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Brummie Brit Award nominees The Guillemots are certainly far from the more conventional of bands. They embody a whimsical mysticism that extends far past the innovative and wonderful instruments that they use. Their music is like a dreamscape, vast and panoramic reaching the nether-regions of your mind. Being the front-man that he is, Fyfe Dangerfield is a mystery. He’s an enigma choosing not to reveal much about himself and keeping the secrets within the Pandora’s Box that is his mind locked up. Speaking about his secret gigs Fyfe minimally says: “It’s about doing gigs in a much more exciting way than normal. It creates more of a fun adventure or everyone and in the future, we’re not sure how we’ll go. I’m sure things will arise.” The band could be called teases in a way, playing with our minds and only satisfying them at the last minute. They did this with the secret gigs only releasing details at the last possible moment. It’s the same with their third album Walk the River which has taken a staggering three years to make but with this comes the dedication that all good bands should have. “We took a long time to write this record. About two years ago we started writing it and we just wanted to take a long time to get everyone excited rather than rushing in,” a calm Fyfe reveals.
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