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Big Big Train premiere video for new single Alive with Prog

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Big Big Train release their brand new single Alive today. It's the first single from the band's forthcoming album, Grand Tour, and they are premiering the new video with prog. You can watch it below.

"Our new album, Grand Tour, is based around the concept of a journey from the shores of England to Italy and beyond," singer David Longdon tells Prog. "Every journey has a beginning and our musical voyage for this album starts with the release of Alive. Alive is intended as an invitation to make the best of every moment. It is a celebration of life, of travel and of exploration."

The band's Grand Tour album will be released through English Electric Recordings on May 17. Alive is released today.

Big Big Train will tour the UK in October and November with Sweet Billy Pilgrim as support.

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.