Latest Announcements

'Escaping Fate' Released Today! 

Our new single 'Escaping Fate' is released today! Visit the iTunes store, Amazon or Google Play to download your copy today! Alternatively text "FATE" to 85888 to download! Texts cost £1.

Text "FATE" to 85888 to Download New Single! 

We have set up an SMS messaging service so that you can simply text "FATE" to 85888 to download our new single 'Escaping Fate'!
When you send your text message you will receive confirmation and will be sent a download link for the single when it's released on 01/04/16. Downloads cost £1, which will be deducted as soon as the track is downloaded - so please get texting and spread the word!


'Escaping Fate' Release Date Moved 

The release date of our new single 'Escaping Fate' has been moved to Friday 1st April 2016. We will shortly be getting an SMS keyword feature which will allow you to download the single straight from your phone via text message. Full details will be provided as soon as we get them.

New Single 'Escaping Fate' Available on Pre-Release Now! 

Our new single 'Escaping Fate' is now available to pre-order! The download link is included below. The official release date is March 18th 2016!

Single cover artwork by Sam Gee Photography

Distant Sun T Shirts Have Landed! 

Official Distant Sun 'Reverse the Ending' T Shirts are now available via our online store!! Just click on the 'merch' section of the website and follow the link. A variety of colours, styles and sizes available. Order yours today!

Down By the River Festival Slot Confirmed! 

Distant Sun will be supporting The Wonder Stuff + House of Love at the 'Down By the River' festival which is being billed as 'A Classic Indie All Dayer'. The festival takes place at Norwich venue 'The Waterfront' on Sunday 29th May 2016.
Over 14s Only
General Admission - £24.75 - Tickets on sale from 27th January 2016

Gig Date Brought Forward 

Our gig at The California Tavern on Saturday 23/01/16 has been brought forward to Friday 22/01/16.

Live Dates for 2016 Announced! 

The list of all of our 2016 gig dates so far is now available of the 'gigs' section of this website - check it out and come see us play!

Music video shoot for 'Escaping Fate' under way! 

We have started work filming the music video for our second single from the 'Reverse the Ending' album. The track is titled 'Escaping Fate' and we are collaborating with our friends over at Punch Films UK. This video will be shot over several dates on location and the first scenes were filmed last Saturday evening in the whipping wind and the freezing rain - that's commitment for you! The target date for completion is February 18th and we will keep you posted with all updates. Meantime, here is a photo taken from the shoot the other night;

2nd Single from new album announced! 

We can confirm that the second single from our second album 'Reverse the Ending' will be a track called 'Escaping Fate'. The release date is scheduled for 11/03/16 and work on the new music video will be starting shortly.

Cast Support Slot Confirmed! 

We are delighted to confirm that we will be supporting Britpop legends Cast at the Aquarium on Friday 19th Feb as part of their 2016 UK tour. We have tickets available so if you want to go or know anybody who will be interested please get in contact and make sure you buy through us. You can contact us via facebook or via email at

Gig Date Moved 

Our gig at The Flying Dutchmans on Friday 20th November 2015 has been moved to Saturday 5th December 2015.

New Album 'Reverse the Ending' OUT NOW!! 

We are pleased to announce that our new album 'Reverse the Ending' is released today!!
This is the follow up album to 'Beyond the Realms We Live In' and offers up 10 slices of guitar driven, indie rock belters including the single 'Calling Out'.
You can download your copy in all the usual digital stores including iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay and Rdio!