THE 8TH SONG FROM "NEW IN BERLIN",
"CHANTING" IS RELEASED!
Yes, this time is here! Our 8th single 'Chanting' is now released.
As you know the new P's Bees album 'New In Berlin' is being released as singles straight to you. On every record, Persephone's Bees have one slow dreamy song. Much like 'Home' from 'Notes From The Underworld' (featured on 'The Sopranos', 'Chanting' has a strong soundtrack quality.
Put it in your iPod, and make it the soundtrack to your every day life, let us know how much you're loving it, hehe!
The song is availble at iTunes | CD Baby | Amazon
Every single off this record has its own page with lyrics, short little stories, for our creative indulgence and your creative pleasure! Dig in!
New Christmas songs are being finished, stay tuned!
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"Independence day" IS OUT NOW!
This song was written a few years ago and ended up a prediction of what's happening in this world these days! Big thanks to someone who made this video to the live version of our song Independence Day.
The song is availble at iTunes, CD Baby, and Amazon.
LIMITED EDITION EP/CD "Selections from the forthcoming new album." AVAILABLE NOW EXCLUSIVELY FROM OUR ONLINE STORE!
Click herE TO ORDER NOW!
Our new EP, "Selections From The Forthcoming New Album" is available now, exclusively from our online store.
The EP is a limited edition and contains 5 songs. The first 4 songs (Sex, New In Berlin, East / West, and I Like You) are from the forthcoming "New In Berlin" album. The closing track, "At Your Door" is a previously unreleased song recorded for "Notes From The Underworld".
Proceeds from the sales of this EP and our digital singles will fund our self-released vinyl version of "New In Berlin".
"NOTES FROM THE UNDERWORLD" RANKS # 2 in AMAZON'S TOP RATED GLAM DOWNLOADS.
Click here to see the top 20 list from Amazon's Top Rated Glam MP3 albums alongside Queen, David Bowie, Slade, The New York Dolls, Alice Cooper, & The Stooges. (Amazon's Top Rated lists are based on customer reviews).
"SEX" IS SOUND SPIKE's featured MP3 of the day
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"EAST/WEST", The 3Rd SINGle AND VIDEO from our new album ARE ONLINE now!
Click here to listen to the new single "East/West", read the lyrics, and sing along! You get the song at iTunes, CD Baby, or Amazon.
We also have a brand new video for the song that you can watch online now.
"NICE DAY", FEATURED IN PRE-SHOW MUSIC FOR THE OFF BROADWAY PLAY "GRUESOME INJURIES"
Our friends Gwendolyn and Brandon Jay composed music for an off broadway play that opened this week at the 2nd StageTheatre called Gruesome Playground Injuries. The play stars Dexter's Jennifer Carpenter, and The Wire's Pablo Schreiber.
They also put together the pre-show music, which contains Persephone's Bees' Nice Day. If you go see the play you'll be hearing P's Bees!
"SANTA BABY", A NEW FREE SONG AND VIDEO
Enjoy! This song came about very spontaneously: Tom and I were in the studio playing around, we were playing Kinks' Tired Of Waiting and were doing it instrumentally, more upbeat and faster and suddenly I started singing Santa Baby against it, next thing we knew we had a recording of it and here it is. Turn it up loud and dance to it all the way to Christmas and beyond!
The video was made in NYC, Paul and myself went to all these fancy shops and while pretending to shop we were filming, it felt like we were two little kids stealing candy! It was exciting!
Click here to watch it now.
Download the song free - click here!
"I Like You", The 2nd SINGle from our new album is ONLINE now!
NEW video and a free live MP3 of the song.
Click here to watch the new video for "I Like You", read the lyrics, and sing along! We are also giving away a special live version of the song, from our appearance on WFMU, as a FREE DOWNLOAD (no hassles like having to sign up for anything.). If you enjoy the free download and video, you can show your support by purchasing the song at iTunes, CD Baby, or Amazon.
NEW T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE AT OUR ONLINE STORE
Bee-Shirts are here!
Two new Persephone's Bees T-Shirt designs are available now at our online store.
The "honey comb" design in pink and white is available in black, charcoal or teal blue shirts, and the Russian "I Love Rock 'N Roll" design is available in black.
These are a limited run, so be sure to order yours soon!
PERSEPHONE'S BEES On WFMU - WED NOV 17th
ARCHIVED SHOW AVILABLE ONLINE NOW
Wednesday, November 17th, 9pm - Midnight EST
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show - listen to the archived show @ wfmu.org. You can also watch a video of "We've Just Begun" here.
After 10 years in the Bay Area, Persephone's Bees recently relocated to NYC and they're bringing their edgy pop sounds to WFMU for your enjoyment. The vocals of Russian-born lead singer Angelina Moysov fall somewhere between the Cardigans and Komeda, according to the Onion A/V Club -- who also described their music as "instantly likeable." Hear them for yourselves Wednesday the 17th at 9pm on the Evan "Funk" Davies show, and maybe you'll hear their Status Quo cover. And keep an eye out for their third LP, coming soon.
NEW VIDEO FOR THE NEW SINGLE
"UGLY THING" AVAILABLE NOW!
It's finally here! the first single from our new album "Ugly Thing", will be available now at CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon, and other download stores. The album will be released as a series of digital singles, but we will have some special offers and surprises along the way.
Click here to watch the video and listen to the song.
We want to thank the amazing team of people who made the video. Huge thanks to Mareesa Stertz who produced, directed, and edited the video with her company The Seeing Machine. Joseph Seif was the director of photography, and the great special effects were done by Gooby Herms. The stylist for the video was Angel Phillips. Additional credits, lyrics, and more information are available here.
We had a bloody good time making this for you, and hope you enjoy it!
SWEET RELIEF BENEFIT CD OUT OCT. 26
Our version of "Sleigh Ride" is coming out October 26th on SOC Music's release “The Sounds of Christmas, Volume 2″ which will benefit Sweet Relief. Also appearing on this collection are Belinda Carlisle from the GoGos, Dave Stewart, and many more. You can pre-order the CD here.
FOLLOW PERSEPHONE'S BEES On iTUNES PING
We just got our iTunes PING account fired up and invite you all to follow us. We'll be uploading and posting more on there soon, so reserve your space now!
NEW VIDEO & FREE DOWNLOAD FOR "FIRST WE TAKE MANHATTAN" ONLINE NOW!
Kids, so here it is. This was recorded in some hotel a few days ago in the middle of nowhere while we're touring through America. Inspired by a political early morning coffee conversation and suddenly strongly identifying with Leonard Cohen's poetry. While mixing the song and listening to it a bunch the idea of the video came to my head, a simple video utilizing everything we had right there and then: hotel room, beds, flash light, door way, making Persephone's Bees flag out of a piece of paper and drum sticks. This was very spontaneous, unexpected (the song and the video) but done with love and care and the desire to fight the evil even more now than ever! Click here to watch the video and download the song.
Enjoy and spread the love! Angelina
PERSEPHONE'S BEES ANNOUNCE US TOUR FOR SEPT 2010
P's Bees will be touring their way to New York City this September with Tornado Rider. Initial dates have been announced. Stay tuned for a few more spots yet to be confirmed. Check our tour page for additional details.
PERSEPHONE'S BEES HEAD TO NEW YORK ... FAREWELL SAN FRANCISCO SHOW SOLD OUT @ CAFE DU NORD - THANK YOU!
"Thanks San Francisco for the most incredible and sold out show tonight! You're all in our hearts, was so lovely to see all of your faces, thanks to all the friends and fans for showing up and giving us such a warm support and goodbye before we hit the road. We feel sad now, but we'll be back to play many many times. I already miss everything and everyone here ..." - Angelina & P's Bees
"NOTES FROM THE UNDERWORLD"
CD BABY STAFF PICK LIST
"Notes From The Underworld" continues to be celebrated, as CD Baby lists it in their Staff Picks list.
You can buy the CD, or download the album at CD Baby now - click here.
PERSEPHONE'S BEES LIVE @ THE SHAMAN'S DEN
For anyone who missed the live broadcast of our visit to Frank Moore's Shaman's Den on January 17th; you can listen to the whole performance and interview online now the Shaman's Den archives.
"Angelina Moysov has a delivery that demands attention... Well crafted rock shaken with a cutting pop edge and played by experience, not dress up." – SF Examiner - click to read more.
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"Sultry gypsies with a pinch of punk" – Frank Moore
"Trying to confine [Persephone's Bees] to a specific genre is a lost cause. They are more like an elephant-sized beehive stuffed with Russ Meyers’ Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy, the poetry of Osip Mandelstam, and most importantly, life experience." – Adam Joseph - The Monterey County Weekly
Live Daily write up and photos from January 2010 show at the Roxy.
Check out SOME videos from our trip to Paris
on our new official blog!
Watch some live videos from out tour of France at this blog post and click here to watch an intimate acoustic performance of "Comment Te Dire Adieru". Visit our pic folder at myspace.com/persephonesbees for additional photos and stories of P's Bees adventures in Paris.
PERSEPHONE'S BEES TWIST ONE UP WITH SHOWTIME'S ACCLAIMED SERIES - "WEEDS"
Fans of the Showtime series "Weeds" know that a different musician records the theme song, "Little Boxes" by Malvina Reynolds, for every episode. Persephone's Bees add their own twist to the song on Season 3 Episode 12 - entitled "The Dark Time."
Listen to the P's Bees version of the theme here.
"P's Bees music ... is not only great, it's instantly likable."
– THE ONION
"P's Bees music - spit-shined, danceable Euro-pop reminiscent of a funkier Cardigans or a straighter Komeda - is not only great, it's instantly likable. Thanks to the obvious chemistry between sexy Russian singer/keyboardist Angelina Moysov and virtuoso guitar player Tom Ayres, more over, so are the live shows." writes the Onion. Click here to view the news clipping.
PERSEPHONE'S BEES SONG "HOME" APPEARS ON
AWARD WINNING HBO SERIES - "THE SOPRANOS"
The 76th episode of the critically acclaimed and award winning HBO original series, The Sopranos, features "Home" by Persephone's Bees. You can hear the song here in a fan made video.
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