Tuesday, November 01, 2011

BOTM November 2011 - WU LYF

WU LYF (World Unite Lucifer Youth Foundation) are a band from Manchester, England that originally became known for creating a mystery about themselves by declining requests for interviews and not releasing much information to the press. The band describes their music as "heavy pop". Their manager, Warren Bramley, has previously worked with Tony Wilson at Factory Records.

Go Tell Fire to the Mountain is their debut album, the band declined all offers from established record labels and released the album on 13 June 2011 on their own label L Y F Recordings.
The album was recorded live in a disused church in Ancoats, Manchester and mastered in Glasgow by Paul Savage (Mogwai), Mr. Dave Jay kept the babys boys on the beat and played additional drums on L Y F and D i R T, the result of which is 10 tracks of huge uncompromising Heavy Pop.

Singles: 'Heavy Pop' / 'Concrete Gold' (12" single, 2010)
'Dirt' (7" single, 2011)
'We Bros' (12" single, 2011)