Bamya release their debut album ‘Jolly Little Rococco Death March’ on GLARC as a limited edition cassette, with an essay by Becky Brown.
Recorded and mixed by the band themselves, at home in Glasgow and Athens, the record is a unique and liberated mix of krautrock and post-punk, with discordant nods to Greek folk traditions, chronicling the band's sonic explorations over the last year.
Io ti do un’altro dente ma non so se ti stara bene
io ti do un’altro dente ma non so se ti andra bene
Why do you narrow your eyes
Who is your mother
Eating mushroom soup
Track Name: Rufous
Fly past the train down to the creek you’re blue you’re a freak you’re a rufus
When will they go
Place without location
The wind will not tell them
Your thoughts are in a hurry
Despite your disbelief in deadlines
When will you go draw out the night long
Drink the water
Track Name: Not just a blue block but more like the sea
μα η φωτιά είναι φωτιά, μα η φωτιά είναι λαύρα, η θάλασσα μου τα ‘κανε τα σωθικά μου μαύρα.
Track Name: The Sudden
I had nothing to say they looked away, i have nothing to say look away. In this cave my mind ticks in the rain i have nothing to say and i am saying it now,
Track Name: The Great New Thing
The Great New Thing:
I was going
Track Name: Old Hair
"akşama eve gel / akşama eve gel / akşama eve gel dere geliyor / akşama eve gel / eve gel güzelim / gel yanıma da bir / rakı demleyelim / dere geliyor dere / dere geliyor / dere geliyor sana bana geliyor / akşama eve gel / dere geliyor dere / raks ediyor ......
//"come to the house tonight / come to the house tonight / come to the house tonight the river is coming / come to the house tonight / come my beauty / come next to me and lets brew some raki / the river is coming the river / the river is coming / the river is coming to you and to me / come to the house tonight / the river is coming the river / it is twisting and turning ....
lyrics by Dilara Kuran
Track Name: The Fish
Δε το πήρες χαμπάρι μιλούσες για ένα ψάρι που θυμήθηκες, κοιτούσες ενα πτώμα, το χωμα, ήτανε κατάμαυρα τα σταβά σου δόντια. Ακόμα σε βλέπω
Track Name: Αδερφέ μου
Αδερφέ μου (Aderfe Mou):
Αδερφέ μου τώρα που ‘σαι άρρωστος, έτυχε και γω να είμαι άφραγκος. Πού θα βρούμε χρήμα να πληρώσουμε, τον ιατρό να μην τα κακαρώσουμε. Αίμα τρέχει πάλι στο μαντίλι σου, πυρετός κακός καιεί τ’ αχείλη σου.
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Sure to be one of the standout jazz releases of 2018. Michael Mueller