Sons of Bill, Omeara, London, 14th August 2018

Sons of Bill brought their own unique brand of cosmic indie-americana to London on Tuesday night to promote their latest album ‘Oh God Ma’am.’  The record takes its title from an encounter that the band’s drummer, Todd Wellons, had when he was propositioned by a hooker and apparently blurted out, “Oh God, ma’am!” Since then the utterance has become something of an inside joke for Sons of Bill, but at its heart the expression probably speaks to Southern charm, graciousness and restraint – and these elements were all on show at Omeara. Continue reading “Sons of Bill, Omeara, London, 14th August 2018”

Sons of Bill return with tour, new single, new album

It’s all going on for the Sons of Bill as they announce the release of their new album ‘Oh God Ma’am’ which comes out on 29th June via our dear friends over at Loose. The first single taken from the album, which you can listen to below, is called ‘Believer/Pretender’ and pitched as a “sort of a meditation on continuing to make music in adult life; especially in a superficial cultural and economic climate that continues to devalue the arts”. Lead singer James continues: “There is this Chinese finger trap you can get yourself into in adult life where you’re never quite sure which part of you is still genuine and which part of you has learned to fake it– which part of you plays music just for the love of it, and which part of you just desperately wants to be loved. Especially in an industry town like Nashville where it feels like posturing is half of being an artist.” Continue reading “Sons of Bill return with tour, new single, new album”