Christmas with Tom

BBC6’s Tom Ravenscroft has kindly asked The Doomed Bird of Providence to record a few Christmas songs for his Friday night show.  One song, an interpretation of Gower Wassail was played on Friday 16th (listen here until the 23rd).  The other song is a new ‘Christmas at sea’ style song written by the band.  Listen to Tom’s Christmas show on the 23rd for this and lots of other great stuff (details here).

More news about the songs at the Front & Follow site.

The songs will be available for download on the evening of the 23rd for free!

The Doomed Bird perform the Massacre 12th November 2011.

A night of Front and Follow related live music featuring:

The Doomed Bird of Providence – The Australian Doom Folk ensemble will a present a special performance of ‘The Massacre.. Parts I – V’ taken from their debut album ‘Will Ever Pray’ and serialised on Tom Ravenscroft’s BBC6 show earlier this year.

Poppy Seed – the debut London show of Nottingham band Poppy Seed, the musical project from Sophie Lester featuring Chris (Yonokiero/Hirameka Hi-Fi) Baldwin. Best described as “Etta James meets the Angels of Light”.

Andy Nice – as heard contributing cello on record and on tour as part of The Tindersticks. Andy’s solo work uses multiple layers of cello creating dynamic, beguiling and unique sounds befitting of a man who has worked with such diverse acts as Cradle of Filth, Luke Haines & Sade during his illustrious career.


DJ’s TBC – 7.30 – 8.45

Andy Nice – 8.45. – 9.25
Poppy Seed – 9.45 – 10.25
DBOP – 10.45 – 11.30

DJ’s TBC – 11.30 – 1.00

Prices £5 on the door