Black Cab Sessions

Season 1 Episode 53

Smoke Fairies

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Smoke Fairies
As this project has developed we've found ourselves in the back of a cab with some pretty big hitters in the music world. In fact we recently recorded a session with one of the most influential American artists of all time (we can't say who just yet - all will be revealed...) anyway, those sessions are really compelling because you get to see such mega acts up close, raw, performing improvised versions of well known songs in ways you've perhaps not heard before. and that's pretty special. But what is also special, and of equal importance to this project, is that we offer the back seat to artists big and small. We don't worry about how many records they've sold, as long as they make excellent music, we'll gladly pull over because we love seeing the little guns mixing it - and holding their own - with the howitzers. And so here we are with the smoke fairies - currently unsigned, relatively unknown, but with the really outstanding new single living with ghosts on their hands. They perform it here and by god, what a session it is. Beautiful, brooding, dark and strangely disturbing, its a sound that could have placed us in some road movie set in the deep south were it not for old street roundabout in the background. And given their breathy, husky vocals, its of some wonder that the cab windows didnt steam up. Anyway, theres certainly something haunting about their music, and it's sure to stay with you for some time.moreless
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