definitely eclipsed all with their finest moment in The Land Of Holy Joy"

- The Ringmaster Review

"Breath-taking state-of-the-nation exposition by one of the most enigmatic bands of the 80s"

- Is This Music?

"Band of Holy Joy, return with yet another instant post-punk classic that focuses on their unique style of storytelling"

- The Big Takeover

"An album that looks back in order to inspire the thinking of today"

- Blaue-Rosen

"When it comes to music, nobody engages to greater effect than the Band Of Holy Joy. And don’t ask me how they keep doing it, but their new album The Land Of Holy Joy arguably represents a new benchmark even for them in their search for warmth in the wilderness"

- Louder Than War

"This new album is as fine as anything the band have done"

- The Organ

"Passionate poetics and dark dreams get danced away with angry meditations in nu-Northern Soul settings"

- The Daily Mirror

"..this band still revels in their own potency"

- The Daily Mirror

"..unmistakably a work of vision, and therefore precious"

- The Wire

"..enough to make your heart soar"

- Louder Than War

"..a solid powerful collection of songs, reasserting that some things do get better with age"

- The Big Takeover

"Johny is the patron saint and torch singer for a tier of humanity increasingly ground down by bastard, callous, remote and indifferent powers that be, especially in this here big city of London."

- David Stubbs (The Quietus)

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CDs and vinyl available for purchase from our online store. An extensive catalogue of digital downloads are also available here.