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Mamas Gun begin a global tour across 3 continents in support of their album
'Cure The Jones'
“Rather wonderful music that combines classic soul influences with a distinctly modern production approach” -
Mamas Gun animate the spirit of conscious ‘70s soul on bold and big-
Out of the turbulence of the last two years comes the fifth album from UK-
Building on 2018 album Golden Days and the band’s status as a world-
Written and produced during the pandemic by Mamas Gun frontman Andy Platts with additional intricate soundscaping from drummer Chris Boot, Cure The Jones was recorded direct to tape with an array of analogue gear at Platts’ home studio in just three days, focussing the soulful energy of the band into a coherent gospel-
Formed in 2009, the current five-
This blend of classic and contemporary influences have sparked millions of streams worldwide and garnered praise from The Sunday Times, Billboard, The Guardian, and Uncut Magazine. Collectively, the London-
While honing a sound built around vintage equipment, Cure The Jones hears Platts stretch his legs as one of the UK’s top song-
Taking inspiration from the work of Scott Walker and Shuggie Otis among others, the album opens with the soaring metaphysics of ‘When You Stole The Sun From the Sky’, capturing the moment of seismic global shift brought on by the pandemic in the story of a love lost -
Written the day Bill Withers passed away, ‘Looking For Moses’ is a homage to the great soul man, referencing his iconic track ‘Use Me’ to channel a sense of togetherness picked up again on ‘Party For One’. Shaped by a love for Sly & the Family Stone’s low-
In the vein of the most timeless soul songs, ‘Good Love’ distills the essence of a feeling with a sensitivity for vivid imagery and the slightest metaphorical turns. As Platts explains, Cure The Jones “uses the language of soul music to reflect what’s been happening with the pandemic,” brought to life by the warm, textured and consummately realised interplay of the musicians.
The album ends with ‘Daffodils’, looking back at the years we have lived from a place in the future, flipping the lilting, anxious Bossa of the track’s opening section into an uplifting crescendo that speaks of the optimism at the core of the album. “Soul music is innately imbued with hope,” Platts concludes. With the return of normal life still some way away, it’s hard to think of a message we need more right now.
Shows: 7 April Nijmegen – Doornroosje
8 April Eindhoven – Effenaar
9 April Utrecht -
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