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Mew And The Glass Handed Kites at 15 “From a dance hall there met me as I passed by the strains of lively jazz music, hot and raw as the steam of raw flesh. I stopped a moment. This kind of music, much as I detested it, had always had a secret charm for me.…

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Soundtrack for the documentary series Scandinavian Star has been released on various platforms today. You can find it at least on Jonas Bjerre‘s new YouTube channel and on Spotify. He wrote approximately 60 pieces of music and 38 of them were released. The whole soundtrack is nearly two hours in length which is somewhat unusual,…

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From the official press release: MEW – Jonas Bjerre, Johan Wohlert and Silas Graae are delighted to announce the special edition reissue of their iconic album And The Glass Handed Kites, as part of Record Store Day 2020 on Saturday, April 18th 2020. Released via Music On Vinyl (and A:larm in Denmark), the special edition…

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After covering 11 songs from Mew’s back catalog, we’re wrapping up the first season of The MewX Podcast. We’re lucky enough to get help from Mew’s lead singer, Jonas Bjerre, who answers a lot of questions we had about the songs we’ve covered so far. Have you always wondered what is sung in the opening…

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The 50-minute semi-live album Mew with Copenhagen Philharmonic will be released next week (December 14th), but you can have a little read about it now on our reviews-page. Here’s the direct link to the review. Composed by Mew and Karsten Fundal Conducted by Hans Ek Produced by Karl Bjerre Skibsted If possible, before reading the album review,…

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Today we reveal the project that we’ve been cooking up behind the scenes for the last few months: The MewX Podcast! In each episode, we aim to reminisce and talk nostalgia, as well as analyze and discuss everything about each song in the Mew back catalog. Hosted by Danish Frenger Thomas Dyregaard, this podcast also…

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Last week the Frengers 15th Anniversary Tour kicked off in Mexico. Apart from the exclusive “teaser” full-length show at Stengade back in May, the following ten shows in Denmark, Norway, Finland and Estonia were all Summer festivals with shorter setlists. Frengers album was played from start to finish in all of them, of course, but…

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Goethe wrote that “music is liquid architecture; architecture is frozen music”. That being the case, it’s fitting that part of my 15th anniversary with Frengers is diaried to take place at the Barbican Centre in London. The Big Smoke, the Great Wen, Londontown, the city where plenty of the record was germinated; Mew‘s quintessentially non-British opus. And…

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Helsinki, Finland (December 7, 2017) When Mew announced their Scandinavian tour, they took the geography of Scandinavia pretty seriously as initially Finland didn’t have a tour date. As Mew are known to be big fans of Finland, this was a bit of a shock at first. In 2014 Mew played their first show after Johan…