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‘And The Question Remains’ by BHEF in Guardian ‘Tracks Of The Week’

06 Sep 2013

‘And The Question Remains’ by Big Hard Excellent Fish features in this weeks Guardian ‘Tracks Of The Week’.

‘And The Question Remains’ is accompanied by two very different alternate versions – the Silver Bullet version with music by Erik Legrang & Nina Walsh and the Rootmasters version with music by Ian C & James Clancy.

This one-off single will be released by One Little Indian on Monday 23rd September and can be pre-ordered here.

In 1989 dancer Michael Clark approached Josie Jones and Jake Walters of Big Hard Excellent Fish to write a piece of music for his forthcoming work with the Phoenix Dance Company. Josie Jones, formerly of Pete Wylie’s Mighty Wah! asked Pete to work with them on this and the ‘Imperfect List’ was born: a sober, chilling – and very heartfelt cry and denouncement of Britain’s then-ill’s.

Michael’s choreography with the Phoenix Dance Company was performed at Sadler’s Wells and the track also featured in the South Bank Show’s documentary about him.

The track was subsequently re-recorded with Robin Guthrie of the Cocteau Twins and released as a 12” in 1990 with a remix by Andy Weatherall. In 2004 the track found a new audience when Morrissey began using it to open his shows – which he continues to do to this day.

After many requests in subsequent years to ‘update’, it was not until 2011 when approached by One Little Indian that Big Hard Excellent Fish decided that the time was right – the political climate not that different from that of the 1980’s. Infact not that much has changed at all: Religion, Greed, Murdoch, WMDs, Hate Crimes, the Banking Crisis, Child Poverty, crooked Judges, Jeremy ‘Wanker’ Clarkson… And The Question Remains: Where Were You..?

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Ásgeir to release ‘In The Silence - Deluxe Edition’ + new track stream

17 Sep 2014

We are very excited to announce that we will be releasing a deluxe version of

Dan Sartain Announces his European Tour

05 Sep 2014

Anarcho-punk-rockabilly legend Dan Sartain is back for a series of  European

God Damn: ‘Horus’ Picked as Zane Lowe’s Next Hype + Exclusive Stream

04 Sep 2014

God Damn’s newest single ‘Horus’ received its very first play last night as

Ólöf Arnalds announces European tour

03 Sep 2014

Ólöf Arnalds has announced a European tour throughout the next few months.

Ólöf Arnalds: ‘Patience’ Music Video Premiered on Line of Best Fit

01 Sep 2014

The official music video for Ólöf Arnalds new single ‘Patience’ was

Ásgeir is nominated for the Music Week Sync Awards 2014

28 Aug 2014

We’re very excited to announce that Ásgeir has been nominated for the Music

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