I still find it a bit weird referring to the Shadow Orchestra as Talk In Colour, but I’m sure I’ll get used to it.
We’re oh-so-close to finishing off our new album, but it’s still missing that certain something. So we headed to our old haunt – Treacle Studios in Shoreditch – to muck about with a load of percussion and make some noise.
Chris in the control room:
In order to create a suitably uninhibited vibe, we utilised a few bottles of this amazing stuff – Marks & Spencers’ alcoholic ginger ale. Very tasty and perfect for a chilly winter evening:
(If M&S would like to sponsor our new album, we’d be very grateful…)
Mary gets her cowbell action on. Standing on a dolly is optional but adds a certain edge of excitement:
It turns out a metal bin is a remarkably effective drum – Bangin’!
With a bit of luck, we should have the whole album finished by Christmas. It’s sounding great already, and I can’t wait to unleash it on the world.