After 10 days of laying down drums in Sydney, BIRDS OF TOKYO have set flight for Gothenburg in Sweden to continue work on their third studio album.
To keep everyone up-to-speed, the band have set up a ‘recording blog’ of sorts at
Check it out for regular updates on the record, the weather and see some pics along the way.
Birds of Tokyo were very happy to be invited to play the HMV NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL taking place in London this February.
With 3 bands per night over 6 venues in London, the HMV New Music Festival will showcase the most exciting artists for 2010 from the UK and abroad.
DATE: FEBRUARY, FRIDAY 12th 2010
VENUE: HMV NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL, The Relentless Garage
ADDRESS: 20-22 Highbury Corner, London UK N5 1RD
WITH: Band of Skulls & more.
HEAD TO THE ‘SHOWS’ LINK ABOVE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!
So the ‘Broken Strings’ CD and DVD are both in production and set to be available in stores on Friday 5th February 2010.
Those of you whom purchased at the shows and from the bands website will receive the album a few days earlier.
The track listing for the CD features every song from the tour (list below) which was more that we could fit on one CD. The ‘Broken Strings’ live album will be released as a double CD – and the first pressing will be in a limited edition, schmick looking digipak – only available while stock lasts.
HEAD TO THE ‘STORE’ LINK ABOVE TO PRE-PURCHASE THE CD AND DVD
BROKEN STRINGS CD TRACK-LISTING;
Armour For Liars
Wild Eyed Boy
The Bakers Son
Heard It Through The Grapevine
Head In My Hands
Rest Here My Brother
The DVD features footage of all songs listed above (excluding Heard it Through the Grapevine) as well as interviews with the band members and string composer/arranger Anthony Cormican.
Approx running time: 92 minutes