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Trashcan Chic (2008)

Contains scenes of mild peril.

Sister Planet (2009)

Tess Savage - Vocals and synth With Kavin's Acoustic Church (guitar and percussion) on "Breathe" With ShaunOTD (guitar) on "Never Really Knew Me" With Bethan Mathis (vocals) on "Lady Killigrew" and (support vocals) on "Ribbons" and "Sorcerer's Feet", and (tambourine) on "Sister Planet" With Gary Fox (original backing loops) on "Maen Llia" With Gumbo Stu (guitar) on "Sheltering Song" With Ben Willis (guitars) on "Jamaica Inn" With Dug Fazzani (fiddle) on "Sheltering Song", "Ribbons", "Jamaica Inn" and "Never Really Knew Me".

Juped 2k10 (2010)

My sparkly, cheesy, tongue-firmly-in-cheeky cartoon superheroine outer spacey concept album of joy. With Poor Man's Musica Box (percussion) on "Spaceman", "Micro Mini Space Cadet" and "Jupiter". With Soundsmith Kamachi (music) on "Eclipsed" & "Bohemia". With Gary Fox (synth loops/percussion) on "Aurora 19". With Bethan Mathis (vocal written and performed) on "Men From Mars" & "To the stars". With Drakonis (music) on "Europa". With Kirk Lynch (music) on "Night Fell", also with Bethan Mathis (vocal co-writer, and additional vocal) on "Night Fell". With Gary Essex (music) on "Mother". With John Sowersby (guitar) on "Micro Mini Space Cadet" and "Jupiter". Cello loop on "Venus" from freesounds.com

Suppressed Wish (2012)

Ethereal electronica, with a Celtic twist, mostly... Tess Savage - vocals, songs, arrangements, synths & strings Bethan Mathis - additional backing vocals on "Ink heart" and "Cornucopia" Mr Sandbags - beats and reichatron samples created for "Deep" and "Euphoria", and piano on "Breaking arrows" Geoffrey Armes - music and arrangement on "Is it love" and "Maid of stone" Igor Alexeev - piano on "Pillow" Aged Machine - music on "Ink heart" Soundsmith Kamachi - music and arrangement on "Suppressed wish", and music on"Cornucopia" Vivian Circle - music on "Flowers and sea waves" Paul Lennon - music on "Stars" "Pillow" lyrics by Brent Kinder

Catcam (2017)

Many thanks to my friends Natalie Doig, who allowed me to use part of her poetry for the verse lyric of Cathedrals, Geoffrey Armes for writing and performing the music of In Your Hands, and Steve Bone for the game-changing clarinet of Little Turncoats (though he recorded this part way back in 2009!). I used the following freesounds.com resources: 69606_Redhouse_91hiphoppiano0186bpm 26722_Leady_womensinging 320346_keinzweiter_plines-acoustic

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Sister Savage

BIOGRAPHY

Tess formed "Sister Savage" with herself in 2007, when she first heard about the RPM Challenge. Until this time, she had never written a song nor played an instrument. Not much has changed.

BAND MEMBERS
Mainly Tess, but occasionally she traps a musician, ties them up (some like this actually) and then pays them off. It really works.

YEARS COMPLETED
2008,2009,2010,2012,2017

GENRES
,Folk-Rock,Pop,Contemporary Celtic,Avant-Garde

OTHER BAND SITES
http://peppermintsky.bandcamp.com/


Completed Albums

Trashcan Chic(2008)

Contains scenes of mild peril.


Remedy
Frozen Light/Little England
Premonition
Ode To Myself   (preferred)
Hairpin
Learn To Fly
Jesus Calling
Flyer
Tiger Lovin' Thing
Song 10

Sister Planet(2009)

Tess Savage - Vocals and synth With Kavin's Acoustic Church (guitar and percussion) on "Breathe" With ShaunOTD (guitar) on "Never Really Knew Me" With Bethan Mathis (vocals) on "Lady Killigrew" and (support vocals) on "Ribbons" and "Sorcerer's Feet", and (tambourine) on "Sister Planet" With Gary Fox (original backing loops) on "Maen Llia" With Gumbo Stu (guitar) on "Sheltering Song" With Ben Willis (guitars) on "Jamaica Inn" With Dug Fazzani (fiddle) on "Sheltering Song", "Ribbons", "Jamaica Inn" and "Never Really Knew Me".


Sheltering Song   (preferred)
Jamaica Inn
Lady Killigrew
Sister Planet
Ribbons (in the trees)
Maen Llia
Breathe
Party Piece
Never Really Knew Me
So Much For Superheroes

Juped 2k10(2010)

My sparkly, cheesy, tongue-firmly-in-cheeky cartoon superheroine outer spacey concept album of joy. With Poor Man's Musica Box (percussion) on "Spaceman", "Micro Mini Space Cadet" and "Jupiter". With Soundsmith Kamachi (music) on "Eclipsed" & "Bohemia". With Gary Fox (synth loops/percussion) on "Aurora 19". With Bethan Mathis (vocal written and performed) on "Men From Mars" & "To the stars". With Drakonis (music) on "Europa". With Kirk Lynch (music) on "Night Fell", also with Bethan Mathis (vocal co-writer, and additional vocal) on "Night Fell". With Gary Essex (music) on "Mother". With John Sowersby (guitar) on "Micro Mini Space Cadet" and "Jupiter". Cello loop on "Venus" from freesounds.com


Spaceman
Io   (preferred)
Red Spider Nebula
Aurora 19
Bohemia
Eclipsed
Venus
Men From Mars (vox: Bethan Mathis)
Europa
To The Stars (vox: Bethan Mathis)
Night Fell

Suppressed Wish(2012)

Ethereal electronica, with a Celtic twist, mostly... Tess Savage - vocals, songs, arrangements, synths & strings Bethan Mathis - additional backing vocals on "Ink heart" and "Cornucopia" Mr Sandbags - beats and reichatron samples created for "Deep" and "Euphoria", and piano on "Breaking arrows" Geoffrey Armes - music and arrangement on "Is it love" and "Maid of stone" Igor Alexeev - piano on "Pillow" Aged Machine - music on "Ink heart" Soundsmith Kamachi - music and arrangement on "Suppressed wish", and music on"Cornucopia" Vivian Circle - music on "Flowers and sea waves" Paul Lennon - music on "Stars" "Pillow" lyrics by Brent Kinder


Deep
Cornucopia (future safe mix)   (preferred)
Euphoria
Ink heart
Breaking arrows
Flowers and sea waves
Pillow
Is it love?
Stars (jupiter mix)
Suppressed wish
Maid of stone

Catcam(2017)

Many thanks to my friends Natalie Doig, who allowed me to use part of her poetry for the verse lyric of Cathedrals, Geoffrey Armes for writing and performing the music of In Your Hands, and Steve Bone for the game-changing clarinet of Little Turncoats (though he recorded this part way back in 2009!). I used the following freesounds.com resources: 69606_Redhouse_91hiphoppiano0186bpm 26722_Leady_womensinging 320346_keinzweiter_plines-acoustic


In your hands
Cathedrals   (preferred)
Little turncoats
Invisible
I saw the sky
Skylar spins the moon
Hoping for snow
Magnificent Rain
The Hours
Catcam