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LISTEN: Grasscut - September's Night Sky
Suzie McCracken , February 19th, 2015 16:38

Brighton duo return with new single and announce album launch party

After their 2012 album Unearth, it's time to warmly welcome the return of Grasscut: Andrew Phillips and Marcus O'Dair's vehicle for evocative electronica. The first single from their forthcoming third record on Lo Recordings, Everyone Was A Bird is a two-parter featuring the beautifully fragmented 'September's Night Sky' (above) and the Mawddach Estuary-inspired 'Curlews' (below). In regards to the latter, Phillips said: "The poet Harriet Tarlo cautions against the lazy use of ornithological metaphors for human emotion, but watching the curlews on the estuary, I really thought: this is me, digging around in the mud till I find it. I hope that's not lazy."

The band have also announced the date for their album release party, which is scheduled for June 8 at Elektrowerkz in London. You can buy tickets for the shindig here. The 'Curlews'/'Septembers Night Sky' single is due on February 23 (you can pre-order here) and Everyone Was A Bird will be released on May 18.

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