That is music that you could hearken to on this time of pandemic.
It’s wistful boy-girl harmonies set to jingle-jangle guitar pop that evoke bicycle rides within the countryside,
Lend your ears to the pop music alchemists Cinema Lumiere who’re releasing their first prolonged play single, this February from a joint manufacturing by indie labels from Indonesia (Shiny Comfortable Information), China (Boring Productions), Greece (Mellotron Recordings), and the Philippines (Catshelf Information).
The ten-inch lathe lower EP takes its identify from the observe, “Will You Catch Me” with its album design intentionally displaying the ring put on of vinyl.
“That is our love letter to Sarah Information,” quipped drummer Manny Gallo who designed the bundle. “We simply love that jangly guitar-pop sound that the English label produced.”
Sarah Information was famously primarily based out of the unlikely place of Bristol, England, from 1987-1995 by Matt Haynes and Clare Wadd, who each put out data by famous acts The Area Mice, Heavenly, The Hit Parade, Boyracer, Brighter, and Blueboy amongst many others.
Sarah data made an enormous assertion in 1995 once they intentionally shut down their label after placing out their 100th launch, a compilation album, There and Again Once more Lane.
The 4 songs that make up the EP – “Love,” “London Tears,” “Will You Catch Me,” and Dreamcatcher,” had been written and sung by Xavier Emas who just lately migrated to Canada.
Cinema Lumiere is now four-piece with guitarist Jon Tamayo now dealing with lead vocals together with bassist Sue Torrejon with Tan Evangelista on guitars, and Gallo on drums.
“The unique plan was to file a full album,” bared Tamayo. “However after we discovered that Xavier was leaving, we prioritized these songs as a result of it represents an period of the band.”
Even when the songs harken again to a bygone period, Cinema Lumiere’s songs sparkle and shine extra so on this pandemic and a musical local weather so totally different from Sarah Information’ 90s heyday. Thus, they stand out.
“Even with out Xavier, we’ve got sufficient songs written from the previous few years to replenish a full-length album,” clarified Tamayo. “A variety of us write songs as nicely.”
“We’re enthusiastic about this launch given the label and the bands we had been impressed by,” added Torrejon.
“Of all of the bands I’ve been with, that is the one one the place we’ve gone to a stage the place we could have our music out on each vinyl and cassette (there’s a restricted model of it on tape). So it’s thrilling and I really feel that we’re nicely on our approach to following our musical heroes.”
Cinema Lumiere’s Will You Catch Me will promote for P950. Inquiries might be made by means of their Fb web page.