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Give A Little Love by SILVERY - download now for Christmas!

Give A Little Love by SILVERY - download now for Christmas!

Ladies and gentlemen we present you the perfect antidote to all the current doom and gloom... We give you...

Silvery performing a brand new recording of You Give A Little Love, a cover version of the Paul Williams song as featured in the musical Bugsy Malone. The song has often featured in the Silvery live set and the band thought it was high time to put a studio version down.

This track is not included on their fabulous debut album Thunderer & Excelsior, but will be downloadable from Monday 15th December from all reputable purveyors of digital phonograms and just in time for Christmas! ....Its time to party like its 1929!!!

"How do you feel about Bugsy Malone? Me, I love it! And my favourite song from the movie? This one. Silvery deliver it straight up, no f**king about, building to climax with massed choir just like the original. Made my day.
Buy this, be young at heart, happy Christmas one and all." Artrocker

"Never before has a song from Bugsy Malone sounded so... er, cool?!"
What's On The NME Stereo?

  • download... Silvery - You Give A Little Love   

  • Silvery Dave TVs 'Bands To Watch 2009' weekly vodcast
    An exclusive interview with Silvery in Dave TVs weekly vodcast
    view here on dave.uktv.co.uk
  • SILVERY Thunderer & Excelsior
    No.19 Artrocker's Albums of The Year 2008

    Artrocker have voted Silvery's album debut in at No.19 in their Top Albums of 2008.

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15 December 2008
'BALTIC FLEET' in Rough Trade's Top 50 Albums of 2008

'BALTIC FLEET' in Rough Trade's Top 50 Albums of 2008

'BALTIC FLEET' Rough Trade's Top 50 Albums of 2008

Baltic Fleet's eponymous debut has made it into Rough Trade's Top Album's of 2008 at No. 29. Rough Trade's Top 50 here.

VOTE FOR BALTIC FLEET
for a chance to win all 50 Rough Trade albums of 2008

Pick your top 3 albums from Rough Trade's Top 50 albums of 2008 for their 'People's Voice' award vote here

'BALTIC FLEET' Piccadilly Records Top 100 Albums of 2008

... and is also in Piccadilly Records Top 100 Albums of 2008 at No. 69:
Piccadilly's Top 100 here

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Norman Records / Piccadilly / Rough Trade / Rhythm Online
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download... Baltic Fleet - Baltic Fleet  

19 November 2008
'ACTION FORCE'/'THE NOD' out now - The 3rd single from Silvery

'ACTION FORCE'/'THE NOD' out now - The 3rd single from Silvery

download both... Silvery on iTunes  

After weeks of plays on BBC Radio (Lamacq, Riley, Lamarr, Crowley, Radcliffe & Maconie amongst others) and both BBC Radio 1 and BBC 6 Music live sessions, Silvery release their third single 'Action Force', taken from their acclaimed debut album 'Thunderer & Excelsior'.

The double A-side is 'The Nod', a new non-album exclusive recording of a live favourite. Its the perfect showcase for their unique and riotous Victoriana inspired sound and a worldview that suggests a heady concoction of British Sea Power through a filter of Sparks, Bowie, XTC and Blur at their punky fairground best.

  • Action Force / The Nod
    Steve Lamaqc's *BBC 6 Music Single of The Week*
    27/10/08
    The single has just been chosen by Steve Lamacq as his Single Of The Week on BBC 6 Music, which means it'll be spun every day read more...

"Action Force is my favourite rapid-fire, jerky pop song of the year"
Steve Lamacq (BBC Blog)

"More of their Victorian gentleman's club brit pop, Action Force is a catchy slice off the London band's well received recent album. The Nod is a previously unreleased goodness and one of their best tracks - if ever there was a model of a modern major general and all the Sparks that fly and the bits of early Blur and XTC and Jules Verne adventurer"
The Organ

"Tumble-dried Blur melting Sparks into liquid pop"
What's On The NME Stereo?

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27 October 2008
'THUNDERER & EXCELSIOR' & 'DEVIL IN THE DETAIL' out now!

'THUNDERER & EXCELSIOR' & 'DEVIL IN THE DETAIL' out now!

The debut album and 2nd single from Silvery

buy both : Rough Trade / Norman / Piccadilly / hmv.co.uk
Amazon.co.uk & all good indies more shops here

download both
... Silvery on iTunes  

London's Silvery release their debut album 'Thunderer & Excelsior' - a 14-track blast of infectious eccentric British pop and an essential release for 2008. Crafted in their East London studio with Kevin Feazey and mastered by John Davis, the album features previous sold-out single 'Horrors'/'Orders' and their second single 'Devil In The Detail' which will be released the same day and is strictly limited to 500 numbered 7"s. The single also features an exclusive B-side 'The Squadron Leader' not on the album.

'Devil In The Detail' has been spun so far by Steve Lamacq (6 Music and Radio1), who has invited the band to record a session for his BBC Radio 1 show, to be broadcast a week before the album & single release, Marc Riley (6 Music) who has requested a session, Gary Crowley (BBC London), as well as Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie (Radio 2). Both sides have already been aired in the US too by KROQ legend Rodney Bingenheimer.

  • Silvery in October's Artrocker Magazine & Converse Music
    Full page article on Silvery, plus a free download from Converse Music for this month only. read more...
  • Silvery in Session on BBC 6 Music with Marc Riley
    Thursday 25th September
    Tracklisting here...
  • Silvery in Session on BBC Radio 1 with Steve Lamacq!
    Mon 4th August
    Tracklisting here...
  • 'Thunderer & Excelsior' will be BBC 6music's album of the day!
    Tue 12th August
    read more ...
  • 'Devil In The Detail' winner of last week's Round Table on BBC 6 music with Steve Lamacq! read more & listen again ...
  • Silvery on Steve Lamacqs 6music blogread blog ...

"This album has barely been out of my CD player at home all week"
"You will not hear anything like this all year"
Steve Lamacq


"A fine debut album from the London band, just as they promised it would be" The Organ

"It's mental and it rocks" Artrocker 'Recommended'

"Exciting, forceful, intelligent, and on all the time"
David Quantick, Word Magazine

"The potential to capture the imagination of a generation" Classic Rock

"MADCAP LONDONERS MAKE AN ARTY RACKET" Q Magazine

"Silvery's eccentric organ-led pop is quintessentially British with more than a nod to David Bowie, a wink to Syd Barrett and a wave to XTC" 8/10 Alternative Ulster

"A wonderfully ebullient album of eccentric, quirkily catchy, organ-led Brit Pop with singalong choruses aplenty" Nude

"Get used to the madness because Silvery could be around for a very longtime" Rock'N'Reel

"A band to get rather excited about" Clash

"Strange, surreal and stunning - purchase on sight" losingtoday.com

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11 August 2008
'DAYS COME AND GO' & 'PICTURES (TOO BIG TO FIT IN A SIGHT)' out now! (uk)

'DAYS COME AND GO' & 'PICTURES (TOO BIG TO FIT IN A SIGHT)' out now! (uk)

The ltd. debut single and debut album from Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck

Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck
- an 8-piece indie-pop orchestra from Ängelholm, Sweden - release their debut album Days Come and Go on Monday 9th June, preceded by the limited single Pictures (Too Big To Fit In A Sight) on Monday 2nd June (features B-Side not on the album).

Unplugged version of "Pictures (Too Big To Fit In A Sight)"he ltd. debut single and debut album from Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck

Over the last few years, Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck have been recording songs, just a few at a time, describing themselves as "the slowest recording band ever". Everything has done without any outside help and in the true DIY indie spirit - drums were recorded in their rehearsal room and almost everything else in their parents' apartment. Despite their admittance that "nobody really knew which buttons to push", by the time Blow Up Records made contact in early summer 2007, they had quite a collection of songs - both beautiful and unforgettable.

"Grand songs, delivered well" Stool Pigeon

"Short, sweet and perfectly formed" Nude

"Gorgeous indie pop. I could listen to this single for months and not tire of it" Swedesplease.net

"Suggests the potential to usurp KoC as Scandinavia's finest exponents of indiefolk" Kruger

"Lovely, gentle folk inspired indie pop that invokes the idea of Jens Lekman fronting Belle & Sebastian. Simple as that" indieMP3

"A pop album for picnic days and warm nights of dancing with all the windows open" Kitten Painting

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myspace: myspace.com/mockingbirdwishmeluckswe

youtube: "pictures (too big to fit in a sight)" (unplugged)

buy album & single: HMV / Norman / Rough Trade / Rhythm Online
& all good indies more shops here

download album & single... Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck on iTunes 

09 June 2008

'BLOW UP RECORDS NIGHT Thursday 22nd May at The Blow Up Metro Club London

'BLOW UP RECORDS NIGHT Thursday 22nd May at The Blow Up Metro Club London

3 Blow Up Records bands on one bill including UK debut for Sweden's Mockingbird, wish me luck.

BIG BOSS MAN
The self-proclaimed "punks of hammond funk" take time out from recording their 3rd album for a one-off London show:
"Smokin' '60s-style beat trio, with modern dancefloor full-tiltage." Mojo
"Funky as f**k" Maxim Online
"Music to make your head explode with joy" What's On
"A joyful romp through Hammond-flecked funk" Musik Week

MOCKINGBIRD WISH ME LUCK *debut UK show"
An 8-piece indie pop-orchestra from Sweden who will soon be releasing their debut album Days come and Go:
"Grand songs, delivered well" Stool Pigeon
"Short, sweet and perfectly formed" Nude
"Gorgeous indie pop. I could listen to this single for months and not tire of it" Swedesplease.net
"Lovely, gentle folk inspired indie pop that invokes the idea of Jens Lekman fronting Belle & Sebastian. Simple as that" indieMP3

SILVERY
Infectious eccentric British pop four-piece from London:
What a little belter this is. Pure, head-on pop music. Reminds me of early sparks. This could be a very good year for Silvery. Buy this record" Tom Artrocker
"The psychopop of Blur, if Damon Albarn spent the 90's taking acid... More please!" NME
"A great piece of excitable guitar music" Steve Lamacq

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Big Boss Man
Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck
Silvery

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myspace.com/bigbossmanmyspace
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myspace.com/silverytheband

28 April 2008
'BALTIC FLEET' - the debut album from Baltic Fleet out now

'BALTIC FLEET' - the debut album from Baltic Fleet out now

Following on from the release of the ltd. single debut 'Black Lounge'/'3 Dollar Dress' comes the release of the debut self-titled Baltic Fleet album.

"Paul Flemming has delivered a faultless piece of instumental music that captures the spirit of Eno, NEU! all the way through to modern post rock and chamber music. The album swerves from haunting piano pieces ala donnie darko full of melancholy to driving upbeat kraut inspired propulsive grooves. This is getting heavy rotation in rough trade east and is one of our tips for the top in 2008" Rough Trade East

"BUNNYMAN HAS FUN ON THE AUTOBAHN - Sombre, Sigur Ros-like-post-rock, fuzzy bass grooves [and] energising Neu!-style motorik." Uncut

"This is just a great album - nothing that obviously sounds like anyone or anything else. Just a rather beautiful and rather recommended instrumental album." The Organ

Album chosen for Rough Trade's Album Club May 2008!
More info: thealbumclub.com (other albums for May include Crystal Castles and Foals).

Baltic Fleet was asked to peform at Rough Trade East's 'Record Store Day' on Saturday 19th April, followed by a DJ set from Irmin Schmidt (Can) & Kumo so in good company!
More info: roughtrade.com

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myspace.com/balticfleet

buy...
Norman Records / Piccadilly / Rough Trade / Rhythm Online
& all good indies more shops here

download... Baltic Fleet - Baltic Fleet

11 April 2008
'HORRORS'/'ORDERS' - The debut single from Silvery out now

'HORRORS'/'ORDERS' - The debut single from Silvery out now

Download & ltd. seven available now - the double-A debut from London four-piece Silvery.

'Horrors'/'Orders' was the recent winner of Zane Lowe's Fresh Meat and was The Organ's single of the week:

"They've been one of London's best kept secrets for a little while now, packed out gigs in Camden and such, building a genuine following and a really worth of mouth flow. Silvery make timeless English pop music, a slighty quirky edge, nothing that ever stops that pop flow though. They have a slightly eccentric charm, a bright palette, those not quite pristine bandsman uniforms and those chiming keyboards. The debut album is not far away now, this should more than wet your appetite." The Organ

"What a little belter this is. Pure, head-on pop music, fabby guitar riffs, plumptious organ, verses, choruses, middle 8 - all present and correct. The AA side 'Orders' reminds me of early sparks, never a bad look. Intelligent stuff, quoting the right sources but never simply copying. This could be a very good year for Silvery. They should be filling the Radio 1 playlist in place of the ghastly Feeling. Buy this record." Artrocker

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'horrors' video on youtube

DOWNLOAD NOW: Silvery - Horrors / Orders - Single

BUY SINGLE: HMV.co.uk (FREE p+p), Norman Records, Rhythm Online & all good indies!

03 March 2008
'BLACK LOUNGE'/'3 DOLLAR DRESS' - the debut single from Baltic Fleet out now

'BLACK LOUNGE'/'3 DOLLAR DRESS' - the debut single from Baltic Fleet out now

A double A-sided limited Krautrocking dancefloor essential!

Taken from the forthcoming self-titled debut album 'Baltic Fleet' the single is released on 25th February (UK) on Ltd. 7" (500 copies only) as part of the Blow Up 45s series and Digital.

This single has been picked as one of Piccadilly's Record of The Week (3rd March).

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baltic fleet

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myspace.com/blowuprecs
myspace.com/balticfleet

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hmv.co.uk
(free p+p) / Norman Records / Piccadilly / Rough Trade / Rhythm Online
& all good indies

download... Baltic Fleet - Black Lounge / 3 Dollar Dress - Single

25 February 2008
Blow Up Records - New For 2008

Blow Up Records - New For 2008

2008 is set to be the most release-packed year yet for Blow Up with several new projects from 2007 being wrapped up and set for release, including The Bongolian's 3rd album & debuts from new signings Baltic Fleet & Silvery:

4th feb 2008
THE BONGOLIAN - Outer Bongolia
The third solo outing for BBM's Nasser Bouzida aka The Bongolian.
See below

25th feb 2008
BALTIC FLEET Black Lounge / 3 Dollar Dress
A cracking double A-sided limited Krautrocking dancefloor essential! Taken from the forthcoming self-titled debut album.
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3rd mar 2008
SILVERY - Horrors / Orders
Silvery release their limited debut 45 'Horrors'/'Orders' as a taste of their forthcoming debut album (late Spring 2008). Its a double A-sided blast of infectious eccentric British pop, and with first track 'Horrors' coming in at 1'47 it's not long before you'll be wanting to play again. The single which has aready had more than one spin by BBC's Steve Lamacq, and this week won Zane Lowe's Fresh Meat contest on BBC Radio 1.
'Horrors' is accompanied by a brilliant animated video by Alasdair Brotherson.
Read more

10th mar 2008
BALTIC FLEET - Baltic Fleet
Whilst on a World Tour playing keyboards for Echo & The Bunnymen, Liverpool-based artist Paul Fleming began to write what would come to be his debut album 'Baltic Fleet'. With a laptop and any instruments that were to hand he would capture, in music, what inspired him in each city around the world, and a sound was born influenced by artists such as Eno, The Doves, NEU!, Sigur Ros and DJ Shadow. Read more

and coming soon...

SILVERY- album debut
BIG BOSS MAN - 3rd album
UNTITLED PROJECT - debut single & album

14 January 2008