BACK IN FEBRUARY MARTIN CARR HEADLINED A SHOWCASE FOR THE MOUTH MAGAZINE. ALONGSIDE AN INTERVIEW ABOUT RECENT ALBUM NEW SHAPES OF LIFE, IN THIS NEW EDITION OF THE MOUTHCAST WE’RE PROUD TO PRESENT A SELECTION OF HIGHLIGHTS OF THE GIG – WITH SOMETHING OF A TWIST… In the very near future, through his Sonny Boy label in association with The Mouth Magazine, Martin will be releasing a live album ‘based on’ the performance – having spent the last few weeks working with our recording of the evening as a canvas on which to paint ‘new shapes of sound’… A few songs presented here – and the full album available soon exclusively through Bandcamp (here).
Photo : Martin Carr in soundcheck
Original Performance : Friday 16th February 2018 at Café Indiependent (Scunthorpe) // for The Mouth Magazine
In Concert Live Engineer : Parks Of Bathgate
Additional Studio Work : Martin Carr (February / March 2018)
JUST AHEAD OF HIS SIXTIETH BIRTHDAY WAYNE HUSSEY, FRONTMAN OF THE MISSION, RAISES A DOUBLE-FISTFUL OF GLOBAL LIVE DATES, CULMINATING IN A SHOW IN HIS HOME CITY OF SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL, ON HIS BIRTHDAY …
Wayne says: “I was talking with Cinthya, my wife, and she was asking me what would I would most like to do for my birthday. Besides the obvious I replied, ‘play a show’. As the band is on a sabbatical it has to be solo – and as rehearsing for one show takes as much time and preparation as it does for a whole tour one thing led to another. I shall expect lots of presents and happy birthday to be sang to me at all these shows”… Hussey is currently writing his autobiography, due to be published next year, and the imminent tour is “a chance to get away from my desk and make a bit of music for a couple of weeks. It’ll be more than welcome, I expect, come May. I’m sure cabin fever will have set in by then”… In this new edition of The Mouthcast, with Hussey talking from his home in Sao Paolo, he discusses The Mission and more…