Month: August 2021

BAND OF HOLY JOY gig news (& song) for ewe

“I love it’s sheer simplicity, it’s post Dylan and Velvet’s sensibility, it’s pre-shoegaze sensitivities, it’s beautiful use of the world of glitch undermining the sentimental nostalgia of its video and the killer two lines of the chorus, ‘I don’t want to know your friend’s, I just wanna be your Tugboat Captain baby’.”

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JOHNNY JOHNSON from THE SIDDELEYS – Song For Ewe

“Shirley Collins has said that when she sings, she can feel past generations standing behind her. It’s impossible to know how many ghosts would surround her singing “Hares on the Mountain” – it’s a song that may be two hundred years old, perhaps more, passed from mouth to ear and sung by many unknown singers before her.”

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