The Lovely Eggs - If You Were Fruit
Cherryade is absolutely delighted to present its 24th release, If You Were Fruit, the much anticipated debut album by utterly spellbinding The Lovely Eggs.
"The Lovely Eggs are more than lovely; they are wonderful" - Wears the Trousers
"I love the Lovely Eggs and so should you" - Devil Has the Best Tuna
The band was voted Best Band of 2008 by blog-site The Devil Has The Best Tuna. Their first single and international radio hit "I Like Birds But I Like Other Animals Too" was voted Best track of 2008, and the title track of their latest EP, "Have You Ever Heard A Digital Accordion?", was ranked #11 by listeners of the popular internet radio station Dandelion Radio in their 2008 Peel-inspired Festive 50 chart.
Holly used to be in the all-girl indiepop band Angelica, who received widespread critical acclaim and extensive airplay on Radio 1 with songs like "Why Did You Let My Kitten Die?" and "Bring Back Her Head", which is featured in the film Malice in Wonderland, to be released later this year.
Following the success of their debut 7" EP, "Have You Ever Heard The Lovely Eggs", released to widespread critical acclaim and a flurry of airplay in October 2008 on Cherryade, their smash hit single "I Like Birds (But I Like Other Animals Too)", released as a split single with The Sexual Hot Bitches on Filthy Little Angels earlier in 2008, their much-loved appearances on volumes 3 and 4 of A Very Cherry Christmas, Cherryade’s annual festive compilation, and appearances on 2 Dutch compilations including one on popular Dutch label Transformed Dreams, their ever-growing army of fans have been waiting with baited breath for their debut album and with If You Were Fruit the pair in no way disappoint; in fact, the album is a true masterpiece from start to finish, and surely a contender for album of 2009. It showcases all the magic of The Lovely Eggs' unique, funny, sad, moving, bewildering, beautiful sound and every one of its 14 tracks is an absolute gem. It features 12 brand new tracks as well as the band's two smash hits to date, "Have You Ever Heard A Digital Accordion" and "I Like Birds (But I Like Other Animals Too)". The album will be accompanied by the single release of lead track "Sexual Cowboy".
The Lovely Eggs live experience is a truly unforgettable one and so we are pleased to announce that, to promote the album, the band will be playing a series of gigs throughout June, including a short tour with Hotpants Romance. The album will also be available to buy at these gigs. The band also plan to release the album on American label Happy Happy Birthday To Me later in the year and to promote it with a US tour with label-mates Cars Can Be Blue. For tour dates and other information on the band, please visit the band's myspace page. Here are some of things reviews said about "Have You Ever Heard The Lovely Eggs":
"This is now officially the new best thing ever, and replaces all previous best things ever... Go to it, kids. This is an order." - Jonathan Lovett, Massive Crush
"Utterly gorgeous - great things await" - Losing Today
The Lovely Eggs are unhinged in the best possible way... This is a completely singular album - Drowned in Sound
If You Were Fruit was released on June 1st 2009. Tracklisting is:
1. Sexual Cowboy
2. I Like Birds (But I Like Other Animals Too) [video]
4. Luna Cafe
5. Where's My Animal?
6. If You Were Fruit
7. Oh the Stars
9. Have You Ever Heard a Digital Accordian? [video]
10. Big Red Car
11. Baulk Cushion
12. Hey There Woodsman!
13. The Best Moon This Side of Town
Read the reviews!
If You Were Fruit (CD) £10.00
DJs that have played tracks from the album include: