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Shut up, from Silence Yourself studio album, Matador, Pop Noire, 2013.
Savages are an English rock band formed in 2011 in London. Their debut album, Silence Yourself was released on 6 May 2013 via Matador Records. It reached number 19 in the UK Albums Chart in May 2013, and was critically acclaimed. It peaked at number 5 on the Irish and the UK Independent Albums Chart, and at number 13 on the US Billboard Independent Albums chart. The band’s second album Adore Life, was released on 22 January 2016. Both albums were nominated for the Mercury Prize, in 2013 and 2016 respectively.
SAVAGES MANIFESTO #1:
SAVAGES’ INTENTION IS TO CREATE A SOUND, INDESTRUCTIBLE, MUSICALLY SOLID, WRITTEN FOR THE STAGE AND DESIGNED WITH ENOUGH NUANCES TO PROVIDE A WIDE RANGE OF EMOTIONS. SAVAGES ARE A SELF-AFFIRMING VOICE TO HELP EXPERIENCE OUR GIRLFRIENDS DIFFERENTLY, OUR HUSBANDS, OUR JOBS, OUR EROTIC LIFE, AND THE PLACE MUSIC OCCUPIES INTO OUR LIVES. SAVAGES’ SONGS AIM TO REMIND US THAT HUMAN BEINGS HAVEN’T EVOLVED SO MUCH, THAT MUSIC CAN STILL BE STRAIGHT TO THE POINT, EFFICIENT AND EXCITING.
SAVAGES MANIFESTO #2:
SAVAGES is not trying to give you something you didn’t have already, it is calling within yourself something you buried ages ago, it is an attempt to reveal and reconnect your PHYSICAL and EMOTIONAL self and give you the urge to experience your life differently, your girlfriends, your husbands, your jobs, your erotic life and the place music occupies in your life. Because we must teach ourselves new ways of POSITIVE MANIPULATIONS, music and words are aiming to strike like lightning, like a punch in the face, a determination to understand the WILL and DESIRES of the self.
Jason Lee Parry
Self-taught photographer Jason Lee Parry first picked up a camera at age fifteen. Caught in a whirlwind of travels and endless moves as a child, he needed an artistic outlet to express himself – and to unload the extreme visual stimulus that accompanies living in over fifteen states. Jason is known for his mastery of storytelling and his ability to capture raw, natural beauty. Mostly shooting film on location with all natural light, he approaches each shoot like he was making a movie, pushing the model into character. His images evoke undiluted sexiness mixed with a feeling of youthful freedom.
Erika Anette Linder Jervemyr (born 11 May 1990) is a Swedish model and actress. She is known as an androgynous model for modeling both male and female clothing. In 2016, she starred in the film Below Her Mouth.
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