Still Corners

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Still Corners
Still Corners by Chona Kasinger.JPG
Still Corners. Photo by Chona Kasinger.
Background information
OriginLondon, United Kingdom
Genres
Years active2007-present
LabelsSub Pop
Wrecking Light
WebsiteStill Corners
MembersGreg Hughes, Tessa Murray

Still Corners are a London-based dream pop/synthpop band formed in 2007 and consisting of songwriter/producer Greg Hughes and vocalist Tessa Murray.

History[edit]

Still Corners self-released their debut EP, Remember Pepper?, on 13 June 2008, followed by a 7" single, "Don't Fall in Love", released by UK label The Great Pop Supplement on 30 August 2010.

The duo signed with record label Sub Pop in 2011 and issued their first full-length debut, Creatures of an Hour, to favourable reviews.[1]

In October 2012, the band released a new single, "Fireflies",[2] which was named "Best New Track" by Pitchfork.[3]

In February 2013, Still Corners announced that their second album, Strange Pleasures, would be released on Sub Pop in May 2013. The second single, "Berlin Lovers", received widespread coverage.[4][5][6] Strange Pleasures was issued on 7 May.

On 29 June 2016, the band announced the 16 September release of their third album, Dead Blue, on their own Wrecking Light Records label; Still Corners also shared the video for the album's first single, "Lost Boys".[7]

Band members[edit]

  • Tessa Murray — vocals
  • Greg Hughes — multi-instrumentalist/producer

Live members[edit]

  • Leon Dufficy — guitar
  • Luke Jarvis — bass
  • Josh Halpern — drums

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • Remember Pepper? CD EP (2007, self-released)
  • "Don't Fall in Love" 7" (2010, The Great Pop Supplement)
  • "Eyes" (Rogue Wave cover) digital (2010, self-released)
  • "History of Love" split 7" with The New Lines (2011, The Great Pop Supplement)
  • "Cuckoo" 7" (2011, Sub Pop)
  • "Endless Summer" promo CD (2011, Sub Pop)
  • "Into the Trees" promo CD (2011, Sub Pop)
  • "Cabot Cove" flexi 7" (2011, Sub Pop)
  • "Fireflies" 7" (2012, self-released)
  • "Berlin Lovers" digital (2013, Sub Pop)
  • "Horses at Night" digital (2015, self-released)

Compilation appearances[edit]

Media usage[edit]

Song Where Type
"The Twilight Hour" Gossip Girl[8] television
"Endless Summer" Nokia Lumia 920[9] advertisement
"Fireflies" Made in Chelsea[10] television
"Fireflies", "The Trip" Awkward[11] television
"Fireflies" Cardinal Burns[12] television
"Endless Summer" Waterloo Road television
"The Twilight Hour" Senka short film
"Velveteen", "Strange Pleasures" Bare film
"I Wrote in Blood" Beauty & the Beast[13] television
"Strange Pleasures" Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Steven Spielberg month[14] advertisement
"Don't Fall in Love", "Beginning to Blue" You're the Worst[15] television
"Fireflies" Weediquette[16] television
"Endless Summer" Abandoned television

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Creatures of an Hour Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
  2. ^ "Listen: Still Corners post new single 'Fireflies'". Clixie. 12 October 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Still Corners "Fireflies"". pitchfork.com. Retrieved 2012-10-06.
  4. ^ "Still Corners "Berlin Lovers"". Pitchfork. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Still Corners - "Berlin Lovers"". Stereogum. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
  6. ^ "mp3: Still Corners - "Berlin Lovers"". Gorilla vs Bear. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
  7. ^ http://www.undertheradarmag.com/news/still_corners_announce_new_album_share_video_for_lost_boys
  8. ^ "Gossip Girl Music from "Rhodes to Perdition"". TVfanatic.com. Retrieved 2014-05-08.
  9. ^ "Nokia Lumia 920. Pouca luz, fotos incríveis". youtube.com. Retrieved 2014-05-08.
  10. ^ "S5-Ep10 music". channel4.com. Retrieved 2014-05-08.
  11. ^ "Music from Awkward Episode 9 Season 3". mtv.com. Retrieved 2014-05-08.
  12. ^ "S2-Ep4: Young Dreams". channel4.com. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  13. ^ "Music from Beauty & the Beast". tunefind.com. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  14. ^ "This September at the Alamo Drafthouse: Septemberg". vimeo.com. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  15. ^ "You're the worst Season 2 Episode 6". tunefind.com. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  16. ^ "Stoned Kids (Weediquette)". Viceland. Retrieved 2016-03-01.

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