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half handed cloud / I was a king

blood brothers ep



Released: 19th Dec 2011


this release in splendour’s split series features the delicate, homespun, folky pop of egersund, norway’s i was a king & sublimely eclectic indie oddballs half-handed cloud.

i was a king offer up their bright 60’s-pop style single ‘happy’, featuring robyn hitchcock plus a cover of half-handed cloud’s ‘baby moon’. half handed cloud unleash a lightning quick 5 track ep entitled ‘blood brothers’ in 4-&-a-half-minutes, which takes a look at the story of several christian missionaries in different geographical & historical contexts, plus a cover of i was a king’s ‘california’.

blood brothers ep


  1. The Conscience of Cortés- half handed cloud
  2. Foiled by Captain Landecho- half handed cloud
  3. Francis Drake Dreaming- half handed cloud
  4. California (I Was A King cover)- half handed cloud
  5. Roald Read the Passage- half handed cloud
  6. happy- i was a king
  7. Baby Moon (Half-Handed Cloud cover)- i was a king