I am Andrew Goodwin, I am a Music Journalist and Blogger. This blog will specialise in introducing new or unknown artists with a good, honest independent review you can trust. I will also add themed or topical articles and 80s era reviews of my favourite bands. I hope you find your New Music Ear! Also available New Music Ear Facebook and YouTube New Artist and 80s playlists!
Friday, 5 June 2015
ARTIST UPDATES 2015 - The Fireflys/The Pierces/Miss Li/Sheppard/Hudson Taylor
Updates from earlier artists featured in the Blog. Let's see what they've been up to!
THE FIREFLYS - English band (Updating from blog 11/02/2014).
Runcorn band The Fireflys will be releasing their 4th album "The Illumination Of Everything" later this year. Since my original blog they have become a 6 piece band adding co-vocalist Adele Halsall (also singer with Chasing Infinity), David Packer on guitar and Chris Tann keyboards and piano. The band released a single "Release/Repeat" for Breast Cancer Awareness and also a new single "Branches". An exclusive record deal with Townsend Records has also been agreed. The band will play an Acoustic set at The Brindley in their hometown in June with Chasing Infinity and The Spase supporting.
THE PIERCES - American band (Updating from blog 28/05/2014).
The Pierces released their 5th album "Creation" in 2014 and it contained the singles "Kings", "Believe In Me" and the title track. "The Devil Is A Lonely Night" is the latest single from the album.
MISS LI - Swedish singer (Updating from blog 22/08/2014).
Miss Li released a single "I Finally Found It" which is taken from the Swedish motion picture soundtrack "Hallonbåtsflyktingen". She was also nominated for the prestigious ”Rockbjörn” awards today. Miss Li was nominated as ”Best Female Live Artist”.
SHEPPARD - Australian band (Updating from blog 21/09/2014).
The band released the album "Bombs Away" in the UK and a single in 2015 "Let Me Down Easy". They also appeared on a charity single called "Spirit Of The Anzacs" with other artist which raised funds for Legacy and Soldier On. "Bombs Away" also debuted at number 32 on Billboards Top 200 in the USA. The song "Geronimo" and the album was nominated for numerous awards in their native Australia.
HUDSON TAYLOR - Irish band (Updating from blog 26/11/2014).
Since my first blog about this duo, Harry and Alfie finally released their first album "Singing For Strangers", which presumably is a nod to their busking talents before making records. The album reached number 3 in Ireland and number 24 in the UK. Following on the success of the "Chasing Rubies" single they also released "World Without You".
More updates to previous blogs soon!
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I am Andrew Goodwin, I am a music journalist, poet and songwriter. In this blog I would like to introduce you to some interesting artists I have heard over the years. They may be popular with some people, but may not be big-name stars. I hope you hear something you did not know about previously. There will also be a music article of a subject from time to time. Enjoy and tell your friends! Twitter@AndrewGoodwin68
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