Tag: Stewart Lee

DAVID LANCE CALLAHAN of WOLFHOUNDS – Song For Ewe

“It’s an unfortunate – though entirely natural – modern consequence of many of the great musical innovations having happened post-war that a lot of people’s online postings are RIP messages about the death of an ailing originator. So it was for me, when remarkable soundtrack composer Ennio Morricone died on 6 July. One of the first LPs I ever owned as a child was the budget RCA Camden version of a compilation of two of his soundtracks, with “A Fistful of Dollars” on one side and “For a Few Dollars More” on the other – it’s still a worthy entry-level purchase for anyone wishing to dive into Morricone’s peerless and bottomless work. A massive influence on my music which, naturally, sounds nothing like it.”

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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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