Manbuoy

by The Immediate

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about

THE IMMEDIATE
‘Manbuoy’ LP
released Friday, 16th. June 2017

“… a great tune, great playing, wild spiky guitar, odd lyrics, a light sprinkling of anarchic menace and the perfect pop radio length.”
Tom Robinson, BBC6Music (referring to What’s The Matter Kevin Jones?)

“The Immediate could conceivably be the Welsh REM.”
Louder Than War, 8/10 (review for Manbuoy)

"Manbuoy is an unexpected power pop revelation."
From The Margins

“… modern mod, up-to-date retro…”
link2wales.co.uk

For fans of: Teenage Fanclub, Husker Du, The Cure, The Jam, Guided By Voices.
Recommended for radio: 1, 3, 8 & 11.

We are The Immediate, a three-piece band from Mold in north Wales. We have released two EP’s and a single, receiving airplay and support from Tom Robinson on BBC 6Music, BBC Introducing, and from a host of excellent independent radio shows and blogs (Louder Than War, Sweeping The Nation, The Breakdown, Music Is My Radar).

We release our debut album, ‘Manbuoy’, on 16th June 2017 on limited edition CD (available from our bandcamp page) / as a download (iTunes / Amazon) / to stream via Spotify etc. and from the following independent record shops: Spillers Records, Cardiff and VOD Music, Mold.

‘Manbuoy’ is an unselfconscious love letter to pop music, as we understand pop music; a celebration of the infinite possibilities of the imagination, as expressed through larynxes, wood, steel strings and a heavily-abused drum kit.

We love The Beatles, The Jam, Teenage Fanclub, The Cure and The Smiths, but there is nothing classicist, derivative or retro about ‘Manbuoy'. These songs are forged directly from our experiences of today, experiences of life, death, divorce, love, breakdown and work that are common to many of us in the 21st Century. Music rarely changes the world, but it can provide a great soundtrack if it’s true to its time and the lives of its creators: ‘Manbuoy' is both of these things.

We hope we have filled the album with melody and resonance, brought songs into the world that aren’t just there to vibrate the air feebly, and then disappear.

‘Manbuoy’ was recorded at Orange Sound Studios in Penmaenmawr, North Wales from June ’16 - April ’17 by Russ Hayes, who has worked on recordings by Peaness, Campfire Social, Kidsmoke, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Billy Bibby and the Wry Smiles.

GIGS
Friday, 16th. June Telford’s Warehouse, Chester (album release show)

ALBUM REVIEWS
louderthanwar.com/immediate-manbuoy-album-review/
www.fromthemargins.co.uk/pages/reviews_all/The_Immediate_Manbuoy.html
link2wales.co.uk/2017/crudblog/album-review-the-immediate-manbouy/

VIDEOS
‘Sodium’ - www.youtube.com/watch?v=tF2KoUSFoa4
‘Not Shabby’ - www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUfEqUpUq50
‘Suffer In Silence’ - www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_qEoLLaLZM

VIDEO STREAMS
‘Pockets’ - www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuCRdFrtiik
‘Why Do The Good Guys…?’ - www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6DXX8S7yMU

If you have any further enquiries, please contact:
theimmediateband@gmail.com
theimmediate.co.uk
facebook.com/theimmediate

credits

released June 16, 2017

All songs written by Adam Walton, arranged by The Immediate.

Guitars / vocals / keyboards / percussion: Adam Walton
Bass / backing vocals: Richard Harrison
Drums / backing vocals: Duncan Farmer

Songs 1-12 recorded, engineered and co-produced by Russ Hayes at Orange Sound Studios, Penmaenmawr

13 - recorded by Adam Walton

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The Immediate Mold, UK

The Immediate are a three-piece indie / power pop band from Mold in north Wales.

We’re unfashionably passionate about guitars, love and truth. The songs on the EP are a clarion call of defiance in the face of poverty, breakdown and loneliness. They’re songs of experience that fight tooth and nail to cling on to innocence and hope. ... more

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