Brentwood, 2.17pm: 15°C, broken clouds

Playlist for 20 Jan 2018 (AOTW: Easy – A Heartbeat From Eternity)


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Today’s album of the week is from the highly unGoogleable EASY from Sweden.

From Gothenburg in Sweden, the band are best known in Europe for their debut album Magic Seed, released in 1990 on Blast First and produced by Depeche Mode producer John Fryer.

After celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release with some live shows, the band started writing some new material and with their friend, producer Charlie Storm, started recording again in Storm’s Cloud Chamber studio – named after one Easy’s tracks.

Satisfied with what they had created Easy pressed some CDs of the tracks they had recorded and gave them away to their friends, the band were on a creative roll and decided to write some music for Johan Holmlund’s poetry collection “Swimming with the Beast”, which became new album A Heartbeat From Eternity.

I couldn’t find them on Twitter but you can find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SwedishindiebandEasy or their official website here.

Tonight’s playlist:

Buzzcocks – Harmony In My Head
Easy – Ask The Sky
Gaz Coombes – Deep Pockets
Say Sue Me – Good For Some Reason
El Morgan and the Divers – Decorations
Lovely Eggs – Wiggy Giggy
Superorganism – Everybody Wants To Be Famous
Maximo Park – What Equals Love
Sunflower Bean – Crisis Fest
Glass Mountain – Ghosts
Beaches – Money
Safari Gold – Easy Company
Gwenno – Tir Ha Mor
Easy – Swimming With The Beast
Charlatans – Forever
Sinestar – A Million Like Us
Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS – Magic Swimming Pants
Danny Goffey – Ancient Text
Blur – Dan Abnormal
Franz Ferdinand – Feel The Love Go
Dream Wife – Hey Heartbreaker
Desperate Journalist – It Gets Better
Ghost Music – Home Dog
Polar Fever – She Comes & She Goes
Hole – Violet
Shame – One Rizla
Easy – For Beauty
Salad – Amsterdam
S*M*A*S*H – Hedy Lamarr
Sultans of Ping FC – Robocop
Longcut – Deathmask

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