Field Music Biography (Wikipedia)
Field Music are a Mercury Prize nominated English rock band from Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, that formed in 2004, particularly active in the Wearside region. The band's core consists of brothers David Brewis and Peter Brewis, with Andrew Moore occasionally featured as keyboardist. Their line-up has at times featured members of both Maxïmo Park and The Futureheads.
Field Music have been celebrated as one of the few bands to transcend and outlast the indie guitar band explosion of the mid-2000s. Describing the band as "a truly artful proposition in the pseud-filled landscape of contemporary Brit art-rock", music blog The Fantastic Hope puts this down in part to their "un-self-conscious anti-fashion stance", arguing that Field Music's "wayward pop from the fringes of academia is one of the most worthwhile ways in which rock//indie/guitar music/white pop/whatever might evolve". Critics have compared their music to acts as diverse as Steely Dan, XTC, Prefab Sprout, Peter Gabriel, Scritti Politti, Talking Heads and Todd Rundgren.
- Tribute to Prince - Purple Rainhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03sbgdb.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03sbgdb.jpg2016-04-26T22:09:00.000ZGregory Porter and the musicians of Later... with Jools Holland pay tribute to Princehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03sbgff
Tribute to Prince - Purple Rain
- Field Music in conversation with Mark Radcliffehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03dqlpb.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03dqlpb.jpg2016-01-06T15:53:00.000ZDavid and Peter of Field Music join 6 Music's Mark Radcliffe to chat about their new album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03dqlg9
Field Music in conversation with Mark Radcliffe
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