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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Premiere! Brand New Music from Nouela (Ex-People Eating People)

Posted by on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 11:42 AM

First, the bad news: The beloved piano-laced pop project People Eating People is dead. Kaput. Over.

But now, the good news. The great news, even. The band's singer/pianist (and only permanent member), Nouela Johnston, has streamlined her musical efforts into a new project called, simply, Nouela. Her debut album, Chants, will be released June 12 on the Control Group (the same label that released the great PEP record) and we're so excited to debut the fantastic first single, "Fight," on Line Out:

The song carries a poise and confidence not heard during Johnston's time in Mon Frere, or even People Eating People. Perhaps that comes from the fact that not only did she play almost all the instruments on the record, but she also co-produced it. It is the purest form of her talents that we've ever heard.

Nouela will play Chop Suey this Friday, April 13th, and the Comet Friday, April 27th. You'd be a fool not to attend at least one, if not both, of the shows.


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very bad homo 1
That People Eating People CD is pretty much on constant rotation for me...can't get enough!
Posted by very bad homo on April 12, 2012 at 12:49 PM · Report this
lucida c. 2
Does Nouela Johnston have a website? I found her twitter and a defunct PEP MySpace. I just want to know what time the Comet show starts and how much it'll cost. (I checked the Comet website already, their show calendar appears to be broken.)
Posted by lucida c. on April 12, 2012 at 2:59 PM · Report this
gosh this song is great! i just looked up the comet event but couldn't find it.
Posted by Rando on April 12, 2012 at 4:02 PM · Report this
Megan Seling 4
From the latest Comet calendar e-mail:


I'd guess 9-9:30 pm start time.
Posted by Megan Seling on April 12, 2012 at 4:30 PM · Report this
Yeah, The Comet's website is not very helpful.

This reminds me a lot of recent Mirah.
Posted by floater on April 12, 2012 at 7:57 PM · Report this
I don't get it... if a band is essentially just you anyway, why the need to start a "new" band that is still essentially just you? Especially when new you is just a natural progression but still remarkably similar to old you?
Posted by idontreallygetit on April 28, 2012 at 12:16 AM · Report this

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