Armellodie Records is charmed to present Something Beginning With L, sweet purveyors of beautifully maudlin pop coated in chimes, whirrs and divine melodies. A bewitching trio made up of Lucy Parnell (Vocals, Guitar), Jen Macro (Vocals, Guitar) and Jon Clayton (Bass, Keys). The band juxtaposes scuzzy electric guitars and acoustic fragility with electro beats and indie-rock ethics, guided into the light by the salient crystalline vocals of Lucy Parnell and Jen Macro who offer bliss-out close harmonies, melancholy and absorbing over the band’s encapsulating dream-pop.
Not a troupe that could be accused of lethargy by any stretch of the imagination, Lucy, Jon and Jen are a diligent bunch of comrades, having all earned their stripes as part of South London noiseniks Stuffy/the Fuses, Lucy and Jen can also be found flaunting their considerable talents in The Graham Coxon Power Ensemble, the band that recorded and toured the Blur guitarist’s most recent solo offering, The Spinning Top. The pair have also lent their sweet tones in support of ex-Soft Boys front-man and esteemed solo artist Robyn Hitchcock, what’s more, Jon and Jen both performed in former Ash guitarist, Charlotte Hatherley’s touring band, and on top of all this moonlighting Jon runs his own recording studio, OneCat in Brixton, which is where their forthcoming EP, The Listed Building and forthcoming long-player Beautiful Ground were dutifully committed to tape; and you thought you were busy…
Sometimes sexy, sometimes sweet as honey, sometimes spooky, but always spine tingling Something Beginning With L sweep you to a place of emotional ecstasy and will no doubt be clinging to your ears for a long time to come. The Listed Building EP will be released as a digital download on Monday 11th April via Armellodie Records, keep your ears oot!
“wonderfully woozy, synth-laden pastoralia.” - The Sunday Times
“…like the Breeders stargazing at Adem’s ‘Love and Other Planets’, with the brittle drum and guitar parts smoldering-ember vocals making for moments of scuzzy disorder and sweet transfixion.” - Time Out