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Bombay Bicycle Club go Bollywood

British indie band wrote much of their latest album in Bombay and one of their MTVs even has a Bollywood dance scene

Published on Jul 16, 2014 7:38 PM
 
(From left) Bombay Bicycle Club frontman Jack Steadman, bass player Ed Nash, guitarist Jamie MacColl and drummer Suren de Saram. -- PHOTO: SYMMETRY ENTERTAINMENT

Four albums in and British indie band Bombay Bicycle Club are finally living up to their name and have gone Bollywood.

Feel, a single from their latest release, So Long, See You Tomorrow, features not just a sample from Man Dole Mera Tan Dole, a song from 1954 Hindi film Nagin, but its music video also features a full-on Bollywood dance scene.

In a telephone interview from London, bass player Ed Nash tells Life! that while the new album has been influenced by a variety of music including hip-hop and dance, frontman Jack Steadman has been looking East quite a fair bit in recent times.

The band will be in Singapore to perform at *Scape's The Ground Theatre on July 29.

 
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BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB - LIVE IN SINGAPORE!

Where: The Ground Theatre, *Scape

When: July 29, 8pm

Admission: $90 from EventCliQue (www.eventclique.com) and $110 at the door