Monday, 15 September 2008

Bellowhead & other tales

It's been a bit of a quiet summer for the Bees (summer? was there one?) as we've all been lying low or doing other things.

Andy just made his debut with folk supergroup, Bellowhead, standing in on pipes at the BBC Prom in the Park in front of 40,000 people. It was, he says, surreal...He's also playing pipes in a new duo with hurdy-gurdy maestro, Cliff Stapleton (an original member of Blowzabella), playing for French dancing.

Josie is getting ready to record an album with her funk-rock band, The Conscripts.

Meanwhile Colin and Jane, after a well-earned break, are gearing up to tour with Abbie Lathe before then recording an album with Lisa Fitzgibbon.

So it's busy busy.

But fear not, Bee fans. We're getting excited about our gigs in Oxford and Glastonbury (the latter with US folk nightingale, Pamela Wyn Shannon) and are in the process of organizing more.

And - get this - we start work on the next album in late December. Watch this space! So, see you all soon!

1 comment:

  1. Blimey, what exciting summers you've all had... and a new album! Wonder if you've found a cover artist? ;)