Pep Guardiola - Head coach of Bayern Munich Pep Guardiola during the UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match between Atletico Madrid and FC Bayern Munich at Vincente Calderon - Madrid, Spain - Wednesday 27th April 2016
Electric Coil Cable Sculptures, Pavel Sinev, DWP, Gallery, Art, Exhibition, Collection, Bulgarian, Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and Germany - **Mandatory credit: Pavel Sinev** - Monday 23rd June 2014
All male Brighton 5 piece Munich already sound like they've been compiled as someone's idea of a dream super group. With a line up that includes Weller, McKeown, Holmes, Howland and Slade you'd be forgiven for thinking that this were a corporate dream. The EP was produced at The Moles Studio in Bath by Paul Crockett, a previous aid to, among others, fellow Sussex dweller Nick Cave, The Cure and Placebo. Sadly you'll not find a Paul, Les, David, Keith or Chris among them, and as for 'Where Are You Know? getting plugged as a mini album rather than an EP, 'because of the strength of the songs', well....................it's 5 songs whichever way you spin it.
British Columbia is the lead track, all high note guitar breaks, taught percussion and creeping bass lines. Demographically I think it's fair to say that they'll be of broader appeal to a male audience. Whilst not ladish they do take cues from Editors, The Doves and to a lesser degree Coldplay and Keane. Stuart Slades voice sits atop most of the tracks and his vocal has very good intonation, it's articulate and expressive. All great key attributes for a singer, yes, but here, in the groups arena of choice you can't help feeling that they may be more well suited to Musical Theatre. I dare say the lead role in Joseph would prove to be no problem for Mr Slade. The Thief & The Carpenter (Not a sequel to The Bar Tender & The Thief) follows on with more guitar work taken from the schooling of David H Evans where creativity is foregone for familiarity. Lyrically lame, and not 'pushing the right buttons', I can't share John Kennedy's (XFM) enthusiasm...'Epic, I love them' when they are only offering up average.......'I am the darkness that drags you down everyday, I am the shadow that follows you to the grave.'
Continue reading: Munich, Where Are You Now? EP Review
Corgan took to Instagram to confirm rumours of new Pumpkins material, saying the first songs could arrive as early as May.
MunichSpielberg's gripping suspense thrillerUnited International Pictures will release MUNICH, a Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures...