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Walking Backwards / Magical Breath

by The Leaf Library / Smile Down Upon Us

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Split single with the wonderful Smile Down Upon Us - 7" vinyl version available as part of the KingFisher Bluez singles club 'Buddy System'. Over to KB:

"Every month in 2015 we'll be releasing a 7" curated by one of our favourite record labels. By subscribing, you will receive all 12 7"s. You will also receive a complementary copy of KFB050, which will be a very special 7" release.

There will be 3-4 mailouts throughout the year. Every mailout will include randomly inserted goodies like stickers, promo-only 7"s, badges, test pressings etc. There will be a strict one-time pressing of /300 hand numbered 7"s, 200 subscriptions will be available in total.

Curating record labels include: Cloudberry, Elefant, Where It's At Is Where You Are, Polyvinyl, Chapter Music, K Records, Fatcat, Slumberland, Moshi Moshi, Fortuna Pop!, Flying Nun, Shelflife."

Thanks for having us Kingfisher Bluez!


released March 15, 2015

Walking Backwards was recorded by Justin James at Rock of London, Hackney and Simon Nelson at Studio Klank, Wood Green. Mixed by Simon Nelson and mastered by Antony Ryan at Red Red Paw Mastering.

Matt Ashton - guitars, loops
Kate Gibson - vocals, piano
Gareth Jones - bass
Lewis Young - drums, OP1


Simon Nelson - Modemotone

Production on Magical Breath (The Leaf Library remix) by Matt Ashton and Lewis Young.

Artwork by John Jervis

Thanks to John, Kingfisher Bluez, Justin, Simon and Antony.


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Looping drone pop (and occasional space rock) forever.
Matt, Kate, Gareth, Lewis, Simon, Mel, Dan from North East London (and beyond).

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