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The Dead Moths


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    Tell Me
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    Wild Birds
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    Letters from Berlin
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The Moths! were the exhilarating brain-child of west-London song writing duo James Fox (lyrics, lead vocals) and Dave Lightfoot (guitar, music) who, with help from producer and keyboardist Jon Vick, started writing and recording songs together in a bedroom studio in August 2006.
Drawing comparisons with the The Human League, Wire, Buzzcocks and early Adam & The Ants, the Moths made poetic indie, new wave, post-punk pop with the emphasis on clever lyrics and instantly memorable guitar riffs.
Their first single ‘Games’ was released as a triple A-side (with ‘Wild Birds’ and ‘Valentine‘) by cult indie imprint Label Fandango. It was hailed by Mark Ronson and ARTROCKER and received critical acclaim from NME, as well as gaining extensive radio support from Radio One (Zane Lowe) It was also named single of the week by Steve Lamacq and the band were invited to record live sessions with John Kennedy (XFM) and Marc Riley (BBC 6 music)
The Moths! spent most of 2007 touring the UK, supporting bands including Foals, Good Shoes and the 1990s, recording new demos and turning themselves into one of the most exciting live bands in the country.
Only ever releasing one official single/EP; 'Games/Wild Birds/Valentine’ on Label Fandango The Moths! disbanded at the end of 2007.


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