Sunday, 29 June 2014

LIU BEI - SINGLE REVIEW

Liu Bei - Infatuation (ParadYse/Transgressive Records) 
Liu Bei - Infatuation

Release Date: 7th July 2014

Not many bands are named after Chinese Warlords with massive ears but Liu Bei are and it sure beats anything starting with The. The London based act are ready to provide those massive ears with a new single in the shape of 'Infatuation' which is a sparkling, beach cave of a tune. To explain that a little better, this song shimmers like the clear waters of a rock pool with the reflected sunlight of the dawn dancing on the surface. You could draw comparisons to Elbow if you wanted but despite the gently epic similarities there is a more rural, elemental feel to the music that is simply beautiful. So what we have is a band named after a Chinese Warlord with massive ears, some gorgeously elemental songwriting and a real sense of understated grandeur. Surely that's enough to keep you happy?

More information: https://www.facebook.com/liubeiwins

Live Dates:


10th July - Servant Jazz Quarters, London

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