Seven Songs: Wildbirds & Peacedrums

Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 22:40 | Category : Seven Songs, Video
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Last year Wildbirds & Peacedrums released the awesome Heartcore. Less than a year later, the good folks at Leaf Records will be presenting us with The Snake, another impressive piece of primal percussion-and-voice goodness from the Swedish couple. It’s an excellent record and I’ll be reviewing it nearer the release date. So this is a sort of teaser ad, and a chance to fire my seven questions at Andreas and Mariam. Mariam fired back. Continue reading below for what’s the broadest taste yet in Seven Songs, taking in Messiaen via John Legend to er, Simply Red.

Oh, and the video for ace new single There is no Light.

1. A song that’s been in your head today

If You Don’t Know Me By Now by Simply Red

2. A song you currently love playing live

Birds by Neil Young

3. Shuffle your ipod – what’s the first song that comes up?

Livre du Saint Sacrement by Messiaen

4. A song you wish you had written

A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum

5. Your current guiltiest pleasure

Each Day Gets Better by John Legend

6. A song off an album you’re currently enjoying

Williams Blood from Grace Jones’ Hurricane

7. Tell us something about a track from your new album

Our first single There is No Light is a dark and sexy, raw and pure freedom song of the new times.

mp3: Wildbirds & Peacedrums - Great Lines

The Snake is out on 13 April on Leaf Records. Pre-order from the Leaf website. You can download There is No Light now, also from the Leaf website.

Wildbirds & Peacedrums myspace / blog

Here’s the video:


Wildbirds & Peacedrums - There Is No Light from Leaf Label on Vimeo.

2 Comments for “Seven Songs: Wildbirds & Peacedrums”

  1. 1Anika

    Awesome! I love this band, can’t wait for The Luminaire show next month.

  2. 2The Daily Growl

    I’m gutted that I can’t make this show! I seem to be fated never to see them. I hope they come back to London again this year. I need to see them.

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