The Slow Beings Bio
In Chronology And Out Of It: On The Same Page With The Slow Beings
The Present Day: Anonymous employee receives directive to begin band biography with quote from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (or Bob Bottom’s Bugged ).
2005: Craig Hallsworth (electrical guitar, vox) and Liam Coffey (electrical bass guitar, vox) begin correspondence, CH in Skinner Street, Holborn, and LC in Bishop’s Gate, Windsor.
2006: Dean Willoughby (drum set) leaves band.
2007: Hugh Veldon (drum set) joins band. Carl Properjohn (electrical guitar, vox) leaves band.
1822: The Shelley’s settle at Casa Magni, near Lerici.
2007: Hugh Veldon ponders his future with band.
2005: CH and LC compose first song together. “We Know Why The Earth Moves” will eventually become title track of SBs’ desperately-anticipated debut album.
1819: They depart for Leghorn.
2007: SBs complete recording at Bergerk! Studios in Chester Square. Lorne Clements (of Cologny, near Geneva) dispatches piano and hammond organ parts by sea mail.
2007: Hugh Veldon ponders his future with the Baxter family, of Dundee.
1832: SBs (CH, HV, LC and the other LC) tour Northcote and Abbotsford. All band members compete vigorously for opportunity to drive Rent-A-Bomb van to and from concert appearances. Also, Percy Florence is entered at Harrow.
2008: SBs sign to Hidden Shoal Recordings, celebrate with jar of Explosive Mixture.
1826: SBs receive rapturous plaudits for debut single, “I Waste The Sea,” from London Magazine, the Westminster Review and Keepsake.
2009: SBs airlifted into Chamounix on suicide mission to make valley as beautiful and picturesque as that of Servox.