Track(s) Of The Day – LUNGS – ‘Loner’ And ‘Faraway’

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Meet a brand spanking new musical duo based in London by way of São Paulo and Melbourne.  Yup LUNGS combine the talents of former Guillemots guitarist MC Lord Magrão and vocalist Suzie Blake, to produce a wonderfully wrought utterly compelling, multi-faceted musical landscape, and their début release ‘Faraway/Loner’ elegantly highlights both sides of the LUNGS musical coin.

‘Faraway’ is a densely layered, gently undulating slice of dream pop, that hints at MBV minus the weapons grade OCD Mr Shields seems to suffer from, whilst the opaque menace of  ‘Loner’ exposes the bands darker predications with Blake’s airy gossamer vocals taking on a more strident quality.  It’s a hugely impressive début from the duo and it certainly whets the appetite in anticipation of what other aural delights LUNGS may have up their musical sleeves. Magnífico!

‘Faraway / Loner’ will also be available from all good digital download stores from July 29th 2013.  Pre-order here http://herorecords.bigcartel.com/

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ANDY VON PIP - Founder, editor, writer, reviewer, photographer and all-round good guy at the VPME.com. House photographer for The Academy Music Group, Zuma Press, Event Magazine and Rex Features worldwide. You can check out his photography at Andy Von Pip Photography Has been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio (USA.) Can currently be heard on IWFM Radio. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr. New music tipster on Amazing Radio, moderator for BBC 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net, former member of "BBC's Sound Of" panel. Written and photographic work has appeared in The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times, Bido Lito, The Skinny, Louder Than War. Media partner and curator for Liverpool Sound City.

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