Fugitive Orchestra launches new single Tomahawk Caress with a gig at The House of Rapture

After wowing the audience at The Guide Awards back in January, Fugitive Orchestra is launching his new single, Tomahawk Caress, with a free gig.

Friday, 8th March 2019, 10:25 am
Updated Friday, 8th March 2019, 11:30 am
James Tattington is Fugitive Orchestra. Picture by Matthew Harrison
James Tattington is Fugitive Orchestra. Picture by Matthew Harrison

The songs sees the one-man band  adding politically-charged alt-funk to his already diverse palette of sounds. James Tattington, who is Fugitive Orchestra, explains the song’s origins:  'This song is quite a special one for me since it arrived very suddenly and unexpectedly one afternoon in April, and was one of those bizarrely “fully-formed” song ideas which come along once in a blue moon. 

‘I’d been reflecting a lot on current events – the ubiquitous unrest which seems kind of unavoidable at the present moment; but I’d also been listening to a lot of funk and jazz music at the time, I think I was a on a daily dose of Funkadelic’s One Nation Under a Groove, so this snarling little hip-shaker of a song arrived.  ‘I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed making it.’

The single is available now from here on Spotify.

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Friday, March 8