Popular People (single)

by The Prophet Hens

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"Popular People" is the 1st single from The Prophet Hens' 2nd album "The Wonderful Shapes of Back Door Keys" which is due out in June/July on Fishrider Records www.fishriderrecords.com and, in the UK/ Europe Occultation Recordings www.occultation.co.uk

Bassist Robin Cederman wrote "Popular People" sitting in the sun at his old flat on York Place in Dunedin and seeing a copy of The Prophet Hens’ first record on the coffee table. If it’s about anything, then it's about the things people are willing to do - and the situations they end up in - to achieve their goals.

Just to confuse everyone, "Popular People Do Popular People" - their 1st album, from which this new single gets its title, is also being (re-)issued on LP at the same time as their new album comes out.


released May 1, 2016
Music & Words (c) Robin Cederman
Penelope Esplin - Vocals, keyboards
Karl Bray - Guitar, backing vocals
Robin Cederman - Bass guitar, backing vocals
Chris Butchard - Drums

Painting - detail from 'Plaguey' by the cranky painter www.thecrankypainter.com/about.html /
Band photo by Phoebe www.phoebelysbethk.com



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The Prophet Hens music is melodic jangling guitars, fairground organs & voices singing about hope & despair, joy & regret, ambition & reality, coming together & drifting apart.

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