PSYCH-PUNK DUO THE LOVELY EGGS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘I AM MORON’
the last two years, The
Lovely Eggs have sat back and watched England and the rest of the planet slowly
eat itself. Their new album ‘I am Moron’ is the result of their
observations, a relentless analysis of a modern culture that is
bringing the world to its knees.
Decision’ is the first taste of that new album – an outright attack
on greed and mindless consumerism and a fierce defence of a no-frills
lifestyle they have chosen to pursue. ‘This Decision’ goes
further than capturing the zeitgeist of Brexit Britain. It’s about
choice and the lack of choice in society. This decision is all mine.
we get to see the video for ‘This Decision’, a song that has
already been supported on the airwaves by broadcasters of fine taste
such as Iggy
Robinson and John
Radio X and
the swirling, cacophony of images and psychedelic psychosis
resonating from the video perfectly represent the song’s seething
two-minute-and-fifty-seconds of rage.
video we wanted something with the pedal to the frigging floor,”
explains frontwoman Holly Ross.
“The track is pretty intense so we wanted something to match that
and to take a pop at the moronic relentless capitalist culture that
we’re surrounded by these days.”
am Moron’ is the follow up to their critically acclaimed 2017 album
‘This is Eggland’. It is their second album co-produced and mixed
Flaming Lips, MGMT, Tame Impala)
and continues their journey through Eggland into the unknown.
their 13-year career, The Lovely Eggs have embraced isolation. Both
metaphorically and geographically the married couple have chosen to
shun the social conventions of normal life and dedicated their band
and their life to the pursuit of what feels right.
out of their hometown of Lancaster, The Lovely Eggs are lonely
pioneers and self-confessed kings of idiocy. Working in an industry
whose currency is money, success and nepotism, The Lovely Eggs want
none of it. They call out everything fake and plastic about the music
industry and demand you to re-evaluate on their terms.
undoubtedly the most real band in Britain, operating in a world when
true authenticity is hard to find. They have also spent more time on
hold to the Working Tax credit hotline than any other band on the
Am Moron’ was self recorded by the band in
Twin Peaks of Northern England”) between Lancaster Musicians Co-op
and their home. During the recording, Lancaster Musicians Co-op was
threatened with closure, so the band put their album on hold to fight
the band were writing the album, they became fascinated by the Mars
One program- a global project which aims to establish a permanent
human settlement on Mars. Applicants are offered a one-way ticket-
never to see earth again. This fascinated Holly and David who drew
parallels between this mission and their own isolation as a band.
the heaviness of ‘This is Eggland’. ‘I am Moron’ brings more
depth to their sound bringing with it a mix of heavy psych, pop and
strangeness. Some songs flicker between an earthly realism and the
otherworldly loneliness of a one-way space mission. While in
contrast, ‘Insect Repellent’ launches a gonzo-style attack
against the middle classes and Bearpit questions the essence of
no booking agent, manager, record label or publisher The Lovely Eggs
are truly independent. And this isn’t due to economics. This is by
design. From day one. And support for them is snowballing. They are
selling out bigger and bigger venues and more eggheads are joining
them in their crusade against bullshit.
have been produced by Gruff
Furry Animals), remixed by Tjinder Singh (Cornershop)
and sampled by Zane Lowe for Scroobius Pip.
With releases in the UK, Europe, USA and Japan, The Lovely Eggs have
played hundreds of gigs around the UK, USA and Europe.
on limited edition 7” vinyl and accompanied by mind melting artwork
designed by Casey Raymond, This Decision is a powerful harsh hit at
reality. The Lovely Eggs say it how it is. They’ve never been
afraid to swim against the current and now they’ve got an army of
fans behind them.
to their world. This Is Eggland!
The Lovely Eggs live in April 2020 for the ‘I am Moron’ UK album
9 The Cluny, Newcastle
10 The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds *SOLD