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  • the see see – fountayne mountain – the great pop supplement

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    less than a year on from releasing their debut full length, the mighty “Late Morning Light”, The See See return with their second album for The Great Pop Supplement (vinyl) and Dell’orso (CD). aligning a brash love of US West Coast folk rock & psychedelia to latter day European influences (such as Spacemen 3), the band have created a beautifully dynamic album that merges deliciously spun out ballads (“Big Wheels”, “Fix Me Up”), with laser guided instrumentals (“Sunbleached”) and ritualistic, daisy chained rollercoasters such as “The Day That Was The Day”.

    this is a band who have now become a lush sum of their parts. led by Richard Olson (who previously fronted acid folk rock band Eighteenth Day Of May) the band have previously shared live shows with the likes of the Raconteurs and The Brian Jonestown Massacre, and in March supported US/Elephant 6 heroes The Olivia Tremor Control on a rare visit to the UK.

    the 45 which lit the path for this new full length, “Gold and Honey” again followed the trend for both label and artist of selling out in an instant – and featured the storming kraut themed remix of “Sunbleached” by Eat Lights Become Lights (watch out for their incredible full length on wax for the GPS later in the year!) which propelled the band to previously uncharted waters where Spiritualized meet Neu! via Cave, and attained 6music plays and “single of the week” at a number of online UK outlets…