Mami Wata: Vinyl LP
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Label: Microcultures Records
Release Date: 27th May
It's that bright sounding swinging pop, that sophistopop, that soft groove, the earworm chorus but it's also a bit of melancholy, a bit of darkness. Reuben's Daughters is the project of one man with a revolving cast of musicians, like Bath's own Paddy Macaloon with a vision of sonic purity, studied lyrics but always with the aim for a perfect pop song.
For those who dig: Orange Juice, Prefab Sprout, Destroyer...
Reuben's Daughters is not a band, it's a name for all of the musical works by Reuben Myles Tyghe, a pure product of Bath's musical scene. Reuben performs solo, write and record albums featuring a wide pool of guests, collaborate with other artists, has a six piece live band... it's all Reuben's Daughters. The daughters part of the name allows all of his musical endeavours to have a fluidity... And the album is full of this light and smooth fluidity that gets directly to the listener's ear without fighting it. Or, in the words of Keely Stoltz: "“Playful and adventurous pop where solid grooves undulate underneath technicolor island slide guitars. Who knew some of the sunniest new music in the world could be crafted in the southwest of England?”