Video Of The Week – The Lovely Eggs – Wiggy Giggy

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The Lovely Eggs Wiggy Giggy

Lancastrian duo The Lovely Eggs have just released a video for the joyous ‘Wiggy Giggy’, one of the standout tracks from their outstanding album ‘This Is Eggland.’  The track will be available on 7″ on Friday 16 February, with the album dropping on 23rd February via their own Egg Records label.

The video itself looks like what might transpire should you surreptitiously slip an LSD tab into Nick Parks tea, but was actually conceived and directed by the band itself as  guitarist/vocalist Holly Ross explains: “It is inspired by a book we used to read to our son, about a spaceman who went off exploring other planets but every planet he went to, there was something inhospitable or wrong with it and when he landed back on planet Earth he realised that after all his cosmic travels that earth was the best place for him to live. It was pretty deep and we really identified with it. We feel the same about Lancaster where we live. It might be a shithole, but it’s OUR shithole and we love it. Not much goes on up here and there’s not much to do so it’s kind of like living in space. But we like being cosmonauts!”

It’s certainly an uplifting slice of kitchen sink indie pop thrash and has more hooks than New Order’s former bassist lost in a hall of mirrors whilst attending a coathanger convention.

 

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Andy Von Pip

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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