Roddy Woomble


Roddy Woomble (born 13 August 1976) is a Scottish singer, songwriter and writer. He is the lead vocalist of indie rock band Idlewild, with whom he has recorded nine studio albums. Celebrated for his poetic lyrics and warm, baritone voice, In 2006, Woomble released his folk-influenced debut solo album, My Secret Is My Silence, and has since released four subsequent studio albums: The Impossible Song & Other Songs (2011), Listen to Keep (2013), The Deluder (2017) and Lo! Soul (2021). In 2020 Woomble released the 'Everyday Sun' EP which featured largely spoken word pieces over minimal, ambient backing. He followed this sound and direction into 2021's 'Lo Soul' which he recorded at home during the pandemic.

In 2007, Woomble curated a collaborative studio album between Scottish writers and musicians, entitled Ballads of the Book, and recorded a collaborative album with folk musicians Kris Drever and John McCusker in 2008, called Before the Ruin.


December 21, 2020

Idlewild announce retrospective book marking their 25th anniversary

'In The Beginning There Were Answers - 25 years of Idlewild' is written by frontman Roddy Woomble The post Idlewild announce retrospective book marking their 25th anniversary appeared first on NME | Music, Film, TV, Gaming & Pop Culture News.


This Is Not The End

April 22, 2022

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Lo! Soul

May 21, 2021

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Architecture In LA

April 9, 2021

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Lo Soul

March 5, 2021

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Everyday Sun EP

March 27, 2020

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Everyday Sun

February 4, 2020

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The Deluder

September 1, 2017

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On n'a plus de temps

August 29, 2017

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June 16, 2017

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Like Caruso

March 3, 2017

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Before the Ruin

January 1, 2014

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