THE MARINERS CHILDREN

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‘In My Bed’ video:

The Mariner’s Children are delighted to announce that they will be playing as special guests on WILLY MASON’s  forthcoming tour, dates below! Their ‘Sycamore EP’ is released on CD & Digital on March 4th on Broken Sound Music via PIAS and from today this Soundcloud embeddable download of In My Bed is available: http://soundcloud.com/brokensoundmusic/the-mariners-children-in-my-bed-sycamore-ep

Following their critically acclaimed New Moore Island EP, 7-piece band The Mariner’s Children return with this new work, ‘Sycamore EP’ and it’s as devastating and as poignantly beautiful as their last. Hinging on the themes of love and death, it explores the relationships between these experiences and how both can distort logic.
Drawing inspiration from Chris Taylor’s (Grizzly Bear) approach to production, Angels of Light, and Pentangle amongst others, The Mariner’s Children’s music has at the same time all the immense instrumentation of Arcade Fire and the subtlety of the likes of Iron & Wine and Bonnie Prince Billy. Songs drift from sparse, delicate understatement to thunderous intensity in the blink of an eye.  Lyrically, Benedict Rubinstein creates incredible confessional tales, often with an underlying darkness.
‘Sycamore’ is released on Broken Sound Music, home also to Rachael Dadd, Sons of Noel and Adrian, Forest Fire, Eyes & No Eyes. The EP was produced and recorded by Ian Grimble (The Manic Street Preachers, Beth Orton, Communion, etc) at two different studios – Rockfield (a converted stable), and 2khz (a converted church). The band includes members of Peggy Sue, Laura Marling, Sons of Noel and Adrian, Alessi’s Ark, and Eyes & No Eyes. The Mariner’s Children are a rare find, who have been in no rush to launch themselves into the public domain. Their return has been every bit worth the wait – prepare for the long player later in 2013
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