Sea Power

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‘A gambler’s wet dream and an accountant’s worst nightmare!’: the huge allure of the micro-festival
Amid a bloated festival market, the founders of the UK’s tiniest weekenders explain why they are keeping things intimate and defiantly non-commercial

Daniel Dylan Wray

12, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Sea Power: ‘The people who gave us the most grief are why we changed our name’
Having changed their name to distance themselves from nationalistic fans, the indie rockers’ empathic, elemental new album shows they’re still wild at heart

Luke Turner

19, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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British Sea Power change name to avoid ‘antagonistic nationalism’ connotations
Six-piece now called Sea Power say ‘we do love these lands’ but added that it was possible to misapprehend their previous name

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

09, Aug, 2021 @3:23 PM

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Readers recommend playlist: your songs about flags
A regular reader picks a playlist from your suggestions, with the Dubliners, KRS-One and British Sea Power among the artists waving flags

Marco den Ouden

31, Aug, 2017 @11:00 AM

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British Sea Power: Let the Dancers Inherit the Party review – written more in hope than despair

Dave Simpson

30, Mar, 2017 @8:15 PM

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Five of the best... rock & pop gigs
Sunfall | Stevie Wonder | Lovebox | Latitude | Pixies

Tim Jonze

08, Jul, 2016 @12:00 PM

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New Order, the National and Maccabees to headline Latitude
Suffolk festival will be London band’s first top slot, while strong support comes from Father John Misty among indie favourites, plus circus tricks and comedy turns

Guardian music

03, Mar, 2016 @9:50 AM

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British Sea Power: Sea of Brass review – indie-rockers go orchestral
The brass lends warmth and the orchestra occasionally adds a Beatles-like charm, but the two parties make for uncomfortable bedfellows

Dave Simpson

29, Oct, 2015 @9:30 PM

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British Sea Power review – brass band squeezes life out of sublime music
The Brighton group are great at thinking outside the box, but the massed brass sounds submerge the band’s lustrous, panoramic art-rock, says Ian Gittins

Ian Gittins

25, Jan, 2015 @2:33 PM

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The December releases that are too late to the best albums polls party
Every year, something wonderful misses the best albums polls because it’s come too late. Every year, too, something awful slithers out at the same time. Here are 10 December albums from the classic to the not-so-classic

Ian Watson

15, Dec, 2014 @2:12 PM

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Fans sue over Michael Jackson's death – can I sue Oasis for Be Here Now?

Tim Jonze: Jacko's fans have successfully won a case for 'emotional distress' caused by their hero's death. So what other traumas could you seek compensation for?

Tim Jonze

12, Feb, 2014 @5:52 PM

British Sea Power: From the Sea to the Land Beyond – review

BSP's mesmerising soundtrack to Penny Woolcock's film about the British coast impresses Paul Mardles

Paul Mardles

01, Dec, 2013 @12:02 AM

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