UK art-rockers Field Music have shared newest track ‘Money Is A Memory’, our latest glimpse into upcoming concept album ‘Making A New World’, a 19-track LP that details the after-effects of World War One.
“The whole album is really about consequences, and how the consequences of that war are still with us,” the band explain “‘Money Is A Memory’ is probably the most explicit example of that - decisions that were made a hundred years ago still casting a shadow. The initial premise is a bit comical - the admin assistant going through their bureaucratic duties - but buried away inside those papers you can imagine the echoes of millions of lives being turned upside down.”
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See Field Music live at the following dates:
31 – Kendal, Brewery Arts Centre
01 – Glasgow, Kelvingrove Art Gallery
21 – Nottingham, Rescue Room
22 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
27 – Whitley Bay, Playhouse
28 – Manchester, Dancehouse
29 – London, EartH
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