Serafina Steer releases her third album, the Jarvis Cocker produced ‘The Moths Are Real’ on January 14 th 2013.. Peckham born and raised, Serafina is a hugely talented and original harp playing multi instrumentalist and vocalist.
Previous albums, the debut ‘Cheap Demo Bad Science’ (2006) and ‘Change Is Good, Change Is Good’ (2010) were both well received, with MOJO awarding the latter 5/5 and Jarvis Cocker cited it as his favourite album of the year. As a consequence he has produced the forthcoming album.
Serafina is accompanied on the new album by amongst others, Steve Mackey, Jarvis Cocker, The Boxettes, Polar Bear’s Seb Roachford and The Flying Lizards’ wizard David Cunningham. Recording took place at The Way Studios, Old Street, The Square in East London, Konk, Fish Factory and St.Leonards Church variously between December 2011 and June 2012.
- Serafina Steer’s The Moths Are Real is a gentle addition to the world of harp-based pop (metro.co.uk)
- Serafina Steer: The Moths Are Real – review (guardian.co.uk)
- Serafina Steer got Jarvis Cocker to produce her new album and direct its first video (brooklynvegan.com)
- London Sinfonietta New Music Show, Queen Elizabeth Hall, SE1 – review (standard.co.uk)
- Whatever You Love You Are: Adrian Crowley (fracturedair.com)
- Jarvis Cocker says Pulp will not record new music (contactmusic.com)
- New Music Show 3, London Sinfonietta, Southbank Centre, review (telegraph.co.uk)
- Serafina (steelkaleidoscopes.typepad.com)
- Jarvis Cocker Says Pulp Not Writing New Music, Reunion Probably Ending Soon (pitchfork.com)
- Dinner Plans: Serafina (oceandrive.com)