“The title track sets up the mythical island of Hyperborea as the kind of place that would fill George Harrison’s most psychedelic fantasies.” – Hyperborea 8/10 NME
Grey Lantern are delighted to present Shape Records’ Flamingods as they tour in support of brilliant second record Hyperborea!
Flamingods is a five piece experimental band originally started by Kamal Rasool in late 2009 as a bedroom project, now comprising of Kamal, Charles Prest, Sam Rowe, Karthik Poduval and Craig Doporto.
“Hyperborea is not, for all that, hard work. In fact, it’s a pleasure; a heady, not heavy, one. But there’s a lot to take in. Prepare to be bombarded by bliss.” – The Guardian New Band of The Week
Hyperborea was written after new Visa laws forced Kamal out of the UK. As such, the album deals with themes of identity, belonging and alienation whilst also day dreaming of leaving to foreign far away lands such as the mythical island of Hyperborea. The album was made with none of the band members in the same room, sending audio files back and forth across the internet.
FLAMINGODS (Shape Records)
20th August – Kraak
The Yossarians – Mother
£5 WeGotTickets / Doors 7.30pm