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Don't Blind Me With Science http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=my5FnhS8P1Y
These singles are not going to be on the album and highly limited physical copies are available for £2 from www.jezusfactory.com
It's got puppets and everything.
but I think this is the best Paul Hawkins & Thee Awkward Silences promo video so far..................
Paul Hawkins and Thee Awkward Silences and John Brianlove allowed to promote their music, but not people in shitty horrible NME bands?
I guess it's a combination of absolute hypocrisy and the fact that we post on DiS a fair bit anyway (and know there are people here who come to our gigs and stuff) so it's not like we're trying to just sell something to people then fuck off, which is I guess what people tend to object to.
Plus I suppose the other thing is that there's no actual pretense that we're a music fan who's discovered some great new band and are upfront about it.
Two things I'd mentioned though
a) Your perception's wrong in that people have got pissed off with me plugging stuff before (especially when I used to plug my nights loads when I'd just started doing it) and you're questioning it now so it's not as if I (or I'm sure Brainlove) do it without criticism.
b) In this case it wasn't actually me doing it. I was gonna start a similar thread over the next couple of days but you can't really blame me for plugging my music when I'm not actually the one doing it...
Isn't it more to do with the WAY some of these 'shitty horrible NME bands' promote their music on DiS?
A bit bloomin' long at six minutes though Paul!
and available to buy from www.jezusfactory.com for only £2
you can see them play at the next recent future sounds, 18th june at the flea pit columbia road...
PAUL HAWKINS & THEE AWKWARD SILENCES - DON’T BLIND ME WITH SCIENCE - JEZUS FACTORY
Potent in a way Nick Lowe once was, snotty, punk-ridden, with the sort of intensity that draws outsiders, in…
Can I make it clear now that Paul Hawkins & Thee Awkward Silences are rapidly becoming the greatest artist(s) of 2008? If pop music was meant to be simple and accessible they tick the box, if lyrics were meant to be clever, interesting and/or witty, the box is ticked again, if artists were meant to be signed to outstanding record labels who are more focused on releasing records that tick important boxes rather than commercial ones, they tick that box too. ‘Don’t Blind Me With Science / Gentlemen on Crutches’ (Jezus Factory) is the latest single before debut album ‘We Are Not Other People’ (which doesn’t contain either of these tracks) comes out in September – salivation at the ready.
yes as the man said, you can see and hear Paul Hawkins + thee Awkward Silences LIVE at the Flea Pit next Wednesday 18th June for a mere fiver. other bands too natch.