British Sea Power To Release Soundtrack + Perform On The Cutty Sark 29 October 2013 in British Sea Power
British Sea Power’s widely-praised soundtrack for the film ‘From The Sea To The Land Beyond’ is to be released on CD and double vinyl accompanied by the film and digitally on 2nd December 2013 through Rough Trade Records. The album features a bonus track not available on the original soundtrack. It is available to pre-order now from our Rough Trade webstore
The soundtrack consists of re-workings of previous BSP songs and was recorded in Brighton and mixed by Ken Thomas (Sigur Ros, Daughter, M83, Cocteau Twins, Moby)
In January 2013 when the film, directed by Penny Woolcock, was first shown on BBC4 as part of the Storyville series (television in the Storyville slot) the viewing figure nudged 500,000 – over twice the usual audience size (for this BBC4 feature). The film features a fantastic array of footage of the British coastline from the BFI’s National Archive. Travelling from 1901, through both world wars, into peacetime and the modern age, ‘From The Sea To The Land Beyond’ shows our coast as a place of leisure, industry and wild nature: A woman scaling a sheer cliff face to collect eggs, dancers on the Sussex shoreline, émigrés from the...
British Sea Power Release 'Monsters Of Sunderland' Video 15 October 2013 in British Sea Power
British Sea Power have released a video for their current single ‘Monsters Of Sunderland’, directed and produced by Kingdom Of Sexy (Peter Quinn, Erica Read, Matt Wilde) and starring two bears (who you might recognise if you’ve seen BSP live) having a night out on the town.
‘Monsters Of Sunderland’ is taken from British Sea Power’s fifth album ‘Machineries Of Joy’ (out now on Rough Trade Records), the follow-up to the band’s 2011 album ‘Valhalla Dancehall’.
British Sea Power Release 'Loving Animals' Video 24 June 2013 in British Sea Power
Hamilton from British Sea Power has made a video for the band’s new single ‘Loving Animals’, taken from their current album ‘Machineries Of Joy’. Unless you’re heartless and hate skipping lambs we think you’ll like it!
A Rolling Stone review of the 2002 Reading festival dismissed all the other performances in a couple of lines, before dwelling on the BSP set at length: “Fuck this puerile drivel, we’re going to see British Sea Power… All of them have crazy acid-fried stares, the bass player is wearing tree branches on his head and one deliriously psycho-delic tune concludes with singer Yan beating on the drum-kit with a large stuffed owl. British Sea Power rule.” We second that emotion.
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