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Paris Motel

Rank #313 UK London, UK Alternative / Chamberpop / Idyll


Bio: Amy May's Paris Motel: Lost Transcript Found at Sea:
- by Nick Tucker

We first stumbled across Amy May riding a broken down steed across the numinous plains of the forgotten cities, looking for new parts of the world to dominate. And compose hauntingly ethereal music for. And maybe freshen up a... See Full Bio

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Added a new video: "Paris Motel cover Hanging on the Telephone 13/06/12" http://t.co/NtZGJy25 #video


“Strange folk: Paris Motel Constantly changing direction, personel and location, Amy May's troupe look to women of ill repute for inspiration Perpetually expanding and contracting, Paris Motel can mean a five-piece celestial folk-pop band one day and a 50-strong orchestral collective the next. It all depends on the whims of Amy May, the classically trained bandleader who composes different arrangements for each gig and provides a wind under which the throng of players and instruments can take shelter. "We've got a core group of musicians now though," she explains, on a rare day off. "It was me, Joe, Mike and a couple of other friends of ours and musical love blossomed and off we went. That was about two years ago." Resolving to do things independently, Amy and drummer Joe Smith set up the Hotel label in 2005 to release their six track EP 071. Now she is set to take her wraithlike vocals back in time with their debut full length, In The Salpetriere album... (for more see band website).”
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