Contact Us

Paul Smith (Maximo Park) & Peter Brewis (Field Music) releasing collaborative album (stream a track)

by Bill Pearis

IMAGE

English towns Sunderland and Newcastle upon Tyne are only 25 minutes apart and bands from the area share a similar sensibility. Paul Smith of Newcastle’s Maximo Park, and Peter Brewis of Sunderland’s Field Music have been friends for some time, with Brewis working on Maximo Park’s debut EP. The two will be releasing a collaborative album titled Frozen By Sight that’s due out in November via Memphis Industries. For fans of Brewis’ gorgeous The Week That Was album, this has those widescreen arrangements and baroque touches, along with Smith’s literate, lyrical style. Peter’s brother Davis (also of Field Music) co-produced. Says Peter:

We wanted to touch on a point somewhere between composition, songwriting and improvisation, but we also wanted to keep a sense of humour and a sense of the everyday.

Get a taste of this very autumnal album via “Barcelona (at Eye Level)” which you can stream, along with the album art and tracklist, below…


IMAGE

Paul Smith & Beter Brewis – Frozen By Sight tracklist
Old Odeon
Santa Monica
Exiting Hyde Park Towers
Barcelona (At Eye Level)
L.A. Street Cleaner
A Town Called Letter
Mount Wellington Rises
Budapest
Perth to Bunbury
Philly
Trevone
St Peter’s

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!