Launch Party Report

On Friday 29th May we had a launch party for “Willow Pattern Songs” at the Kings Head Theatre Pub in Islington.  Thanks to everyone who came along, and thanks to Proper Songs who organised the whole deal.

We ate homemade Chinese egg custard tarts (courtesy of Mei Yau) and even had a cake made in our honour (courtesy of an unnamed bakery):

Cake

And this is what the Hong Kong In The 60s DJ set looked like:

  1. Orange Juice – Rip It Up
  2. Yao Su Rong – 愛情如水向東流
  3. Crispy and Company – Brazil
  4. Serge Gainsbourg – Sea, Sex and Sun
  5. Peter Howell & the BBC Radiophonic Workshop – The Astronauts
  6. Frank Zappa – Peaches En Regalia
  7. Kraftwerk – Computer Love
  8. Lucia Hwong – Tian Mi Mi
  9. Sly & The Family Stone – Runnin’ Away
  10. Leon Ware – Why I Came To  California
  11. The Colourfield – Thinking Of You
  12. Jacqueline Taïeb – Petite Fille Amour
  13. Ennio Morricone – Come Maddalena (1978 disco version)
  14. Belbury Poly – The New Mobility
  15. Can – I Want More
  16. Sisters of Transistors – The Bells of Moscow
  17. Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No, I Got Life
  18. Stelios Kazantzidis – Efyge Efyge

DJing

We all had a lovely time.  I’d forgotten how fun it is to DJ.

As of today, our debut EP “Willow Pattern Songs” is available to download from all the usual mp3 stores.  Shop around for the best price!  A limited CD version is available from Rough Trade and a few other places.

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