A new band on the Huddersfield scene, Birds and Beasts are releasing their first single with a special show at the Lawrence Batley Theatre.
Birds and Beasts are a new group self-releasing a series of singles to promote their forthcoming album. Imagine a parallel universe where David Attenborough left the BBC in 1966 and moved to California to write some songs will get you somewhere close to the sound of Birds and Beasts. Drawing their inspiration from the natural world to create their classic sounding feral pop-rock, this group create memorable and distinctive music that really gets under your skin.
Birds and Beasts’ timeless song writing and musical style is inspired by tales from the animal kingdom; this first single follows the efforts of a famous puffer fish whose amazing underwater artwork caused an international mystery before finding fame with David Attenborough and QI. Will this little fish ever find a friend? The limited edition CD single also includes the story of a devotional pair of roaming seabirds as well as a special acoustic track recorded live in the studio’s garden.
The band came into being when Leo Brazil and Anna Rogge were stuck in a snowy German forest for several days with only a guitar and a stack of nature documentaries. Joined by Hep Cairns and Luke Granata, their energetic live set covers such topics as: Sharks’ electric senses, spiders’ terrifying mating ordeals, the bizarre strategies of lizards to produce the next generation and the impossibly particular demands of female birds. The words resonate with the real life experiences of the listener and allow us to connect to the animal kingdom of which we are a part. Birds and Beasts are a new band who are evolving fast and would love for you to join them on their journey.
Although the songs cover such topics as: Sharks’ electric senses, spiders’ terrifying mating ordeals, the bizarre strategies fish rely on to be noticed by the opposite sex and the impossibly particular demands of female birds; the words resonate with the real life experiences of the listener and allow us to connect to the animal kingdom of which we are a part.
7th July – Lawrence Batley Cellar
Doors at 8pm, £5 entry
Tickets on the door, via the band’s website or via Skiddle