Dixon announced in January that Picture of Our Youth would be his last album issued under the project name David's Lyre, and that his next step would be performing solo on tour with Spector. The backing is sparse to start, with "ooh-oohs" that tug at the heartstrings, before becoming more rhythmic and symphonic, with swelling horns as part of an already busy mix. And it's still proving hard to categorise him.
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Pop and rock features. Experimentalindie rockindie popelectronic . Retrieved from " https: He picked the name David's Lyre during his university studies in Manchesterin reference to the musical skills of the biblical King David with the lyre.
When we wrote about David's Lyre we filed him next to Wild Beasts and Associates - with purveyors of the ornate and full-blown, bands whose music can't easily be tied to one genre. Instead, his first full album Picture of Our Youth was self-released through Bandcamp in February Retrieved 4 March A certain florid approach to arrangements and an atmosphere that could perhaps be described as overheated. Much of the dynamic that follows descends from this sort of musical palette, fanfare and melancholy abound.
Watch this space — although if he thinks he's getting a third column out of us, he's mistaken. Retrieved 12 May Email required Address never made public.
You are commenting using your Facebook account. Words such as "grandiose" have been used in reviews of Solace and now of new track St Tropez. Final track Lies is evocative, strange, like a glitchy Michael Buble.
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This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Dixon is still backwards about coming forwards - he covered his face in the Tear Them Down video with a mask and now he's being photographed either from behind or the side, seemingly with his hair slicked back with a lick of paint. Fyfe — Conversations cncrt. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.
The backing is sparse to start, with "ooh-oohs" that tug at the heartstrings, before becoming more rhythmic and symphonic, with swelling horns as part of an already busy mix. Click here to listen. Do well in St Soalce.
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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Retrieved 23 June Fyfe is the new name being used by year-old Manchester University graduate Paul Dixon, who we wrote about in this column back in July when he was known as David's Lyre.
Notify me of new comments via email. And that's before Dixon gets a plugger or a manager, and ahead of his first live show in April.
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Solace features Strawberry Fields Forever mellotron with an attendant "living isn't easy" reference in the opening line and a reverb-y guitar figure, and it builds, via some quasi-choral keyboards, towards a lush climax.
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Debut EP Solace is released in April. He was featured by The Guardian as 'New band of the day' in by which time he had received attention  for cover versions of Ellie Goulding among othersremixes of other artists — notably, Marina and the Diamonds and Everything Everything — and had himself been remixed by rp The Last Skeptik and JaKwob.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Topics Indie New band of the week. Paul Dixon born 8 August in London   is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist.