Sons and Daughters (band)


Sons and Daughters (band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = Sons and Daughters


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Origin = Glasgow, Scotland
Genre = Rock
Years_active = 2003 - present
Label = Domino Records
Associated_acts = Arab Strap
URL = [http://www.sonsanddaughtersloveyou.com/ www.sonsanddaughtersloveyou.com]
Current_members = Adele Bethel
David Gow
Ailidh Lennon
Scott Paterson
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Sons and Daughters are a rock band from Glasgow, Scotland.

Biography

Conceived of while on tour with Arab Strap in 2001, Sons and Daughters was initially Adele Bethel's creation. The band's line-up at first comprised Bethel, David Gow and Ailidh Lennon, and the band began recording.

After the later addition of Scott Paterson as a second vocalist, the band played a number of successful performances. Their debut release, the twenty-five-minute-long "Love the Cup" was financed by the band and initially released on Ba Da Bing Records label in 2003 and later re-released when Sons and Daughters signed to Domino in 2004.

Their debut album, "The Repulsion Box" was released in June 2005. The album features harder and more syncopated rhythms than the band's previous recording.

In February 2006 the band were invited to tour with Morrissey on the first leg of his UK tour.

Their third album, "This Gift", produced by Bernard Butler, was released on January 28, 2008. Critics have responded favourably towards the development of the band's style.

Band members

*Adele Bethel - Vocals, guitar, piano
*David Gow - Drums, percussion
*Ailidh Lennon - Bass, mandolin, piano
*Scott Paterson - Vocals, guitar

Other
*Graeme Smilie - bass (touring bassist while Lennon was on maternity leave, 2008)

Discography

Albums

* 2003: "Love the Cup" (EP)
* 2005: "The Repulsion Box" UK #70
* 2008: "This Gift" UK #66

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Trivia

*Vocalist Adele Bethel is a vegetarian.
*A track from "Love the Cup", "Blood", was featured in the Showtime television series "Weeds" (Episode 04, "Fashion of the Christ").
*Bassist Ailidh Lennon is married to Roddy Woomble of Scottish band Idlewild.
*Adele Bethel and David Gow have both played with Arab Strap before Sons and Daughters formed.
*The band supported Throwing Muses on tour in 2003.
*The band have supported Franz Ferdinand on tour.
*The song 'Gilt Complex' is featured on EA Sports' NHL 09 video game.

References

* Guinness Book of British Hit Singles - 19th Edition - ISBN 1-904994-10-5

External links

* [http://www.sonsanddaughtersloveyou.com Official site]
* [http://www.sonsanddaughterscentral.tk Fan site]
* [http://www.sonsanddaughtersloveyou.com/forum/ Forum]
* [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:yj90s30wa3rg allmusic.com entry]
* [http://www.spacemonkeyphotography.com/photo/gallery/sonsanddaughters.html Live show photos of SONS & DAUGHTERS by Space Monkey Photography]
* [http://www.musicomh.com/interviews/sons-and-daughters_0108.htm Interview with SONS & DAUGHTERS on musicOMH.com]
* [http://www.godisinthetvzine.co.uk/content/content_detail.php?id=2092&type=Interviews Interview with SONS & DAUGHTERS on God Is In The TV Zine]
* [http://comfortcomes.com/?page=reviews&id=2073 Darling Single Review]
* [http://forum.funkysouls.com/index.php?act=ST&f=33&t=12973&view=pid&pid=3036256 Discuss new album]
* [http://www.themusicmagazine.co.uk/i-539-Sons-And-Daughters---This-Gift.html Review of This Gift] at The Music Magazine


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