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The Creature Comfort
The Creature Comfort bring melodies that never fail to stick, sonic intensity, surreal lyrics with universal appeal and full-on performance. From deep-fried psychedelic soul to bubblegum power pop, these sounds come from the edge.
The band formed after singer, bandleader and “continental hippie” Ben Le Jeune arrived in Manchester from London and abroad and found some like-minded comrades to develop their signature sound.
A long and winding road dotted with trials, tribulations and wilderness years led to their critically acclaimed debut album. Recorded at Elbow’s home Blueprint Studios in Manchester and released in 2013, it featured the infectious lead single Sauce and gathered airplay including BBC Radio, XFM…
The band spent most of 2017 writing and recording the songs for their follow-up album, again at Manchester’s Blueprint Studios and also Giant Wafer in Wales.
A series of singles are now being put out as part of the build up to the second album’s release in autumn 2018. This started in December 2017 with What We Want (Power Corruption & Lies) and continues in 2018 with Alone By Your Side (March), and more to follow.
Line up: Ben Le Jeune (vocals); Brad Ingham (bass); Christian Payne (drums); Jose Ortega (guitar); and Steven K Jones (guitar).
“One of the best live bands I’ve seen in years. Brilliant energy and great, interesting songs.” Badly Drawn Boy
“Classic sound with surprising twists and turns. Brit-pop style fun with new wave influences.” Rough Trade