Pull Tiger Tail
Pull Tiger Tail's debut single is titled, Animator. An insistent song that embeds itself into the memory upon the very first listen. With Marcus' lyrics about escapism and miscommunication, it combines the rock heaviness of the currently resurgent emo movement with the poppy electronic charms of Discovery-era Daft Punk. Live, the heaviness is even more apparent - thanks to Jack's appropriately thunderous percussion, the band describe their performances as "an arms race" - with Davo turning up his bass to keep up with Jack, Marcus in turn upping the volume on his guitar. and so forth.
The band freely admit to a slightly ramshackle approach to their live sets - with bits of tape keeping the keyboards together, and on occasion employed to play a bass note on the keyboard whilst the guitar is tended to. - and that's exactly why the fun they're having translates so readily to audiences - even if, apparently, it's not supposed to work like that.
Pull Tiger Tail are Marcus (lead vocals / guitar / keyboards / stuff.), Jack (drums / backing vocals) and Davo (bass / backing vocals / keyboards / megaphone / more stuff.), three 23-year-old Londonees who grew up together in Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Catch Pull Tiger Tail on Tour:
Oct 14 2006 Frog Takeover London
Oct 20 2006 Save Yourself Manchester
Oct 21 2006 Razzmatazz Barcelona
Oct 24 2006 KoKo London
Oct 25 2006 QMU Glasgow
Oct 28 2006 Barfly London
Nov 3 2006 Plug Sheffield
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The season 7 premiere guests featured some cast members we haven't seen much of for a while.
This year's Rotterdam event was definitely one to remember.
New album 'Flower Boy' comes later this summer.