Thursday, 24 April 2008

Come around to my way of thinking...

Anyone who knows me will know about my affection for the NZ pop band The Mutton Birds. With my co-conspirator Dave Thake, we've in the past been responsible for gathering together the band's long out-of-print b-sides and rarities for an audio project (the results of which can be downloaded at A Religion Of A Kind), and now we're turning our hands to the band's video work.



The above video, for should've-been-a-hit Come Around is one of a vast array of promos, interviews and live clips we've gathered together for a YouTube channel called Mutton Birds And Beyond (and all of the clips are also embedded for easier navigation at A Religion Of A Kind). The archive also delves into frontman Don McGlashan's work away from the band, from his time in NZ theatre duo The Front Lawn up to his recent solo record Warm Hand. From the latter, here's the stunning I Will Not Let You Down:



Don is touring with Crowded House over the summer - fingers crossed for some UK dates...

3 comments:

speener said...

I remember CH doing some of the Mutton Birds stuff last summer on tour. Good stuff.

A good friend just saw them and wrote a post about CH and McGlashan playing in DC last night.

http://www.merujo.com/2008/05/loungeroom-lizard.html

Merujo said...

Thanks so much for the comment on my blog -- you just made my friend, the Sasquatch, a very happy man. I think I need to embed one of the YouTube links in my blog with links to your site & YouTube channel. Gotta keep spreading the gospel of good tuneage. :)

jay strange said...

spence added your links to the article and the sidebar
all the best
mick