3 April 2014
*BSP to stage metallic KO in Durham.
*Support bands confirmed for April UK dates.
*Vestment news – T-shirt saved from extinction.
*Festival slots confirmed at Deer Shed and End Of The Road
BSP Vs Brass Orchestra
BSP are going metal this summer with some special, collaborative events where they will play live with a series of full Brass Orchestras. At the first of these shows BSP will perform a full set of songs from their album repertoire, live in concert with the renowned Durham Brass Band.
British Sea Power’s Sea of Brass feat. Durham Brass Band
Thursday 17 July 2014
2 April 2014
NEW BSP PROJECT… INTRODUCING “SEA OF BRASS” !!
Nearly two years in the making, we are pleased to finally announce an exciting new commission for British Sea Power, “Sea of Brass”, which combines BSP live alongside championship 28-piece Brass Bands from all around the UK. Peter Wraight (Matthew Herbert Big Band) has created bespoke brass parts to accompany a selection of BSP songs from BSPs entire catalogue.
We gratefully acknowledge support from Arts Council England, PRS for Music Foundation, and our co-commissioning venues.
Our premiere performance will take place on Thursday 17th July 2014 at...
10 February 2014
BSP news – 7 Feb 2014
*Sundance prize for BSP-soundtracked film.
*New short film for A Light Above Descending.
*T-shirt sale now on at BSP’s famous on-line shop.
Happiness, the feature-length documentary for which BSP have written the score, has won a Cinematography Prize at the renowned Sundance Film Festival.
The film centres on Peyangki, a nine-year-old monk living in a remote village in the mountains of Bhutan. BSP’s Happiness soundtrack will be released at some point, date to be confirmed.
Also on the cinematic escarpment, the filmmaker Rob Savage has made a short film for the BSP track...
10 December 2013
UK dates for April 2014.
Fresh from a memorable night aboard the Cutty Sark in London, with
rum-and-ginger in the captain�s cabin and tales of witches under the
copper-bottomed hull, BSP have lined up a UK tour for April next year.
See Live Section for ticket links
The dates are as follows:
5 April 2014 Liverpool East Village Arts Club
6 April 2014 Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
8 April 2014 York Fibbers
9 April 2014 Holmfirth Picturedrome
10 April 2014 London Koko
11 April 2014 Northampton Roadmenders
12 April 2014 Sheffield Leadmill
13 April 2014 Hull Welly
15 April 2014 Bristol Trinity Centre
5 December 2013
British Sea Power’s acclaimed soundtrack for the film From The Sea To The Land Beyond is out on 2 December 2013.
The soundtracks is available on CD, download and actual SEA-COLOURED double vinyl all, from Rough Trade Records.
We mean, have you read the reviews?
“Perfect” – Mojo, 4/5.
“Thrilling” – The Financial Times, 4/5.
“BSP at their most haunting” – The Observer, 4/5
“Stunning soundtrack” – The Sunday Times, Album Of The Week.