26/09/14

Transgressive 10: Day 26 - The Young Knives - ‘Swimming With The Fishes’

The Young Knives are a unique and brilliant band - lyrically they chew their way around the English language, spluttering out couplets of imagination and delight, whilst musically they channel XTC, Devo and Blur into colourful new dimensions.

The two albums we released by them are modern classics - the Mercury Prize nominated 'Voices of Animals and Men' and the follow up 'Superabundance', all backed with a plethora of brilliant singles and, rare for a band of our time, fantastic b-sides.

These pools for experimentation often became live staples and fan favourites and, in the passage of time, this example 'Swimming With The Fishes' surpasses the A-side to which it was conjoined.

Enjoy.

The Young Knives - 'Terra Firma' on YouTube
The Young Knives - 'Voices of Animals and Men' on Amazon/iTunes

Connect with Transgressive:
Facebook / Twitter / SoundCloud

Connect with The Young Knives:
Facebook / Twitter / SoundCloud

17/06/19

Hippo Campus release previously unheard demos from the Bambi sessions

Read more

13/06/19

Marika Hackman is back with another new single, the one

Read more

12/06/19

Flume is back with a brand new single, Let You Know

Read more

11/06/19

Flume announces special Brixton show for Transgressive’s 15th Anniversary

Read more

30/05/19

Benny Mails releases new single Too Many

Read more

29/05/19

KOKOKO! announce their debut LP, Fongola, and new single Buka Dansa

Read more

29/05/19

Transgressive take over the Rabbit Hole at Glastonbury 2019

Read more

22/05/19

Marika Hackman announces her new album, tour, and video!

Read more

16/05/19

Brand new videos from Foals and Two Door Cinema Club

Read more

14/05/19

New music from Benny Mails - stream These Days now

Read more

08/05/19

Listen to Ghosts, the new single from Boniface

Read more

03/05/19

Our record store day releases are now available online!

Read more

| Next