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Any Human Friend - out now 🐖

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@Tim_Burgess Thank you so much for having me 🥰 @tonykiewel I miss youuuu!Thank you everyone for tuning in - hope you enjoyed yourselves! Thank you @davidwrench and thank you so much for ha… https://t.co/MBRgqeSQrkI feel exactly the same about you. Such a great time in our matching outfits drinking red wine and bouncing around… https://t.co/DFP9nkprwoThis song always felt like the last song. It conjures an image of pushing a paper boat out into the sea on a warm s… https://t.co/0HfWOjt7zx @tonykiewel 😍2/2 I think I collapsed on the sofa and just managed to get a solid take without throwing up before I had to go and… https://t.co/k8EpCVHMqG1/2 I remember recording that final acoustic hint of a riff incredibly well. I had a big night out (partly… https://t.co/3w1FDDkzxqany human friend: happy Pride everyone 🏳️‍🌈 this song is all about being true to who you are and accepting yourself… https://t.co/lVcE4dzyHAThe lyrics are quite hard to make out on this one but ‘hold on, I want to be newborn, reprise of the child, I’m tir… https://t.co/u6Alpp7rUd2/2 Then there’s a sense of release when it comes flooding back in, like a massive exhale #TimsTwitterListeningParty1/2 I really wanted to capture that feeling of claustrophobia by having these expansive cinematic ‘verses’ envelopi… https://t.co/nusXhlDRC42/2 it felt incredibly cathartic to sit down and channel all my fears and frustrations into a piece of music #TimsTwitterListeningPartyhold on: 1/2 this song is about feeling overwhelmed and suffocated by depression, I got into a bit of an emotional… https://t.co/2veA8TdPg6'So keep a cradle warm for me, I wanna be somebody’s baby' is so fucked up and so cute at the same time… https://t.co/cvdK1m8PZa#TimsTwitterListeningParty https://t.co/lmE5167yOhTwinning is winning https://t.co/EQznHRluObThe lyrics on this chorus really make me sound like a complete asshole, hopefully the guitar riffs slightly distrac… https://t.co/Nu85Bzaszhcome undone: oooh that bassline, she’s a naughty giiirl. So much fun to play, especially alongside those sassy litt… https://t.co/s29XGXXt10This song really came to life when @davidwrench whipped out the theremin at the end - alongside those trippy mellot… https://t.co/45Pf5dZz6IAny time hunni https://t.co/No4RHohwakSo a conventional ride is basically just good old fashioned hetero sex. Yes I coined the term myself but feel free… https://t.co/x8usX0vdSKOne of my favourite records of all time https://t.co/niWkysAg0g2/2 I think it was one of those late night moments of inspiration and I found it hard to try and capture it again.… https://t.co/CVwjY3HUguconventional ride: 1/2 so I actually fully intended for this to be an instrumental. I had the intro and verse guita… https://t.co/8drAjeMS87And here are pics of @jessica_batour and @MarikaHackman on drums #TimsTwitterListeningParty https://t.co/pTfLG0F3M7
Retweeted by Marika HackmanI like the little ear break this outro gives to the record, that harmonised bass riff bringing that horizontal warp… https://t.co/AHtDJ36lH7Yes she was very helpful https://t.co/nyRUG0hp13 @MarikaHackman When I saw you live before all *this* kicked off you told a story about asking your mum for euphemisms?
Retweeted by Marika HackmanSome more contenders for my favourite lyrics here - ‘under patriarchal law I’m gonna die a virgin’ and ‘I dig for l… https://t.co/JGA8E2HlXYThat was @jessica_batour https://t.co/YrzabyFAWFNone! I always scrap as I write and never end up with leftovers https://t.co/luorO0bLamYes, that is a cowbell. #TimsTwitterListeningParty https://t.co/Rm8SCP90tVhand solo: when you think about it it’s quite strange how few songs there are about masturbation considering how ma… https://t.co/sJXKuxv06h2/2 I’m too much of a control freak to enjoy improvisation but we had some fun chopping up bits that we’d recorded… https://t.co/XQowwqmOks1/2 We had a little wigout sesh at @Konk_Studios, where @davidwrench, @jessica_batour and I improvised over the loo… https://t.co/itj2JEWdki#TimsTwitterListeningParty here are some studio pics I took of @MarikaHackman https://t.co/KD4ssEGAmy
Retweeted by Marika Hackman @Tim_Burgess My favourite gifThis is my favourite drum beat on the record, when the high hats shift emphasis on the chorus ooooooooh baby #TimsTwitterListeningParty @DrEmma_76 It was my idea 😬2/2 coming out of a long term relationship means losing contact with family and friends who you’ve been really clos… https://t.co/oM88oqQNY8send my love: 1/2 the idea behind ‘send my love’ is that it’s a phrase which you end up saying all the time after y… https://t.co/C6P4QIVq4X @priyaphadtare Played some fifa and soul calibre during lockdownThe hard part was having tomato juice poured all over me whilst standing in the street. That stuff really stings th… https://t.co/7l9J35pBqqBeing repeatedly slapped in the video was actually much easier than I thought it would be, except for one particula… https://t.co/KbEN3oYLQBLol I actually did a guitar solo #TimsTwitterListeningParty @alexxabooth @Tim_Burgess Wouldn’t mind getting my mitts on @davidwrench ‘s theraminThis is a Kathy Acker quote which also inspired some of the sentiment behind INWYA #TimsTwitterListeningParty @gonnabeokaybaby @Tim_Burgess I tend to get video ideas as I’m writing the lyrics and the artwork usually comes once it’s a complete projectIt was nice to start with such a simple bedrock and then have so much room to play with different riffs and harmoni… https://t.co/C4yHTpqTZYi'm not where you are: 1/2 out of sheer laziness/writers block, I set myself the challenge to write a song around f… https://t.co/q5mWcS4XllFor the last ‘we won’t go back’s, David and I stood across the room and recorded ourselves shouting it at each othe… https://t.co/dnxGJtbFrqI remember we used @davidwrench’s massive beast of a synth (David what was it called?) to double the bass in the ri… https://t.co/2CogDmQem7blow: first time I’ve faded in the drum beat and my god it brings me so much joy. #TimsTwitterListeningPartyThis was a write-it-in-an-evening kind of song. It started off with the simple opening riff on the guitar & I just… https://t.co/EQCm9rokBg @alexxabooth @Tim_Burgess Nope! I like to leave things as a moment of time and not get hung up on the small things2/2 She’s so visceral with the words she uses to describe sexual encounters and it was very refreshing and absorbin… https://t.co/R9NibDxv501/2 I think I felt empowered to use such direct sexual language from reading Blood and Guts in Highschool by Kathy… https://t.co/ZhEvQkUK3UWE GO DOWN ON ONE ANOTHERall night: I had the first incarnation of the pre-chorus lyrics on my phone notes for about six months before I wro… https://t.co/CGfuq1nJFi @davidwrench 😍‘I’ve got BDE, I think it’s a venereal disease’ is a strong contender for my favourite lyric on the record. #TimsTwitterListeningParty @TobiasCotton I wanted to do something brave and raw and unabashedly natural to reflect some of the themes on the recordMaking the video for this was so much fun, I was so worried that I wouldn't be able to physically smash up a photoc… https://t.co/nUIuwfw7Zx @YousefSm @Tim_Burgess Too long. Much too long2/2 then I was like well nowwww I should write lyrics taking the piss out of myself for trying to write pop songs.… https://t.co/BNI0ZQREtwthe one: 1/2 so this was the first song I actually wrote for this record...I was having a bit of writers block and… https://t.co/HbXlq6hkfp @mollovesyou @Tim_Burgess I actually had the chords and bass line for any human friend for years before I finished itI love the way it sits against ‘the one’ on this record. It feels to me like the part of the journey where you’re o… https://t.co/ymr4q33tYF @Tim_Burgess Hit me @alexxabooth @Tim_Burgess All night!2/2 I remember finishing it and then plugging it into my big speakers and bursting into tears when the harmonies ca… https://t.co/FJKwm0hu521/2 I recorded it on my Apple headphones microphone into Garageband at my kitchen table in east London. I had only… https://t.co/yZmdHn2nuu @matiekccabe @Tim_Burgess I loved the whole process! I know that’s a cop out but it was exciting from start to finishwanderlust: I actually wrote this song before I even started making I’m Not Your Man, but decided it didn’t gel wit… https://t.co/alaJwk5xhI @AutumnVRose @Tim_Burgess It just felt like a natural shift and a growth in confidence @mag_pie342 @Tim_Burgess It’s from a documentary about children in care homes and it’s a direct quote from a kid ta… https://t.co/XVTcsD4ZeI @MySongHAIM Come undone! It’s a real work out for the arms @transgressiveHQ 🤬In 10 minutes we’ll kick off with Any Human Friend - thank you @Tim_Burgess for having me - feel free to ask me any… https://t.co/xDlEoiane9Tonight I’m taking part in #TimsTwitterListeningParty @Tim_Burgess - we’ll be playing Any Human Friend starting at… https://t.co/o0HiF16DI7
7/1
2020
Thanks to everyone who tuned in - you can watch the launch party, with lots of other fabulous performers, back in f… https://t.co/25LfdoahCcThis is tonight - tune in from 7pm 🏳️‍🌈 thank you for having me @AmnestyUK #PrideInside #Pride2020 https://t.co/ypyw72K5fD
6/28
2020
Thrilled to be taking part in @AmnestyUK's new Pride event, Pride Inside. I'll be playing some tunes from my bedroo… https://t.co/zCVfiuBa9R
6/23
2020
Tomorrow we're taking part in the @LoveRecsStores event! We're up at 2pm, streaming from our YouTube channel - feat… https://t.co/psR5q5Uvyz
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6/19
2020
excited to be taking part in the fabulous @Tim_Burgess listening parties! join us listening to Any Human Friend on… https://t.co/WLAp3PL5zc
5/21
2020
Highly recommend listening to this great new podcast about the queer experience of having kids. 🧡🧡well done… https://t.co/mPVLrCkZRV
5/18
2020
DIYsolation Festival this evening! I’ll be playing some tunes from 8pm GMT over on @diymagazine Instagram. Bring… https://t.co/BkuYDMVzO1
4/12
2020
@thebigmoon Ohhhhh baby https://t.co/GvpmosjxJx
3/31
2020
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3/27
2020
Getting to grips with houseparty @JellyDenniston https://t.co/Blud2Qmzg7
3/22
2020
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3/10
2020
very happy to be involved in this year's @RSDUK - you'll be able to get a limited edition 10" of the Any Human Frie… https://t.co/g1ijuzm7ztLONDON TONIGHT !!! 🎉🎉🎉 O2 Kentish Town Forum 🤯 Doors - 7 @HuskyLoops - 8 Super Spreader - 9 https://t.co/ylhxTAR0rK
3/5
2020
BRIGHTON 2NITEEEE!!! Concorde 2 Doors - 7.30 @donothingband - 8 Mackerel Hackerel - 9 📷 - @jackkirwin https://t.co/R0A0PnhrG5
3/4
2020
BIRMINGHAM 2NIIIITEEE! MAMA ROUX’S Doors - 7.30 @talkshowband - 8 The Hackstreet Bois - 9 https://t.co/91jeSf6qeyhttps://t.co/HoINGKN5QA
3/3
2020
NORWICH 2NIIIIITEEE! The Arts Centre Doors - 7.30 @donothingband - 8 Angry Floating Head - 9 https://t.co/skCJwYm5lK
3/2
2020
CARDIFF 2NIIIIIIITE! The Gate Doors - 7 @donothingband - 7.45 Balrog Hackman - 8.45 https://t.co/pr3WuuPK0J
2/29
2020
SHEFFIELD 2NIIIITEEEE The Leadmill Doors - 7.30 @donothingband - 8 Justacoupleofgirlshavingfunonthegrass - 9 https://t.co/dJJ8nZDqum
2/28
2020

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