Tag: The Band of Holy Joy

BAND OF HOLY JOY “Neon Primitives” Review

“To find yourself again and find yourself in others, indeed that beautiful blessed moment of realising you’re surrounded absolutely by the crucially wrong sort of people, and everything good that matters is here, and anything bad that matters is over there and nothing really matters at all anyway, but to be here, in the present moment, with this love, in this light, at peace, with another dance and another chance, is everything that is essential right now, no matter how late it all is, no matter how late…no matter how late at all”

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BAND OF HOLY JOY – Lucky 7 & Album Of The Year

“I know this is meant to be seven lucky new things but in the light of the current situation I just wanted to pay a bit respect to The Fall and a toss up between the contrived wild of Lana Del Ray or the understated haunting of Silvi Vignola made way for “The North Will Rise Again”. I’ve always loved this track and it’s main protagonist Joe Totale whose cynical view of a mired Britain remains as pertinent now as it did then.”

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“Trying to pick one ABBA song was torture, I could easily have picked six and that’d’ve still been a massive challenge, as ABBA were my first musical love and will be my last. Every record I’ve made reflects the particular way in which I’ve failed to sound like them, although I like to think that I got a little nearer this time.”

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