fierce panda records
home
shop
artists
news
gigs
videos
info
Loved Ones
Loved Ones Single Release
1st November 2011
Share: Artist Profile
Release Date: MONDAY NOVEMBER 21ST 2011

The Truth: LOVED ONES hail from the West coast of the historic Viking settlement of Wirral. Drawing lyrical inspiration from local legend, magic realism and Walt Whitman-esque whimsy, the group depict a windswept naturalism in the vein of British Sea Power and Canadian legends The Microphones, albeit with a very different musical product.

First single Are You Hiding Out In Hell? references Alan Moores Scouse mage John Constantine, describing a dying world through achingly beautiful, crystalline synthesizer and angelic vocals. Childrens stories are a recurring motif, with much of the melody on the parent album 'The Merry Monarch' - due in early 2012 - produced by warping glockenspiels, toy keyboards and drum patterns picked out on home studio The Hurst Lockers iron staircase.

Not for nothing was virtual flipside Hi Pressure described by 20jazzfunkgreats as: "Uniting all the (wildly varying) music posted here, it allows for a moment of escape. This scribe wouldnt have a clue what constitutes good music but music that creates its own world within the confines of 3, 4, 5, 12 minute bubbles will always justify its inclusion here¦A moment spent on the lowest level of this particular subconscious, hiding from the world amongst the gentle vibrations."

This debut from LOVED ONES is the second ever release on thrill-seeking new independent label Giant Haystacks, whose first single was 'I Didn't Think It Would Hurt To Think Of You' by fellow Northwestern wonders The Heartbreaks. LOVED ONES launch Are You Hiding Out In Hell? with a gig at the Bull & Gate, their first official show in London Town after an appearance at the fringe-throwingly cool blogosphere-shaped Binnacle event last month.

05 NOV: Mojo, Liverpool w/ Baxter Dury (Liverpool Music Week)
21 NOV: The Bull & Gate, London (Club Spangle)

soundcloud.com/lovedones

newsroll
Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 |
Newer Stories Older Stories
Leaone Fierce Panda Turns 23 In Suffolk!
20th January 2017
Read the full story »
National Service National Service Announce Birthdays Party!
20th January 2017
Read the full story »
please look after this bear Please Look After This Bear Donation!
20th January 2017
Read the full story »
Desperate Journalist Desperate Journalist Grow Up On Album 2
16th January 2017
Read the full story »
485C 485 Take Some Strange Medicine!
16th January 2017
Read the full story »
Leaone It's Pandamonium Day Nine!
14th January 2017
Read the full story »
Alphaduka It's Pandamonium Day Seven!
8th January 2017
Read the full story »
ALMA It's Pandamonium Day Five!
8th January 2017
Read the full story »
485C It's Pandamonium Day Eight!
8th January 2017
Read the full story »
National Service National Service Fire Out Debut Single!
8th January 2017
Read the full story »
Joey Fourr It's Pandamonium Day Six!
5th January 2017
Read the full story »
485C 485c Add Up The Numbers!
2nd January 2017
Read the full story »
please look after this bear Please Look After This Bear Ahoy!
12th December 2016
Read the full story »
Desperate Journalist It's Pandamonium Day Three!
12th December 2016
Read the full story »
National Service It's Pandamonium Day Two!
12th December 2016
Read the full story »
Coquin Migale It's Pandamonium Day Four!
12th December 2016
Read the full story »
Raglans Raglans Head True North
16th November 2016
Read the full story »
Coquin Migale Coquin Migale Go Soft On New Single!
16th November 2016
Read the full story »
Desperate Journalist Desperate Journalist Grow Up!
15th November 2016
Read the full story »
A Lily A Lily Blossoms In The Singles Club!
15th November 2016
Read the full story »
Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 |
Newer Stories Older Stories
newsroll
Fierce Panda Turns 23 In Suffolk! »
National Service Announce Birthdays Party! »
Please Look After This Bear Donation! »
Desperate Journalist Grow Up On Album 2 »
485 Take Some Strange Medicine! »
It's Pandamonium Day Nine! »
It's Pandamonium Day Seven! »
It's Pandamonium Day Five! »
It's Pandamonium Day Eight! »
National Service Fire Out Debut Single! »
sign up
To keep up to date with all things fierce panda sign up to our newsletter here:
live shows
27
Jan
Masakichi
@ Academy 3, Birmingham
28
Jan
Desperate Journalist
@ The Hairy Dog, Derby
28
Jan
Masakichi
@ Islington Academy, London
donate
'Please Look After This Bear': a fierce panda compilation. Pay-what-you-like for music-you-may-love... more »
newsletters
ning standard #115 » (Jan 2017)
ning standard #114 » (Jan 2017)
ning standard #113 » (Dec 2016)
ning standard #112 » (Dec 2016)
ning standard #111 » (Dec 2016)
videos
Coquin Migale - Soft »
Desperate Journalist - Hollow »
Raglans - Who Knows »
Whistlejacket - Oh Brother »
Ghost Suns - Wait Out »