Glitterbug is the third studio album by British rock band The Wombats. The album was produced by Mark Crew alongside the band themselves, and was released on the 13th of April 2015. This was followed by "Greek Tragedy", "Give Me a Try", "Be Your Shadow" and "Emoticons"
Fix in Music Library. The Wombats follow up 2011’s This Modern Glitch with their third full-length, Glitterbug. The first song off of the album, Greek Tragedy, hit on Billboard’s Emerging Artist Chart less than two weeks after release. The band’s 2011 album, This Modern Glitch, hit Top 5 on the UK charts and spawned US hits Jump Into the Fog, 1996, and Techno Fan. Matthew Murphy, Dan Haggis, and Tord Øverland Knudsen are the threesome behind The Wombats.
Album · 2015 · 13 Songs. The third album from these Liverpool indie poppers brims with a kind of nervy and cautious optimism, which makes sense because they penned the album from an . viewpoint, mixing in what the band call that city’s overriding sense of anxiety and opulence. Such themes hit home on Give Me a Try, where singer Matthew Murphy intones We could be gigantic atop a giant dancefloor hook that would’ve done Erasure proud. Things get tender on Isabel, and the hooks absolute kill on the synth-pop bomb This Is Not a Party.
To celebrate the album's release, the Glitterbug B Sides EP was released on the same day. The album entered the UK charts at and reached in Australia, as well as charting at in the US, becoming the band's first to appear in the Billboard 200. The band is supporting the album with their Glitterbug Tour 2015.
Glitterbug is a composer, producer, DJ, artist and curator; standing tall in all musical genres he puts his fingers on. Be it deep techno, remixing, ambient works, writing music for films or audio-vis. Stream Tracks and Playlists from Glitterbug on your desktop or mobile device. His music and remixes have been released on internationally acclaimed labels such as Ware, Wolfskuil, Mule, Notown, Ghostly, False-Industries, Ki, Obsolete Components, and of course his own . ides label. Rene Passet of Dutch DJ Broadcast Magazine crowned Glitterbug as Germany’s best kept techno secret, MCD France titled him The Derek Jarman of Minimal Techno. Germany’s leading recording magazine ‘Keys’ gave his debut album a perfect 10/10 for both musical content and sound production.
ps: a new Glitterbug album is being drafted. I am addicted to music! Yet, you can hardly blame me, when there are so many great new albums out there all vying desperately for my time and love.
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