On Friday, August 14, we will release “New Kings of Pop”, a great new album with The Mommyheads. The idea was that the band would tour in Scandinavia in connection with it, but the tour is postponed until the spring of 2021. Hey, it’s two reasons to celebrate.
We are very happy and proud to release the American indie band The Mommyheads on vinyl. Last year’s Future You was a smash and the upcoming New Kings of Pop is fantastic. In connection with the release of the new album, The Mommyheads would also come to Scandinavia and conduct a tour together with Swedish band Eggstone. But as we have long feared, it simply became impossible to launch the plans under the current circumstances.
But we should not grieve over this, because there is so much to celebrate. Partly the new album, partly that the plan is for The Mommyheads to come to Scandinavia next spring instead.
Adam Elk of The Mommyheads was so happy when the first copies of the LP arrived in New York that he sent us a short video:
You can help
Releasing records and trying to get attention around the music is a pretty tiring job. Above all, setbacks of this kind affect the artists, who are both extremely eager to meet their audience and are without income.
Do you want to help? There is a lot you can do. In our eyes mainly:
Help yourself. Listen to The Mommyheads and dive into their music.
Tell others about The Mommyheads. Give examples of your favorite songs.
Buy New Kings of Pop. Go to your local record store and ask them to take the record. (If you live in a territory where we don’t have distribution, you can always order it from us.)
Is there a good playlist with The Mommyheads?
Not all records with The Mommyheads are available on the digital platforms, but many do. We have compiled a playlist if you want to have a taste of the band’s music.
In the spring of 2020, Fanfar! releases the debut album with Cantona Gut System. Robert Johnson and Johan Skugge opens your mind to dreams that your ears have never heard.
A few years ago, the legendary band Robert Johnson and Punchdrunks closed business with a worthy end, the masterpiece Morte di Seeburg. The obvious central figure Robert Johnson even went so far as to sell his guitars and intended to devote his free time to boxing and snooker. But then again, it’s okay to change your mind.
Together with Johan Skugge, who was also a part of the last edition of Robert Johnson and Punchdrunks, Robert now returns to the cinematic music – but with the new band Cantona Gut System all the controls has been turned a few more turns, in every direction. The debut album Yoko: The Best Beatle will feature music that hasn’t been heard.
American indie pop masters The Mommyheads releases the album Future You on Fanfar! this month. Now comes another strong outtake from the album; the video “Mutual Enemy”.
What is the song Mutual Enemy about? This is what Adam Elk, songwriter and singer of The Mommyheads has to say:
Mutual Enemy was also a labor of love. It’s a take on the current geo-political climate using the same stop-motion technique using animated toys? Spoiler alert: We give Robert Mueller a chance to tell us how he really feels at 2:16.
Adam Elk of The Mommyheads to Magnet
Mutual Enemy can be found on the album Future You, released by Fanfar! on August 30, 2019.
The first video from The Mommyhead’s upcoming album is as captivating as it carries an important message. Will “Woke up a Scientist” be the big hit this fall?
“Woke up a Scientist”, taken from the forthcoming album Future You, is a song about hope and the will and ability of young people to change our world. “Woke up a scientist” not only has a current theme, it’s also one of The Mommyhead‘s strongest songs.
‘Woke Up A Scientist’ is dedicated to anyone with an unbounded Imagination. In this case, my son literally woke up one morning and wanted to be a scientist. I filled in the lyrical gaps with my own interpretation of how the world could benefit from rediscovering the fearlessness of it’s own inner child.
Adam Elk, The Mommyheads
On August 30, 2019 we will release the new album from The Mommyheads, Future You.
Delirium Bullonate is the new single from Robert Johnson and Punchdrunks. The song is taken from the critically acclaimed album Morte di Seeburg.
Robert Johnson and Punchdrunks is one of the world’s most respected names in instrumental rock. Few have passed on the legacy of Link Wray with such grace and at the same time managed to bring in influences from Italian horror films, as well as pioneers of synth music.
The band’s eleventh, strongest and – perhaps – last album, Morte di Seeburg, is film music for a film that never reached the cinemas. The perfect soundtrack for your inner Italian 70s thriller.
The song from the album that might best sum up Robert Johnson and Punchdrunk’s entire career is Delirium Bullonate. Today it is released as a digital single.
This may well be one of the band’s very best songs. Enjoy!