Prior to entering the studio to record their debut album, the entire project was put on hold as Ally suffered a major brain aneurysm. Ally recovered and their self-titled album was released at the end of 2011, garnering praise from Q Magazine, the Evening Standard and The Daily Telegraph.
2014’s ‘Shadowbirds’ album came straight in at No. 3 in the official UK Country Charts & the band’s achievements were recognised at the Scottish Music Awards where they were presented with a prestigious Tartan Clef award.
Red Sky July release their new album ‘The Truth and The Lie’ on March 25 2016 at number 3 in the Official Charts Country Artists Albums Chart, Renowned for Sound heralded it as “a modern country masterpiece.” Recorded in their own studio, the band were twice joined by Grammy nominated, Nashville based singer songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman (Elton John, Neil Diamond, Willie Nelson) & Mark Neary (Noel Gallagher, U2, Adele) The album has received critical acclaim across the board from the likes of The Guardian, Maverick Magazine, Guitarist, Daily Express, R2 and BBC Radio 2.