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Weird Shapes

Weird Shapes release their debut double A single Weird Shapes Light / Blue Sky at Night on Oct 31st.

Produced by Radiohead co-conspirator and 'There Will Be Blood' producer Graeme Stewart.

Since the bands inception less than twelve months ago Weird Shapes have already secured BBC Introducing play from Tom Robinson and regional Introducing support from BBC Tees Bob Fischer including studio sets. Amazing Radio also joined the Weird Shapes express when Charlie Ashcroft played the current single.

"Flipping Magic” Bob Fischer BBC Tees Introducing

"Takes you away to another place" Charlie Adams Amazing Radio

Weird Shapes are a band.

They are…

Michael Spooner – Keyboard - Character quirk: Has webbed feet / Special talent: Knows every takeaway no. in Teesside

Daniel Spooner – Lead singer - Character quirk: Trade Union Rep / Special Talent: Industrial Chemist

Ben Curry – Guitar - Character quirk: Every meal he eats is noodle based / Special Talent: Plasterer

Jonny Snowball – Percussion - Character Quirk: Has garlic sauce with every meal / Special Talent: Sells chain saws

Matthew Cole – Lead Guitar - Character Quirk: Left handed but plays right handed / Special talent: Degree in graphic art

Statement from Weird Shapes:

Kenneth Kensington says that the length of public outrage is directly proportional to the amount of Daily Mail front page misery exclusives that litter the road like badly designed paving slabs. The cogs turn to the rhythm of Noughties America, stars with so much fuck appeal they look like parodies of wasps chewing batteries.

Contrary to popular belief music is a state of mind, a state of flux in which Bears can roam freely un-inhibited by the authorities, the French or the idea that red men can work equally in a sub zero climate-society. Apparently ducks fly backwards when being chased by ice cream vans playing a mutated hybrid of pattern guitars, soft synth and Stravinsky's rite of spring, this is also what makes horse's run with both legs at right angles. We are all tangled up but never caught.

All aboard the Weird Shapes train of thought.

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