As if recieving plays from BBC Radio 2‘s Whispering Bob Harris, Dermot O’Leary, and 6 Music‘s Tom Robinson, Absolute Radio’s Geoff Lloyd, Xfm’s John Kennedy… wasn’t enough, Straw Bear continue to attract breathless praise.
This time, it’s from the respected Rock ‘n’ Reel magazine, who gave their new album, Black Bank, a five star review:
The first single from the album, “Kitty,” is released on March 11th 2013.
Impact date: 11th June 2012
“Swaggering but never cocky, Bibelots mix electronic pulses with big choruses, coming off
like an early incarnation of Kasabian with added attitude. “ Clash Magazine
In 2010, East London’s Bibelots won an opening slot at the prestigious Snow bombing festival in Austria, and were quickly spotted by John McClure of Reverend and the Makers. By the summer of that year the lads had started their own club night at Buffalo Bar, Islington and were starting to really make a name for themselves, along with support slots for such heavyweights as Detroit Social Club, Chapman Family, The Rifles, Starsailor , Dinosaur Pileup and Ocean Colour Scene, Miles Kane and Kasabian.
Already crowned HMV Next Big Thing for 2012, ‘The Revolution Will Be Digitised’ is receiving support from Geoff Lloyd at Absolute Radio, Amazing Radio & BBC Introducing and the band recently performed the track live on ESPN’s Talk of the Terrace.
Check out the video for “The Revolution will be Digitised”;