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Leeds’ Maggie8 to release 12” version of This Charming Lady

5-track EP featuring homage to The Smiths’ This Charming Man to be released on vinyl and via download.

 
 
This Charming Lady
This Charming Lady
PRLog - Jan. 18, 2012 - LEEDS, U.K. -- Leeds, 18.01.12: Leeds-based “Hindi Indie” folk band Maggie8 will release their new EP, 'This Charming Lady', later this month.

The five-track EP will be made available on 12” vinyl and for download on 30 January 2012.

The title track of the EP is a homage to The Smiths’ This Charming Man, fusing Hindi vocals and Maggie8’s distinctive indie folk sound with the bassline and guitar themes of the original Morrissey and Marr track.

The full track listing for the EP is:

1. Charming Lady
2. Damaroo
3. 4 Whacks
4. Ghar Aah
5. Khet

The title track has already received airplay on the Gideon Coe show on BBC Radio 6Music and was listed as a ‘Hot One’ by John Kennedy on XFM.

The ‘This Charming Lady’ EP will be released by Total Confidence Records, in conjunction with the Leeds label Dance To The Radio.

All five tracks are available for download from Bandcamp.

Maggie8 will perform ‘This Charming Lady’ at Mozfest in Leeds on 11 February. The “anti-Valentine's night out” takes place at the Library pub in Leeds and will feature bands performing covers of Smiths and Morrissey songs. Confirmed acts include The Wednesday Salford Lads Club, The Seven Inches and Maggie8.

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About Maggie8
Maggie8 are an indie folk band from Leeds. Their sound juxtaposes Eastern harmonies with Western sensibilities. A 'Hindi Housemartins' if you will. From Mumbai to Wetherby via lullabies and play fights Maggie8 create massive tunes to live your life by.

Maggie 8 are: Nivedita Pisharoty (vocals and bass), Mark Wright (vocals, guitar and banjo), Peter Mottram (keyboards), Dominic Hand (trumpet and melodica), James Mann (guitar), Matt Figgis (drums), Gavin Meagher (spiritual advisor and west coast correspondent).

For Maggie8 news, reviews, audio and video streaming, forthcoming gigs and social media links visit the band's official website http://www.maggie8band.com

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Will Strauss [http://www.willstrauss.co.uk] is a freelance journalist, writer, editor and designer based in Leeds. His work covers a range of subjects from broadcasting to music via sport and DIY, He is currently writing about Dishwasher Spares [http://www.leedsappliances.co.uk/catalogue/spare-parts/di...] for the Leeds-based company ASD.

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