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artist Meligrove Band

Toronto, ON, CANADA
We Are Busy Bodies
Alt Pop, Alt Rock

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The Meligrove Band return with BONES OF THINGS

After a four-year hiatus from touring, Toronto's Meligrove Band return with their strongest album to date, recorded by Jose Contreras (By Divine Right) at his Chicano Power Studio in rural Caledon, Ontario. "Bones of Things" is adventurous and full of catchy melodies you can't get out of your head. It's big and heavy, but it's also pop, and captures the band at its best. 

The new album will see a November 18 release via We Are Busy Bodies, the label that first released the vinyl edition of their breakthrough Planets Conspire album in 2006, and have long been friends and champions of the band. "Bones of Things" will be released on 180g vinyl. 

Press quotes about The Meligrove Band:

"This isn't disposable pop; this is stuff that gets into your bloodstream and overwhelms you" -Rough Trade Shops (Album of the Month)

"Equal parts Tin Pan Alley showmanship and spastic, psychedelic freakout" -SPIN

"Practically every song is murderously catchy, with a rickety charm" -The Times of London

“Trademark power-pop riffs, gang vocals and catchy choruses” -CBC

“Bones of Things shows off their strongest songwriting to date” -NOW Magazine

"Power pop perfection" -The Guardian (UK)

"Pop rock at its best" -MuchMusic

"Countless surprise twists and turns" -Pitchfork


Jason Nunes Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Darcy Rego Drums, Vocals
Michael Small Bass
Brian O'Reilly guitar, synth
Bones of Things
We Are Busy Bodies
November, 2014
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Shimmering Lights
Nevado Records
September, 2010
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Everyone's a Winner UK 7''
V2 Records
August, 2006
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Planets Conspire
V2 Records
January, 2006
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Let It Grow
Endearing Records
October, 2002
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Stars & Guitars
April, 2000
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Racingtoshimmeringlights 3:00
Our Love Will Make the World Go Round 3:28

Our Love Will Make the World Go Round

Drawings, animation and band footage by Mike White. Halifax/Toronto, 2007-2008. From the album "Planets Conspire"

Everyone's a Winner 3:51

Everyone's a Winner

2006. Directed by Ante Kovac. Edited by Jeff Scheven.

Before We Arrive 4:06

Before We Arrive

Directed by Ante Kovac for Revolver Films. Toronto, November 2003. From the album "Let it Grow" (Endearing Records NDR037).

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