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Posts Tagged ‘fanfarlo’

Let’s Go Extinct: Fanfarlo introduce the video for current single Cell Song

Cell Song follows the theme of the latest Fanfarlo album, full of ideas about human evolution and possible futures...

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Cell by Gemma Cotterell

The Cell by Gemma Cotterell.

Fanfarlo's released their stunning third album Let's Go Extinct back in February. As the title suggests the lyrics were inspired by human evolution and possible futures, ideas that have been melded into big beautiful pop songs. Here founding member Simon Balthazar introduces their new single, Cell Song:



Cell Song is a song about the body. Most of us think of ourselves as an individual, a unity. Some sort of lone spirit living inside the head of a soft machine. But really we are the product of billions of little organisms that at one point decided that they were better off together, and so gave up their independence and joined together in a pact for survival. Maybe this constant noise of thoughts could be thought of as the incessant nattering and negotiating of all those billions of little creatures trying to settle their differences and act as one.

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Review: The Lost Cavalry, Three Cheers For The Undertaker and interview with Mark West

Former guitarist with Fanfarlo, Mark West talks to us about the process of creating his new album, a beautiful series of narratives set to delicate instrumentation.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Three Cheers for the Undertaker is the new album from The Lost Cavalry, the band founded by ex Fanfarlo guitarist Mark West four years ago. It opens with the mournful […]

Festival Review: Vieilles Charrues

A spur of the moment visit to the Gallic version of Glastonbury provided a weekend packed with French music, French food and French wine (and lots of it) that all added up to the festival of dreams.

Written by Cari Steel

A couple of weeks ago, medications I was sifting through work emails and idly wondering how my forthcoming weekend was going to shape up; it seemed to be taking on […]

Festival Preview: Vieilles Charrues

What started as a humble French fete has become a leading international festival, but this Gallic event has not forgotten its roots.

Written by Cari Steel

Fanfarlo pic Today we are going to be popping over the channel in our search for the finest music festivals of the summer. In our bid to find an eclectic, […]

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First Aid Kit – Interview

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Written by Andy Devine

Since hearing First Aid Kits debut album The Big Black and The Blue we’ve been incredibly impressed with the sibling duo. The album is full of lush harmonies, visit this […]

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Written by Katie Weatherall

Turner Prize Enrico David, information pills Roger Hiorns, Lucy Skaer and Richard Wright are the lucky shortlisted ones on the Turner Prize’s notepad this year and it’s been noted that […]

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Written by Simon Edgar Lord

Dan Stanley is a London-based illustrator and designer who will soon be launching his new range of greeting cards, buy this web Fluffy Thoughts. He graduated from the London Metropolitan […]