Tag: Robert Lloyd

FLISS KITSON of THE NIGHTINGALES – Song For Ewe

“This is by far my favourite track from the last year. I was so bored of the same old boy bands and the hype around them and I actually stopped listening to new music for a bit. I hadn’t been to see a new band for a while but was out to support a friends band and last minute addition to the bill was Japanese Television… they were an instrumental, psychedelic, angular revelation.”

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THE NIGHTINGALES & VIC GODARD – Brand New Lucky 7

“Stewart Lee curated a show at the South Bank and had us play, and we asked Vic to play, too. He wrote this song for us to do together, which took forever to organise, but has finally happened. Our old friend Jon Langford did the cover and we recorded the single at Leamington Spa with John Rivers, who did the Swell Maps records.”

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V.S. WRITERS LUCKY 7 of 2017 – NICK HUTCHINGS

Everybody loves lists this time of year right, so who are we to buck the trend? Velvet Sheep asks it’s trio of writers for their Lucky 7 tunes of the year, and stepping up to the oche, into the breach, up to his neck, is VS fanzine creator and captain Nick Hutchings (seen above in his TV job – no it wasn’t a Kleenex commercial). He chooses Royal Trux, The Fall, Band of Holy Joy, Nightingales, Sleaford Mods, Thurston Moore and Kid Congo…

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NIGHTINGALES “BECOME NOT BECOMING” EP – Review

“It’s a fizzing firecracker as befits a record whose opening lyrics are “don’t wanna be all work and no play” and whose opening song has the self-effacing title “B-Side At Best”. Not only are Robert Lloyd’s lyrics always playfully sardonic, they are pleasingly meta, continuing on the great work from their last full album “Mind Over Matter””

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