Who We Were and What We Meant By It

by My Two Toms


stitch018 — LP, 2010

    Side A

  1. Tom-Tom the Lonely Pony
  2. Quieten
  3. Ya Ya
  4. Ballad of Karen Glenn
  5. Clementine
  6. The Silent Cinema
  7. Louden
  8. Lullaby for John

    Side B

  1. The Bounty
  2. Hootie
  3. Supermalt
  4. Lottie
  5. Finding Old Things
  6. Pumpkin
  7. George and James
  8. Chicken Fried Steak
  9. I Was at School

Who We Were and What We Meant By It is the third album by My Two Toms. It was recorded between 2002 and 2008 at home by the band, with François, Matt Jones and Kate Wright. It is due for national release on 14th February 2011, on vinyl LP with a digital download, and beautiful cover art by Bjorn Rune Lie.

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"Album closer ‘I Was At School’ is heartbreakingly sincere; shorn of vocals, My Two Toms’s music has a wonderful clarity of feeling." — Drowned in Sound 8/10 Recommended

"Their instrumentals are still full of tender plucks, lullabies and roving melodies warmly captured, intentionally unadorned ... A subtle, but cinematic score for all the days of the week." — Venue Magazine ★★★★☆

"The Toms always sound like they were born to play together, each bouncing off the others playing so that each piece is filled with wonderful little touches and melodic surprises." — Norman Records ★★★★★ Recommended


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Press Images

Cover art (15cm x 15cm, 300dpi, 900kb zip file)

Band photograph (17.8cm x 17.9cm, 300dpi, 2.7Mb zip file)