At this time Kula Shaker launch their first one-off unique single since 1997’s ‘Hush’. The band have recorded a model new model of John Lennon’s protest music ‘Gimme Some Reality’, two movies for which shall be launched on the band’s socials on November eleventh, which is Remembrance Day within the UK, and this date has been chosen particularly to pay tribute to John Lennon’s anti-war message within the music.
Kula Shaker’s Crispian Mills, a life-long admirer of all of John Lennon’s work, has written some various lyrics to the music’s verses in an effort to carry its message updated and related to right now’s world points, however Lennon’s publishers refused permission to launch the brand new lyrics, so the one, which produced by Mills and Kula’s bass participant Alonza Bevan, stays trustworthy to Lennon’s authentic phrases from 1971.
Watch the video for ‘Gimme Some Reality’ – BELOW:
Kula Shaker additionally launched an edit of ‘Gimme Some Reality’ utilizing Peter Jackson’s World Warfare One footage from ‘They Shall Not Develop Previous’, which reveals each side of the conflict in a strong and emotional approach, from the tragic horrors of violence to the humour and camaraderie of those that have been on the entrance line – Watch right here.
Kula Shaker performs London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on December eighth, which is the anniversary of Lennon’s loss of life, and there shall be a particular tribute to Lennon within the present.
The band additionally play Norwich Waterfront on December seventh and heads out for a 14-date UK tour in January and February subsequent yr in help of their a lot acclaimed new album ‘1st Congregational Church of Everlasting Love (and free hugs)’.
Kula Shaker will play the next reveals:
7 December Norwich, Waterfront
8 December London, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
19 January Edinburgh, Liquid Room
20 January Sheffield, Leadmill
21 January Liverpool, Camp & Furnace
23 January Newcastle, Wylam Brewery
24 January Leeds, Brudenell Social Membership
26 January Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
37 January Birmingham, Institute
28 January Cambridge, Junction
30 January Exeter, Phoenix
31 January Brighton, Chalk
1 February Northampton, Roadmender
3 February Cardiff, Tramshed
4 February Southampton, Engine Rooms
5 February Bristol, Trinity
INTERVIEW: Crispian Mills from Kula Shaker on new album ‘1st Congregational Church Of Everlasting Love and Free Hugs’ – Hear right here.