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Splendid

by THE AFFIRMATIVE

Release Date: 01 September 2017
Format: CD Album
Label: Splendid Records

£10.00

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Tracklisting

1. 55 South
2. African Skies
3. Charter Brown
4. Ask
5. Stephansplatz
6. Arrivederci, Cimici
7. Soultown Pizza
8. Things I'd rather do than be stuck in the office on a sunny day
9. Two Fat Novels

Biog

Introducing The Affirmative ‘She was reading porno on the twenty-to-eight, because The Guardian called it literature and said it was great’ The Affirmative are an eclectic guitar driven rock band from Plymouth, fusing British indie with Americana, harnessing story-telling traditions from Bruce Springsteen to Ray Davis, to produce a Splendid debut album of songs ranging from the lyrically and musically complex, to quirky reminiscences about lost love and wasted summer days. ‘The King was twenty-five years gone when I first touched down in Memphis….’ The Affirmative are a lapsed Londoner and a Belfast exile and their music is shaped by everything from the American South to the English South-West and many well-worn highways and byways between and beyond.

The Affirmative are:
Jon Shaw: Lead vocals; guitars; keyboards
Simon Topping:Bass; backing vocals