Artwork by Rick Myers
EP Dedicated to Rob Gretton
Released: May 24th 1999
Produced by: Doves
Additional Info: Keyboards on Sea Song by Richard Wheatley.
Label: Casino Records
CD Limited Edition Cardboard Gatefold Sleeve Cat #: CHIP002CD
1. Sea Song
2. Break Me Gently (Incidental)
10″³ vinyl Cat #: CHIP002
Side A: Sea Song
Side B: Break Me Gently (Incidental), Darker
Directed By Rick Myers
Epic and dazed, the ‘Sea EP’ follows in the footsteps of last year’s ‘Cedar EP’ by offering us more grand gestures and stoned romance.
Badly Drawn Boy’s sometime backing band continue their steady rise to greatness with this latest instalment of acoustic psychedelia. Epic and dazed, the ‘Sea EP’ follows in the footsteps oflast year’s ‘Cedar EP’ by offering us more grand gestures and stoned romance.
If this was 1984, even as we speak the Doves would be having their photo taken halfway up a snowy mountain. But it isn’t. They live in downtown Manchester and they’ll probably punch the next person to compare them to early U2.
How about The Cure, then?
NME Nottingingham Social Dec 1999