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Live4ever’s Best Of 2020: The Albums…So Far

Posted on 26 May 2020 at 7:39am

Nearly halfway there people. Nearly halfway through the annus horribilis to end all anni horribiles (googled the plural).

At least for music fans, during the utter s**tstorm that is 2020, artists have been ploughing through isolation, financial turmoil and postponed dates to deliver another selection box of unmissable albums to our front doors – here’s ten of the best we’ve featured on Live4ever so far…

Album Review: Bambara – Stray

Posted on 25 Feb 2020 at 8:12am

Noted Southern gothic author Flannery O’Connor once wrote: ‘Later he saw Jesus move from tree to tree in the back of his mind, a wild ragged figure motioning him to turn around and come off into the dark.’ It seems that this spectre has haunted Bambara, a three-piece who’ve moved from Georgia to Brooklyn in an effort to rouse themselves from the Peach State’s heavy-lidded ways.

Appropriately, singer Reid Bateh – his sibling Blaze plays the drums whilst William Brookshire plays bass – has laid out Stray as if it were some darkly ritualistic novel, the contents each served up like chapters. Augmented by a cabal of friends picking up extra homework on trumpet, strings and backing vocals, it’s a record inspired by O’Connor but created by Reid’s obsessive narrative weaving, the source of inspiration being a collection of stranger’s photographs bought at a thrift store.

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Bambara unveil Heat Lightning from new album Stray

Posted on 09 Jan 2020 at 10:11am

Bambara have unveiled Heat Lightning having set their new album Stray for release on February 14th.

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Track Of The Week: Bambara – Serafina

Posted on 05 Oct 2019 at 6:24am

Track Of The Week is Serafina, which got its premiere earlier this week to start the countdown towards Bambara‘s new album Stray.

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