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My Mate's Band

Sounds likeSandinista & Mescaleros era Joe Strummer, Billy Bragg, Ian Dury, Madness
LocationNottingham

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"Abnormal, complex, odd & weird" and that's just the time signatures. Surprisingly accessible for something that does not conform to any of the various rhythmical norms currently available via any media worldwide

My Mate's band is an original acoustic punky folky world music ensemble featuring Joe Champion and a compact variable line-up of friendly, enthusiastic, capable and available musicians.

Have you been brainwashed by aliens from another planet? Do you believe in human rights? If not, why not? Seek help NOW! Listen to IGNORE ALIEN ORDERS! Original punky folky acoustic debut LP from My Mate's Band inspired by The Clash, Joe Strummer and a small sticker on his guitar

IGNORE ALIEN ORDERS is a ground-breaking album by original acoustic punky folky world music ensemble My Mate's Band featuring Joe Champion, award-winning songwriter who is a dab hand at writing, recording and performing original songs with magical rhythms and 7 beats to the bar.

"Songs about our planet & us the people on it" written, recorded & released in Nottingham, England, the home of Robin Hood by the original punky folky acoustic world music ensemble known as My Mate's Band (mym8sb&). Debut LP IGNORE ALIEN ORDERS officially released on 6th Aug 2019

My Mate's Band

..believe unions can raise the quality of life for humanity

..boast an award-winning songwriter who is a dab hand at writing, recording and performing original songs with magical rhythms and 7 beats to the bar.

..are an original acoustic punky folky world music ensemble featuring Joe Champion and a compact variable line-up of friendly, enthusiastic, capable and available musicians.

In 2018

..their song releases included
World Music "Songs about our planet & us the people on it",
Arise "Rise above cynicism & greed. Give what you can & take what you need",
Ignore Alien Orders "Protect & respect human rights!".

..they performed to celebrate
70 years of the NHS,
Matlock Bath Music Festival,
Busk Off - Busking Festival

& support
Nottingham Arts Mental Health Projects,
Stand Up To Racism,
refugees and asylum seekers,
Nottingham's homeless and vulnerable adults,
children at-risk globally,

combating austerity & it's local effects.

http://mym8s.co.uk

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