Such Elegant Chaos – British Sea Power / Meursault live

British Sea Power / Meursault – Liquid Room, Edinburgh – Sunday 9th April For a while it almost seemed like MPT and British Sea Power was something of a brief fling. I’d been aware of the band for some time after hearing that they had worked with Bunnyman Will Sergeant but it wasn’t until third LP…

MPT LPs of the Year – Nos 11-25

Got to call a halt at some point. There’s two or three 2011 LPs kicking around which may well prove good enough to make it into this list when I’ve had a chance to listen to them properly, but I could go on for a while. So, with apologies to Low and United Fruit at…

It Could Go Either Way

Hmm, this one gives me some difficulty. I like British Sea Power – I love their quirkiness, their live shows and have enjoyed their LPs to date. And ‘Valhalla Dancehall’ is a worthy addition to their canon. Starting off at a crisp pace VD (unfortunate initials!) demonstrates BSP’s capabilities very well indeed. The opening salvo…

Up and Away

With their fourth album delayed until early next year British Sea Power have, in its stead, released the ‘Zeus’ E.P. this week. As with many such between album  releases the E.P. allows the band to stray into new territory although the flip side of that is that not all of the material is essential. Still…

Bear With Me

British Sea Power/DeadLight Red – Doghouse, Dundee – 28th September 2010 Prior to supporting the Manic Street Preachers this week, British Sea Power have been touring out of the way places in Scotland including an appearance at Fence’s Away Game on Eigg as well as shows in rock backawaters such as Tobermory, Inverness and, er, …

2008 LPs

A belated Happy New Year to both my readers! I confess I’ve been putting this end of year malarkey off in the hope that I may find something late on to bolster my end of year LP list. But I never did so here goes nothing … When I look back over the last 12…