Our UK 'Sky Lanterns EP' Tour 2013 will kick off on Wed 11th September. For full details please see our gigs section. Below is a poster for the tour which was created by Nick Rhodes (White Lies, QOTSA, Ian Brown, Richard Hawley etc)

August 5th 2013 - September Tour... 

On September 11th 2013 The Phantom Light will be heading out on a 5 date mini tour around England and Wales. It will be in support of our 'Sky Lanterns EP'

Wed 11 Sept - The Exchange, Bristol
Thurs 12 Sept - Queen Of Hoxton, London
Fri 13 Sept - Sin City, Swansea
Sat 14 Sept - Retro Bar, Manchester
Sun 15 Sept - The Lomax, Liverpool

Further details can be found at our
Gigs page

June 3rd 2013 - Jason leaves The Phantom Light 

We would like to announce that our very good friend, guitarist, and one of the founding members of The Phantom Light, Jason Jones will be leaving the band. We wish him the very best in the future. What a great 4 years it has been. 

Here's a video we did back in December that Jason featured in and produced the sound for ( Filmed by Tom Barker  (

As for the future of The Phantom Light... the band will be back in the Summer with a new single and a headline slot at the Uplands Tavern as part of the Uplands Music Festival on Aug 23rd before heading out on a UK tour in September. Details about that to follow very soon. Cheers guys x 


March 3rd 2013 - Pre-Orders for 'Sky Lanterns' CD 

As of today, our new extremely limited edition digipack CD 'Sky Lanterns EP' will be available to purchase for pre-order from our bandcamp site here. Every purchase will come with a free download of the lead track from the EP, Sky Lanterns. 

Below is the artwork for the CD, which was kindly given to us by Prabhakara Jimmy Quek ( The painting was also called 'Sky Lanterns' and is from 2009.

A big thanks to everyone who's already purchased in the opening hours of pre-orders, and a special thanks to our extremely patient producer Ben Williams. He has also mastered our new CD and has worked with us from day one. 

New live video Lounge Of Love 

On December 17th 2012, the band recorded and filmed a 4 song session at St. James' Church, Uplands in Swansea. This is the first track from the session...

Lounge Of Love (live)

This video was produced and directed by Tom Barker of
Tarks Media. With additional help on camera from Martyn Collins, Scott Brown, Victor Mawer and Brian Marijeni. The audio was produced and mixed by Jason Jones of The Phantom Light.

Enjoy x

Festive 50... 3 years in a row! 

For the third year running, The Phantom Light have managed to reach the John Peel inspired Festive 50 on Dandelion Radio. This year the band charted at number 41 with their single The Greater Picture. The Chart can be viewed here.

2010 Dandelion Radio Festive 50: Number 30 - Sky Lanterns (demo)
2011 Dandelion Radio Festive 50: Number 50 - Echoes Of Ghosts (demo)
2012 Dandelion Radio Festive 50: Number 41 - The Greater Picture (single) 

Bring on the 2013 chart!

Prediction for 2013 number 1? .... a track off the new MBV album! 

12/12/12 - New single out today! 

Today we have released a new double A-Side single 'Lounge Of Love' & 'Echoes Of Ghosts' as part of a free digital download from our bandcamp page - 

These tracks will not feature on our forthcoming 5 track EP 'Sky Lanterns' which will be released early April 2013. 

Here is the artwork for the new single by Felicia Simion. You can check out her website

Halloween gig on Wednesday October 31st 

We are proud to announce that we are playing another Turtle Promotions gig at Sin City, Swansea on Wednesday 31st October Halloween.
The band will be marking this occasion by playing some new tracks. Also playing will be alt/indie acts
Cut Ribbons and Nanook Of The North....

Tickets can be purchased from ourselves for £3 (email for info) or from Derricks Records in Swansea. You can also pay on the door, but that will be £5. Doors open at 7:30 and the gig is a 16+ event. Hope to see you there x

July 8th 2012 - Penn Festival/New music/merch... 

A big thanks to everyone that turned up to see us at The Big Top Tent at Penn Festival yesterday. The crowd was fantastic...

We have new tracks online that can be heard on our facebook player
(here) or on our soundcloud page (here).
These are brand new mixes from our producer Ben Williams. 

We are slowly getting our act together for merchandise. You can purchase badges from our store page