Released By : Bird’s Robe Records Genre : Instrumental Post-Rock Link : http://sleepmakeswaves.com/ Tracklist: 1. to you they are birds, to me they are voices in the forest 2. in limbs and joints 3. our time is short but your watch is slow 4. a gaze blank and pitiless as the sun 5. (hello) cloud […]
The first thing that strikes me here is the lack of any progressive rock tendencies. Yes the band have been heading closer and closer to a straight pure rock sound for a long time now, but with progressive rock really witnessing somewhat of a resurgence of late, now would have been a perfect time to add some more intricate layers back through their sound…
Formed from a school band called Painted Lady, Girlschool enjoyed strong media exposure and commercial success in the UK in the early 1980s with three albums of ‘punk-tinged metal’. They’ve maintained a worldwide cult following and are considered an inspiration for many succeeding female rock musicians. Francijn Suermondt found time to chat to guitarist Jackie Chambers and find out what’s going on with the ‘Girls’.