Birdeatsbaby are far from your average rock band. Incorporating a varied collection of influences, the band combine piano-lead power-pop with dark orchestral rock, resulting in something that sounds completely unique.
After forming in 2008 the band quickly became known for their theatrical and visual live appearances, and their infamous music videos. The most well known being ‘The Trouble’ (directed by Philippa Bloomfield) which has since gained over 200,000 views on YouTube and been shown at film events across the UK.
In 2010 the band released the cathartic ‘Bigger Teeth’ EP (produced by Marc R Norris of 80s Matchbox B-line and played a string of shows across the UK and Europe.
‘Feast of Hammers’, was released in 2012 and followed up with an extensive tour of America and Europe. During this time the band were hailed as the ‘sound of 2012’, by Simon Price from The Independent, as well as a glowing review of their current album in the newspaper. Ben Graham from The Quietus also described them as “dark, sexual, vulnerable yet strong… like all the best bands”. Tom Robinson from BBC6 Music interviewed the band twice on his introducing show and has continued to play their music on the air.
Recently the band released their third studio album ‘The Bullet Within’, which was crowd-funded by their fans, aptly names ‘The Flock.’ It was pioneered by Chris Hawkins on 6 Music who called it “splendid cabaret style art-rock” and also received 4**** from both Q Magazine and R2 (Rock n Reel). The band continue to tour, attracting a collection of cult-like weird and wonderful world of Birdeatsbaby is something that all music enthusiasts can enjoy across the genres.