Fie! Fie! Fie
Every Monday we will be bringing you an unsigned singer or band as part of our Independent Music Monday feature. This week, we caught up with XXX find out more about Fie! Fie! Fie…
Who is in the band, how did you meet, where are you from and how did you come up with the band name?
Fie! Fie! Fie! are; Pete Long (Guitar), Avon Blyth (Bass), Matt Burnside (Multi-Instrumentalist), Daniel Varley (Vocal).
The band met mainly through Pete and local music events and associations.
We are from the Leeds area, West Yorkshire, England, UK, third rock from the Sun, can’t miss it.
The band name is; Fie! Fie! Fie! - like a hot tasty Pie, or a smart silk Tie. The word Fie is an Elizabethan/Shakespearean English expression for disgust and disapproval. We could go on about the name - but we’d urge listeners to follow the sound and learn for their own ends, or better still; beginnings.
Who were your musical influences when you were growing up and who are your influences now?
Matt : Radiohead, Jagwar Ma, Gunship, The Head & The Heart, Pink Floyd, John Butler
Avon : McFly, Busted, Son Of Dork, Courage My Love…
Pete : Mogwai, Sigur Ros, Stranglers, Pixies, John Martyn, Bonobo, Abba, Husker Du, dEUS, Peter Gabriel, blah, blah, blah...
Dan : The Smiths, All About Eve, The Wonder Stuff, Cud, The Wedding Present, The Mission, New Order, Pop Will Eat Itself, Dizzy Gillespie, Joy Division, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Gary Numan, Lorde, Roxy Music, Wolf Alice, Arcade Fire, Hurts, endless list.... but really; are there any, and are they, truly?
How would you describe your sound?
What is your latest single called and what was the influence behind it?
Our latest single is the Double-A Side Single; ‘Edge of Space’ / ‘Everything I Told You’. The influenza to the lyrics are; relationships, personally and with our very existence on Earth. This could get quite cosmic - you should just listen to the music.
What’s your local music scene like?
Rich, poorly paid and underrated.
What do you have planned for the next 12 months? Any albums or festivals?
We will have a new album released soon, plus scheduled dates for events of the likes never before seen or indeed heard.
Is there anyone you’d love to collaborate with?
We like to collaborate with each other. Band see.
Any funny stories surrounding your live performances?
What is the one thing that you want readers to know about your band?
You can find out more about Fie! Fie! Fie at their website or via Bandcamp, Facebook, Instagram, Soundcloud, Spotify, Twitter or YouTube. You can also email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.