Simmerdim: Curlew Sounds album launch

May 12th 2022, Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Singer, song writer Merlyn Driver will be hosting a one-off album launch in collaboration with the RSPB

7pm – 10pm, 12th May 2022

Merlyn Driver’s love for one of the UK’s most evocative but endangered birds, Eurasian Curlew, has inspired a range of musicians to come together and make an album celebrating the species and in turn support the RSPB’s work to save them.

Merlyn Driver, David Gray and Talvin Singh are among the line-up of bird-lovers who have contributed to Simmerdim: Curlew Sounds, a unique double-album of music created out of a love for these threatened waders, incorporating a wide range of styles, from electronic curlew sampling to Indian tabla and traditional British folk. The Curlew was added to the Red List of birds in 2015 – those recognised as most endangered – after numbers had almost halved over the previous two decades.

For more information or to order the CD, visit www.curlewsoundsproject.org or www.rspb.org.uk/curlewsounds.

 

We have x10 comps for this event.

Please email info@nomad.org.uk if you would like to reserve a place.