By the way, the colour scheme is meant to represent the coaches of South Wales. At Llandudno Transport Festival Body scrapped, chassis to Roger Stagg, Offham, Kent Michael Banfield, Staplehurst, Kent with some body parts. Body scrapped, chassis only to Roger Stagg, Offham, Kent Chassis restored to working condition. Ipswich Transport Museum , needing complete restoration. Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
YMMV You’ve never even heard of the first place guy. When the person who comes second or worse in a Reality Show gets more out of it than the winner, be it in post-show popularity, sales, endorsement cash, or simply not looking like as much of a jackass on national television. For the talent-based shows, the reason can be described easily.
When you win, you’re hot, and the producers of the show want to capitalize on that. This leads to getting pushed too fast and too hard. With singers, it might involve churning out a sub-par album to capitalize on their star power.
Mumford & Sons – Babel is just as uplifting as the band’s breakthrough radio staples “Sigh No More” and “Little Lion Man”. Mumford and Sons perform new single “Guiding Light.
Thursday, June 2, The Avett Brothers vs. They’re seemingly the same — folk bands that weave influences of rock, punk, and the blues. They use the same instruments: But are also very different bands. One, an international pop behemoth. The other, a cerebral and dark band atop a massive cult and critical following. Which one you choose says more than you think it does.
Avett Brothers and pink rabbit mascot. They’re relatively new, forming in , they toured for a while, made an EP, and cut a full length album in Sigh No More , released it in , and rocked the world with Bob Dylan at the Grammys in Despite their first single, “Little Lion Man”, having been around around the blogosphere since Nemo, besides being a popular, animated clown fish, is Latin for “nobody”.
The brothers quickly rose above their rock band associates and garnered a quick — and southern — reputation as an incredibly passionate, energetic live band with intelligent and challenging studio albums. A cult following ensued. They started to gain mainstream attention, and critical acclaim, when their song “If It’s the Beaches” aired during an episode of Friday Night Lights.
The four young men from West have fire in their bellies, romance in their hearts, and rapture in their masterful voices. They are staunch friends Marcus Mumford, Country Winston, Ben Lovett, and Ted Dwane who bring their music to us with the passion and pride of an old-fashioned, much-cherished, family business. They create a gutsy, old-time sound that marries the magic of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young with the might of Kings Of Leon, and their incredible energy draws us in quickly to their circle of songs, to the warmth of their stories, and to their magical community of misty-eyed men.
Jun 30, · ” Little Lion Man ” is the debut single by English folk rock band Mumford & Sons. It was released as the lead single from their debut studio album, Sigh No More, .
Featuring Marcus Mumford vocals, guitars, drums , Winston Marshall vocals, banjo, dobro , Ben Lovett vocals, keyboards and Ted Dwae vocals, bass , the band came together in , soon becoming a recognized name in London’s growing folk scene. Persitent performing and songwriting led to an appearance at ‘s Glastonbury Festival, gaining many new fans in the process.
Shortly after, their self-titled debut EP was released, establishing their name in the indie rock scene. Two more EPs followed, “Love Your Ground” and “Cave and the Open Sea” in , attracting the interest of major label, Island Records, who were quick to sign the promising act to their roster. Their debut album, “Sigh No More,” was released later that year, achieving commercial success.
The following year, the album was issued in America, on Glassnote Records, finding further commercial success, selling a million copies. A live album, “Road to Red Rocks,” recorded at Colorado’s Red Rock amphitheater, was released shortly after that same year. They then embarked on a hiatus, before returning to live performance in , with the promise of a new album. The Mumford’s were rocking a new sound and new style since last I had seen them.
They abandoned their signature banjo for their third album, and decided to plug in for an electric based record. It’s different for sure.
Mission Our mission is to provide excellent quality and service to our customers. We do customized service. Ruadhri Cushnan at his Rhubarb Studio. Mumford and Sons have dragged acoustic music out of the folk clubs and straight to the top of the charts, with a sound sculpted by producer Markus Dravs and mix engineer Ruadhri Cushnan.
The chart prowess of their debut disc Sigh No More owes much to the golden touch of producer Markus Dravs, who has also scored big hits with Coldplay and Arcade Fire in recent years. The album was mixed by Ruadhri Cushnan, who has worked with quite a few acoustic acts over the years, ranging from Duncan Sheik to Celtus to Johnny Flynn’s Been Listening
Mumford and Sons – Winter Winds Winter Winds comes to you from Mumford & Sons’ debut album Sigh No More and follows the successful single (especially in Belgium apparently) Little Lion Man. Mumford et al at a car boot sale.
Four young men from West London in their early twenties, they have fire in their bellies, romance in their hearts, and rapture in their masterful, melancholy voices. They are staunch friends – Marcus Mumford, Country Winston, Ben Lovett, and Ted Dwane – who bring their music to us with the passion and pride of an old-fashioned, much-cherished, family business.
They create a gutsy, old-time sound that marries the magic of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young with the might of Kings Of Leon, and their incredible energy draws us in quickly to their circle of songs, to the warmth of their stories, and to their magical community of misty-eyed men. The four friends were playing various instruments in various bands in London throughout the summer of They bonded over their love of country, bluegrass and folk, and decided to make music that sounded loud, proud and live – taking music that could often be pretty and delicate, and fill it with enthusiasm, courage and confidence.
There was never any idea of competition, just pure enjoyment”, says Marcus. They loved live music so much that they would practise their sets on pavements outside the venues, and also act as backing musicians for the peers with whom they played. They booked their first rehearsals in the late autumn of Out of this session came their first band songs: As soon as they had their first rough cluster of songs, they hit the road.
Straightaway, they won the hearts of their audiences with their harmonies, the way they engaged with their instruments, their bandmates and their crowds – and chased the friendly live reception they got all over the country. The band toured extensively throughout ; from a barge-tour of the Thames with eight other acts, through to an island-hopping tour of the Scottish highlands, and a triumphant set at Glastonbury in June, they sold out London’s Luminaire in July, only half a year after they got together.
Composition[ edit ] Frontman Marcus Mumford has said about the song: It’s a very personal story, so I won’t elaborate upon too much. Suffice to say, it was a situation in my life I wasn’t very happy with or proud of And then, when you get asked about the songs, it’s quite difficult to explain. Which is weird again, because it’s never awkward actually singing them.
“Little Lion Man” was released on 11 Aug to serve as the lead single from the album “Sigh No More” (), the debut studio album of English band Mumford & Sons. It is an indie folk song, written by the band members and produced by Markus Dravs.
They would later be known as one of the “West London folk scenes”, but Mumford insisted they were neither folk nor a scene, but rather a non-exclusive community. With no album yet, the band opened for other music acts around U. As they gained fans, it was time to make a record. Assisted by Markus Dravs, the band began crafting their debut album, using their own money to avoid artistic and technical compromises. They eventually signed a licensing deal with several labels in and the debut album was released in October that year with “Little Lion Man” as lead single.
Mumford and Sons received wider exposure with “Little Lion Man”, which was performed throughout early as promotional single. They did not go home with any of the trophy but left impression on the audience by performing “The Cave” at the prestigious ceremony. As a result, the album soared to number 2 on Billboard Hot chart a week after the performance.
Their popularity rose higher in as they conquered the U.
Yuck is like comfort food for anyone starved for new music from that ear. The nice part is when the second, electric guitar plays slow wobbly chords over the top think The Smiths. The verses are great, but the chorus is just a little too…blah. But I love the sound of the song. But this one was rather unexpected for me because it begins with the point of view of a dog.
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The lineup of the band consists of Marcus Mumford banjo, vocals, dobro , Winston Marshall banjo, vocals, dobro , Ted Dwane, vocals, double bass and Ben Lovett Vocals, accordian, keyboard. At the end of , the band was longlisted for the BBC’s ‘Sound of ‘ music poll. The poll was eventually topped by Little Boots. Lead singer Marcus Mumford is dating the folk singer Laura Marling. In the band released their second studio album entitled Babel which saw the quartet win a Grammy award for Album of the Year and it quickly became the fastest selling album in the UK.
It also debuted at number one in both the UK and the US. After the release of Babel the band went on a supporting tour that continued in to During this tour they had to cancel some shows due to the fact that bassist Ted Dwane had to be rushed to hospital, a blood clot was found on the surface of his brain.
His surgery was successful and he recovered just in time for their headline performance at Glastonbury in After the end of their Babel tour Mumford and Sons announced that they were to take a five month break from making music and in February they went back in to the studio to start work on their third studio album. In , the band released their third studio album Wilder Mind which also debuted at number one in the UK and the US.
Lovett indicated that the name was meant to invoke the sense of an “antiquated family business name”. Well, some of it is, and it’s certainly not a scene. Someone got over-excited about a few bands who live in a hundred-mile radius and put it in a box to sell it as a package. It’s a community, not a scene.
Sigh No More is British folk-rock group Mumford & Sons’ debut studio album by Glassnote Records. The record made it to the number 2 spot on the U.S. Billboard in early and features singles “Little Lion Man” (#1 on the U.S. Billboard Alternative Songs chart), “The Cave” (#27 on the U.S. Billboard Hot ) and “Roll Away Your.
Cunting off some of music and film’s biggest cunts. He’s trying to be hard. But he comes across as a cock-less piece of shit. These soppy cunts have carved out a niche for themselves as ‘the tepid indie-folk spunk rags it’s ok to like’. Apparently they produce “heart-wrenching songcraft” and “achingly beautiful” music. In fact, the only thing aching after listening to their music was my balls.
Cockney wank-piece Dave Berry whose ‘five o’clock shadow’ look has surely been taken to and beyond the limits of human decency made their puerile single his ‘Xfm record of the week’. Later he interviewed the band, telling them it was actually his favourite track of the year. Put your cock away Dave, you’ve already ejaculated. Stop wiping it on their faces. Berry is the kind of man who rates the Nokia ring tone or the McDonald’s ‘I’m loving it’ jingle as records of the year.
But he’s certainly not a judge of good music.
I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. It made people laugh.
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In hindsight, the Mumford narrative is pretty clear: Four dudes start a band, tour like crazy, write music on the road, unwittingly tip off a folk-rock revival, become super famous but remain totally down to earth. Except none of that was planned from the beginning. Their approach was to simply observe the band from a distance and see what unfolded. An early creative decision was to serialize the footage being collected to help people get to know the band, which became the Gentlemen of the Road series.
We just kind of went along with whatever they did. And it includes special moments that might have otherwise been lost to history. The directors convinced them otherwise.
This makes me want to chug beer pale as harvest moonlight and cold as swallowing liquid nitrogen and throw my arms around my best mates and sing songs until my lungs feel like bursting and laugh hearty laughs until we stumble out of the pub at three in the morning into the warm, purple-grey night. A Celtic stormer with strong vocal harmonies that constantly threatens to go off the rails, without ever careening over the cliff. At first, the upbeat drinking-song vibe is a bit incongruous with the depressive subject of a failing relationship.
There are some well-penned lyrical turns, however:
The single Little Lion Man jumped straight into the Top 20 of the ARIA charts and has remained there for four weeks. The album pushed out Wolfmother and the New Moon Soundtrack to stay at the top of the iTunes chart last week. Mumford & Sons have clearly set themselves an ambitious feat and succeeded.
This song is clearly about Tyrion Lannister. Weep for yourself, my man, You’ll never be what is in your heart Weep Little Lion Man, You’re not as brave as you were at the start Rate yourself and rake yourself, Take all the courage you have left Wasted on fixing all the problems That you made in your own head Tyrion is always yearning for love and acceptance. While he may say otherwise, his actions getting so attached to Tysha and later Shae prove he wants to be loved.
He knows what Shae is and for most of his life he thinks he knows what Tysha is, yet he still cannot let go. His whole experience growing up is going from one rejection to another. He is, at his core, a good person who could be a loving son, brother, husband, and even father, but he will never get the chance because of his physical nature.