fierce panda records
home
shop
artists
news
gigs
videos
info
Leaone
Leaone Cries Fly, My Swallow
7th April 2017
Share: Artist Profile
A gently broken one sheet

The Act: LEAONE

The Tune: ‘FLY, MY SWALLOW’

The Format: DIGITAL SINGLE

The Focus Date: APRIL 14TH 2017

The Label: FIERCE PANDA

The Truth: LEAONE (pronounced ‘Lee-own’) is a smouldering new talent from Beccles in Suffolk. Ostensibly one man with a deep, rich vocal sound which has seen him described as the missing link between Leonard (Cohen) and Lana (Del Ray), ‘Fly, My Swallow’ is Leaone’s third ever single following 2016’s lush, lovelorn DIY (em)brace of ‘Young Green Eyes’ and ‘Goldtooth’.

Backed by live guitar, drums, keys and a multitude of symphonic effects Leaone eased into 2017 with a perfectly-balanced triplet of shows in Norwich, Dalston and Stowmarket. Continuing the East Anglian theme, the seaside scenes in the ‘Fly, My Swallow’ video were filmed at Holkham beach on the North Norfolk coast. Leaone follows that trick with these single release shows here:
TUESDAY APRIL 11TH LONDON DALSTON THE VICTORIA (w/ Heavy Heart + Curtsy & Cry)
FRIDAY APRIL 14TH NORWICH THE MURDERERS (headline launch show)

Produced by the singer himself, and mixed by Jim Lowe (Stereophonics), Leaone wrote the elegant, gallant ‘Fly, My Swallow’ in his parent’s attic after a series of events (losing his girlfriend, losing his job and getting mugged) led him back home to his native East Anglia. But don’t think these losses make Leaone a loser – ‘Fly, My Swallow’ might wallow in misery but the muscular melodies suggest a redemptive tone.

Following live shows with the likes of Emmy The Great, Idlewild’s Roddy Woomble, Wooden Arms, Desperate Journalist and Animal Noise and bolstered by radio support from both BBC Introducing Norfolk AND Suffolk Leaone is now prepping for the release of a full fat four-track EP release on fierce panda in the spring.

Intriguingly, in an interview with M Magazine late last year, when asked why music was important Leaone replied: “Because it helps to contain my madness”. Something quietly sensational this way comes…

www.facebook.com/hisnameisleaone
www.fiercepanda.co.uk

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 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 |
Newer Stories Older Stories
Jekyll Jekyll Work On Plan A!
4th June 2018
Read the full story »
The Caress 2 The Caress Break Up At The Sebright 31.07
4th June 2018
Read the full story »
SG Wolfgang Souls Out For Sg Wolfgang!
30th May 2018
Read the full story »
Albert Gold Albert Gold Performs 'miracles'!
30th May 2018
Read the full story »
485C Go Forth For The 485c Album!
30th April 2018
Read the full story »
Ghost Suns Ghost Suns Crime Any Mountain!
30th April 2018
Read the full story »
The Caress 2 The Caress Are 'breaking Up'!
27th April 2018
Read the full story »
AUGUST CHILD The Panda Goes To The Seaside
25th April 2018
Read the full story »
Desperate Journalist Desperate Journalist Get Dotty!
25th April 2018
Read the full story »
485C 485c Are Hoppy Mad!
8th April 2018
Read the full story »
National Service National Service Serve Up Islander!
6th April 2018
Read the full story »
The Caress 2 The Caress Work On A Suffragette Look!
6th April 2018
Read the full story »
Krief Krief Comes Good On New Single!
6th April 2018
Read the full story »
Desperate Journalist This Desperate Journalist Song Is About You!
5th April 2018
Read the full story »
Fierce Panda It's The Fierce Panda Ep Club Ep Party!
12th March 2018
Read the full story »
VLMV Vlmv Get Stranded, Not Lost In The Uk!
8th March 2018
Read the full story »
The Caress 2 The Caress Dress Up For The Social!
2nd March 2018
Read the full story »
Fierce Panda It’s Fierce Panda’s Birthday! Donate To The Furry Cause For Your Chance To Win A Giant Bundle Of Musical Fun
23rd February 2018
Read the full story »
Ghost Suns There's Nothing More For Ghost Suns!
20th February 2018
Read the full story »
AUGUST CHILD August Child Launches Grown-up Ep!
20th February 2018
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 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 |
Newer Stories Older Stories
newsroll
Jekyll Work On Plan A! »
The Caress Break Up At The Sebright 31.07 »
Souls Out For Sg Wolfgang! »
Albert Gold Performs 'miracles'! »
Go Forth For The 485c Album! »
Ghost Suns Crime Any Mountain! »
The Caress Are 'breaking Up'! »
The Panda Goes To The Seaside »
Desperate Journalist Get Dotty! »
485c Are Hoppy Mad! »
sign up
To keep up to date with all things fierce panda sign up to our newsletter here:
live shows
26
Jun
485C
@ Sebright Arms, Hackney
28
Jun
Albert Gold
@ Thousand Island, Highbury
13
Jul
SG Wolfgang
@ Birthdays, Dalston
donate
'Please Look After This Bear Too': a fierce panda compilation. Pay-what-you-like for music-you-may-love... more »
newsletters
ning standard #163 » (May 2018)
ning standard #162 » (May 2018)
ning standard #161 » (May 2018)
ning standard #160 » (Apr 2018)
ning standard #159 » (Apr 2018)
videos
The Caress - Man Up »
National Service - Timid Kisses »
485C - Kapow! »
Krief - Deo Gratias »
Desperate Journalist - It Gets Better »