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‘Once I Had an Acceptance Speech’ by Anthony Anaxagorou, Cerys Matthews and Hidden Orchestra is OUT NOW listen and download here
Recorded between Abbey Road studios and remotely during lockdown, this song spans life in motion through Anthony’s words with music pulsing forward with strident rhythms and cityscapes recorded by musicians and field recordists around the world during lockdown.
‘Once I Had An Acceptance Speech’ is the latest single from ‘We Come From the Sun’ due for release on 15th January, pre-order now from Rough Trade to join Cerys for an exclusive q&a with Lemn Sissay, Anthony Anaxagorou, MA.MOYO and Hidden Orchestra.
To celebrate the release of ‘We Come From the Sun’, join Cerys Matthews, Lemn Sissay, MA.MOYO, Anthony Anaxagorou and Hidden Orchestra for a Zoom Q&A – 15th January, 7pm GMT hosted by Rough Trade.
This launch event chaired by BAFTA nominated, award-winning writer Lemn Sissay is an exclusive chance to unpick the stories behind this unique blend of voices from 10 leading UK artists: MA.MOYO, Raymond Antrobus, Lemn Sissay, Liz Berry, Anthony Anaxagorou, Kayo Chingonyi, Adam Horovitz, Cia Mangat, Imtiaz Dharker and Kim Moore.
Discover how Cerys Matthews and Hidden Orchestra collaborated with musicians and sound artists from all over the world to create this album in unprecedented times from recording at Abbey Road Studios to remotely during lockdown.
Pre-order the album from Rough Trade for tickets – Details here:https://dice.fm/event/6pyo3-cerys-matthews-live-qa-15th-jan-stream-via-london-london-tickets?pid=664cedfb&_branch_match_id=849673436402153964