The Rails Release Video for ‘Call Me When It All Goes Wrong’

Photo Credit Jill Furmanovsky

New Album ‘Cancel The Sun’ Out Now

Play Oslo on 29th October

“Joyous folk-rock with a highly personal twist, the duo…have a rich sense of classicism running through their work.” – Clash

“The married duo exchange witty barbs about domestic drudgery, relationship ennui and the environment…over feisty folk-rock produced by Stephen Street.”Sunday Times

“An honest-to-god folk-pop masterpiece.” – Record Collector 4*

“The family tradition diligently upheld.” – Uncut 7/10

Following the release of their acclaimed album ‘Cancel The Sun’, The Rails (Kami Thompson and James Walbourne) today reveal the video for their new single ‘Call Me When It All Goes Wrong’. The duo and their fantastic band will also embark on a 9 date UK headline tour this October.

Watch ‘Call Me When It All Goes Wrong’ HERE

Directed by Paul Kelly (Finisterre, Lawrence of Belgravia), the video for ‘Call Me When It All Goes Wrong’ features Kami and James at their best: flawless harmony vocals, melodic hooks and an epic guitar solo. On the track Kami said, “This is as pop song about being on the outside of a relationship looking in, hoping it blows up but having no power over the final outcome. It was filmed at Cecil Sharp House in London by director Paul Kelly. The supporting cast includes no less than four Kelly cousins!”

Written by the Rails and produced by Stephen Street, best known for his work with The Smiths and Blur, ‘Cancel The Sun’ marks a welcome return for these fine purveyors of 21st century folk and it’s the first new music since the 2017 release of their ‘Other People’ album.

The Rails will head out on a UK headline tour in October. Dates below:


Sun 20th               MANCHESTER, Deaf Institute

Mon 21st              GLASGOW, King Tuts

Tue 22nd              NEWCASTLE, Cluny

Wed 23rd             LIVERPOOL, Phase One

Thur 24th             HEBDEN BRIDGE, Trades

Fri 25th                WINCHESTER, Railway

Sun 27th              BIRMINGHAM, Hare And Hounds

Mon 28th             BRISTOL, Louisiana

Tue 29th              LONDON, Oslo


Kami Thompson is folk royalty, daughter of Linda and Richard Thompson and sister of Teddy. James is one of the UK’s finest guitarists and has worked with Son Volt, the Pogues and the Ray Davies before joining the Pretenders.

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