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Originally formed in Somerset by twin brothers Ivan and Frazer (lead guitar), the China Bears line up was completed after meeting James (bass) and Dean (drums) at university in Guildford. If melodic diligence counts for anything, China Bears are masters of their arty leftfield craft. Through a series of terrific tours and exquisitely-balanced EP releases 'I've Never Met Anyone Like You', 'Statue Still' and 'All That Distance', they have displayed an innate ability to blend the alt. Rock rush with the acoustic hush. Rousing and romantic, debut album 'Participation Trophy' via Fierce Panda Records) feels cinematic in it's grandeur, whilst also feeling incredibly personal in it's storytelling. It was recorded in the autumnal sunshine of Leith with Rod Jones from Idlewild at the production controls. From the driving 'I Will Break My Own Heart', the twinkling 'Beck and Call', the electric force of 'Total Communication Breakdown' to the blossoming 'Gracie', there is a song to accompany everyone's own life soundtrack.
Originally formed in Somerset by twin brothers Ivan and Frazer (lead guitar), the China Bears line up was completed after meeting James (bass) and Dean (drums) at university in Guildford. If melodic diligence counts for anything, China Bears are masters of their arty leftfield craft. Through a series of terrific tours and exquisitely-balanced EP releases 'I've Never Met Anyone Like You', 'Statue Still' and 'All That Distance', they have displayed an innate ability to blend the alt. Rock rush with the acoustic hush. Rousing and romantic, debut album 'Participation Trophy' via Fierce Panda Records) feels cinematic in it's grandeur, whilst also feeling incredibly personal in it's storytelling. It was recorded in the autumnal sunshine of Leith with Rod Jones from Idlewild at the production controls. From the driving 'I Will Break My Own Heart', the twinkling 'Beck and Call', the electric force of 'Total Communication Breakdown' to the blossoming 'Gracie', there is a song to accompany everyone's own life soundtrack.
781005857355
China Bears - Participation Trophy (Uk)

Details

Format: CD
Label: FIERCE PANDA
Rel. Date: 07/19/2024
UPC: 781005857355

Participation Trophy (Uk)
Artist: China Bears
Format: CD
New: Not in stock
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. To Pull You Back
2. Easy Kill
3. I Will Break My Own Heart
4. Beck and Call
5. North Star
6. I Always Wish You Were Here (With Me)
7. Total Communication Breakdown
8. Blue Eyes
9. Gracie 1
10. In Good Timing 1
11. Sunday 1
12. Wasting My Life 1
13. Participation Trophy

More Info:

Originally formed in Somerset by twin brothers Ivan and Frazer (lead guitar), the China Bears line up was completed after meeting James (bass) and Dean (drums) at university in Guildford. If melodic diligence counts for anything, China Bears are masters of their arty leftfield craft. Through a series of terrific tours and exquisitely-balanced EP releases 'I've Never Met Anyone Like You', 'Statue Still' and 'All That Distance', they have displayed an innate ability to blend the alt. Rock rush with the acoustic hush. Rousing and romantic, debut album 'Participation Trophy' via Fierce Panda Records) feels cinematic in it's grandeur, whilst also feeling incredibly personal in it's storytelling. It was recorded in the autumnal sunshine of Leith with Rod Jones from Idlewild at the production controls. From the driving 'I Will Break My Own Heart', the twinkling 'Beck and Call', the electric force of 'Total Communication Breakdown' to the blossoming 'Gracie', there is a song to accompany everyone's own life soundtrack.
        
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