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Sugar Free (feat. Uziel) by Arun Shenoy

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Album Title: A Stagey Bank Affair
Label: Narked Records
Released: 2016


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Fiona's Comments

Mild mannered homage to the late 70s-early 80s car chase tune.

About the Album

The album title A Stagey Bank Affair draws inspiration from a popular phrase in the North East of England that goes “a house like stagey bank fair.” The phrase is actually a reference to an agricultural fair at Stagshaw Bank, near Hexham, Northumberland. Legend has it that over the years, the farming side dwindled and the fair became more associated with gambling and drinking. Renowned for its rowdy and notorious reputation, the fair was eventually closed in the 1920’s, and the phrase “Stagey Bank Fair” passed into common parlance to indicate a mess in general. Fact or folklore, we do not know, but it has given wings to our imagination to create a concept album around fairgrounds. Uziel, a pianist and composer and a prominent musician in the Boston and Los Angeles area, lends his brilliant piano improvisations as a featured guest on the first single “Sugar Free (feat. Uziel)” while Jeff Coffin lays down a remarkable performance with a quirky saxophone sound on the second single and also the album title track, “A Stagey Bank Affair”. Both of the singles are supported by animated music videos created by the team at Actuality Films.


Arun Shenoy

Date featured

September 2, 2016

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