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The MewX Podcast

The MewX Podcast

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This is THE Mew podcast, 100% for fans by fans. In each episode we aim to reminisce and talk nostalgia, as well as analyze and discuss everything about each song in the Mew back catalog.
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#036 And the Glass Handed Kites (15 Year Anniversary Special)
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! It's been 15 years since Mew's classic album "And the Glass Handed Kites" was released. We celebrate the occasion with a special episode, packed to the gills with personal stories and anecdotes, shared by your hosts, and many other frengers, related to the album. This episode is the last episode of season 3. We'll be back again soon with season 4. Thank you for listening. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. And the Glass Handed Kites, Spotify Mew Live In Copenhagen DVD Live versions mentioned: Mew Live In Copenhagen, Full Concert, 2006 Other links: The Making of And the Glass Handed Kites And the Glass Handed Kites promotional video Mew interview about the Danish Music Awards (In Danish) Mew wins Best Danish Album award (In Danish) Jonas Bjerre wins Best Danish Singer award (In Danish) Mew interview on The Voice, Finland, 2005 Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Official Music Video) 1917, IMDb Death Stranding, Wikipedia Agent Fresco - Howls (Official Music Video) NRK P3 Sessions setlist, 2005 Album reviews: Pitchfork, 2006 Drowned In Sound, 2005 Sputnik Music, 2006 Punk News, 2006 Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @xlethalxminx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
2:04:05
September 19, 2020
#035 Satellites
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! In this episode we reminisce about Mew's big comeback song from 2015, "Satellites." We also discuss how the song developed through the years, from its live debut in 2012, under the working title, "Klassen." Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Satellites, Album version Satellites, Philharmonic version Satellites, Official music video Live versions mentioned: Klassen, Live at Roskilde, 2012 Klassen, Live at Roundhouse, London, 2013 Satellites, Live at Roskilde, 2015 Satellites, Rhapsody Stripped Down Live, 2015 Lyrics: Satellites lyrics Recommendations: Hammock - Cliffside Kent - Ensammast i Sverige The Beatles - Here Comes the Sun Mew - Nothingness and No Regrets Dave Matthews Band - Satellite (Official video) Other links: Casper Balslev's official website Mew interview on KCSN 88.5 FM Making of the Satellites music video on Elektropastete's website Article about the Satellites music video on Fader Guns Akimbo, IMDb Black Mirror, IMDb 'Amp goes to 11' from This is Spinal Tap If They Had Cellphones in Older Movies - Cinemassacre Smash Mouth - All Star, played on thongophones Billie Eilish - Bad Guy played on boomwhackers Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @xlethalxminx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:38:18
September 14, 2020
#034 Repeaterbeater
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! We take a deep dive into the radio-friendly, yet mysterious, song from "No More Stories..."; Repeaterbeater. What's going on in the song, and in the music video? It repeats itself. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Repeaterbeater, Album version Repeaterbeater, Official Video, long version Repeaterbeater, Official Video, short version Live versions mentioned: Repeaterbeater, Live in Bristol, 2009 Lyrics: Repeaterbeater lyrics Recommendations: 'It is happening again' - Twin Peaks This Town Needs Guns - Cat Fantastic, Album version Linkin Park - What I've Done, Official Video Groundhog Day, IMDb Other links: Behind the Scenes of the Repeaterbeater Music Video Mew talking about the No More Stories album Forget Your Name - Nimja Hypnosis Hypnosis, Mayo Clinic 'Omelette du Fromage', Dexter's Laboratory Meshuggah - Clockwork, Official Video Heather's breakdown of Repeaterbeater: Starts in 3/4 x 4 4/4 x 4 First verse 6/4 7/4 x 2 3/4 7/4 6/4 7/4 3/4 6/4 4/4 x 2 60 beats throughout verse altogether Chorus 6/4 6/4 4/4 6/4 Repeat Chorus outro (Show me something good) 4/4 x 3 6/4 5/4 4/4 6/4 Second verse 5/4 8/4 7/4 6/4 4/4 6/4 3 /4 4/4 7/4 5/4 x 2 60 beats throughout verse altogether Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @xlethalxminx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:21:05
September 7, 2020
#033 Cross the River on Your Own
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! We're joined by fellow Frenger, Nico, as we discuss the beautiful album ender from + -; "Cross the River on Your Own." Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Guest: Nico. Cross the River on Your Own, Album version Live versions mentioned: Cross the River on Your Own, Live at Tavastia, Helsinki, 2014 Lyrics: Cross the River on Your Own lyrics Recommendations: Coldplay - O This Will Destroy You - They Move On Tracks Of Never-Ending Light Lykke Li - Never Gonna Love Again, Official Video Lykke Li - I Follow Rivers, Official Video Dry the River - Lion’s Den Other links: Styx, Wikipedia Apparatjik, Wikipedia Apparatjik - Antlers, Official Video Apparatjik - Julia, Lyric Video Julia Pastrana, Wikipedia Mew Reddit AMA, 2015 Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @xlethalxminx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:09:56
August 31, 2020
#032 In A Better Place
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! Join us, as we discuss the synth-heavy opener from the Visuals tour, "In A Better Place." What kind of symbolism do we find in the lyrics, and in the music video? Credits: Host: Ann Lancaster Co-hosts: Thomas Dyregaard, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. In A Better Place, Official Video In A Better Place, Purity Ring Remix Live versions mentioned: In A Better Place, Live on KEXP, 2017 In A Better Place, Live at The Circus, Helsinki, 2017 Lyrics: In A Better Place lyrics Recommendations: Muse - Starlight, Official Video Kent - Columbus, Official Video White Lies - Don't Want to Feel It All, Official Video Majora's Mask, Wikipedia DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2010), Full movie Other links: Purity Ring (feat. Jonas Bjerre) - Peacefall Kachina, Wikipedia N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT), Wikipedia The Simpsons - Homer and Lisa in a Floating Tank The End: Jonas Bjerre of Mew on Endings and Death, Under the Radar, 2017 BEN Drowned, Creepypasta Wiki Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @xlethalxminx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:16:57
August 24, 2020
#031 Behind the Drapes
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! This week your regular podcast hosts go "Behind the Drapes," and hand over the mics to fellow Frengers; Keir, Keegan and Joey. Credits: Host: Keir Martin Co-hosts: Keegan Davey and Joey Hein. Behind the Drapes, Album version Behind the Drapes, Backdrop visuals Lyrics: Behind the Drapes lyrics Recommendations: Real Estate - Kinder Blumen Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man Delays - Wanderlust Other links: Mew - Count To Ten The Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight, Tonight (Official Video) Pixies - No 13 Baby Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Keir: Instagram: keirmartin93 Keegan: Instagram: keegfaceee Joey: Instagram: joeysdreamscapes E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
40:05
August 17, 2020
#030 Panda
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! Once again, we go back to the early days of Mew, and discuss "Panda," which was featured both on the demo, "6 Songs" and the debut album, "A Triumph For Man." And who is Andy Pandy? Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Panda, Album version Panda, Demo version Panda, Music video Live versions mentioned: Panda, Live at Tavastia, Helsinki, 2014 Lyrics: Panda lyrics Recommendations: A Whisker Away, IMDb Child's Play, IMDb Blinkende lygter (Flickering Lights), IMDb Other links: Mew Reddit AMA, 2015 Dogme 95, Wikipedia Idioterne (The Idiots), IMDb Andy Pandy, IMDb Andy Pandy, full episode, 1952 Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @xlethalxminx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
48:45
August 10, 2020
#029 Sometimes Life Isn't Easy
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! In this episode we talk about another favorite among many Frengers; Sometimes Life Isn't Easy, from the Album "No More Stories..." We discuss the different versions of the song, and read out a personal letter from a Frenger. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Sometimes Life Isn't Easy, Album version Sometimes Life Isn't Easy, Radio Edit Sometimes Life Isn't Easy, Mexico version Live versions mentioned: Sometimes Life Isn't Easy, Live at Roskilde, 2012. Lyrics: Sometimes Life Isn't Easy lyrics Recommendations: R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts (Music video) Eminem - Rock Bottom Daniel Powter - Bad Day (Music video) Other links: Rick Astley - Everlong (Foo Fighters Live Cover) Mirrormask, IMDb Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @xlethalxminx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:07:58
August 3, 2020
#028 Say You're Sorry
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! This week we go back in time, to a song that never made it to an album. Say You're Sorry first featured on the demo tape, "6 Songs" from 1995. Join us in exploring the beginning of Mew. Credits: Host: Heather Tinneny Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Thomas Dyregaard. Say You're Sorry, demo version Say You're Sorry, ATFM bonus version Lyrics: Say You're Sorry lyrics Recommendations: Opeth - To Rid The Disease Antethic feat. Emilia Bahamonde - New Terrain (Mew Cover) My Bloody Valentine - Sometimes Other links: What Realistic Film Dialogue Sounds Like Justin Bieber - Sorry Proof All Nickelback Songs Are The Same Canon in D (Pachelbel's Canon) - Cello & Piano Rob Paravonian's Pachelbel Rant at Penn State Oasis - Wonderwall But Liam Keeps Singing the Wrong Song Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @xlethalxminx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
55:55
July 27, 2020
#027 A Dark Design/Saviours of Jazz Ballet (Fear Me, December)
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! After a long break, we're back with the third season of the podcast. We start off with a double-header; A Dark Design and Saviours of Jazz Ballet (Fear Me, December), from the classic album, "And the Glass Handed Kites." Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. A Dark Design, album version Saviours of Jazz Ballet (Fear Me, December), album version A Dark Design, Red version Live versions mentioned: Mew Live in Copenhagen, 2006. Lyrics: A Dark Design lyrics Saviours of Jazz Ballet lyrics Recommendations: Dark, German TV-series, Wikipedia article Superfamily - Taxi Dancing A-ha - Take On Me Oceansize - A Penny's Weight Other links: A Dark Design on SongMeanings Rebecca Stark singing soprano on A Dark Design Dune, novel, Wikipedia article Freedom for Humanity, Wikipedia article Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @xlethalxminx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:09:52
July 20, 2020
#026 She Spider
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! The gang is back with a one-off episode recorded on December 27, 2019. The plan was originally to release season 3 in early 2020, but busy personal lives forced us to postpone our plans. We decided to release this episode now, since we had it laying around, and hope it can offer some temporary relief during these trying times we're in. We'll be back soon with the full season, with a lot of great songs lined up! Stay safe! Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. She Spider, album version Live versions mentioned: She Spider, Provinssirock Festival, Finland, 2005. New Terrain (She Spider prologue), Java Rockin'Land, Indonesia, 2009. Other links: She Spider lyrics She Spider, acoustic version She Spider, cover version by Kayas The Lord of the Rings - Shelob's Lair Norwegian minister criticised for refugee sea stunt, BBC Arachnophobia (1990), Theatrical trailer Arachnophobia, IMDb Limp Bizkit - Take a Look Around, Music video Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:39:47
April 13, 2020
#025 No More Stories... (10 Year Anniversary Special)
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! On the day of the release of this episode, the fantastic Mew album, "No More Stories...", turns 10. We celebrate this by discussing our relationship with the album, hear from other frengers, talk favorite songs, and much, much more. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. No More Stories... for sale at the Mew Store Live clips mentioned: Mew Live at The Interface Part 1 Mew Live at The Interface Part 2 Mew Live at The Interface Part 3 Mew Live at The Interface Part 4 Mew Live at Institute of Contemporary Arts, London Part 1 Mew Live at Institute of Contemporary Arts, London Part 2 Mew Live at Institute of Contemporary Arts, London Part 3 Mew Live at Institute of Contemporary Arts, London Part 4 Music videos: Introducing Palace Players Beach Repeaterbeater Reviews mentioned: MewX, by Stefano Perfili BBC, by Mike Diver Rock Freaks, by Tim Larsen Drowned In Sound, by James Skinner Slant Magazine, by Jesse Cataldo Other links: Mew's video diaries Apparatjik live at CTM10, Berlin, 2010 Apparatjik - Ferreting Frengers Facebook group Fiona Apple - When the Pawn... Wikipedia article Chumbawamba - The Boy Bands Have Won... Wikipedia article M/M Paris official website Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:52:22
August 17, 2019
#024 Rows
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! It's the end of season 2 of the podcast, and we close it out with Mew's longest song to date, Rows. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Special guest: Holly Gamblin. Rows, album version Live version mentioned: Rows, Live at Roskilde, 2015. Rows, Live with Copenhagen Phil, Copenhagen, 2017. Rows, clip with monkey backdrop from Village Underground, London, 2015. Other links: Rows lyrics Radiohead - Burn the Witch Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:15:38
July 1, 2019
#023 Snow Brigade
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! This episode is all about the song that always gets the crowd singing along. A true favorite among most Frengers, Snow Brigade. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Special guest: Erik-André Vik Mamen. Snow Brigade, album version Snow Brigade, Live Sessions EP version Live version mentioned: Snow Brigade, Live at The Danish Music Awards, 2003. Snow Brigade, Live on KEXP, Seattle, 2017. Snow Brigade, Live at KB Hallen, Copenhagen, 2006. Snow Brigade, Oddvar's recording from Barcican Centre in London, 2018. Other links: Snow Brigade lyrics Snow Brigade cover version Mew's YouTube channel Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:09:11
June 24, 2019
#022 That Time on the Ledge
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! In this episode we talk inner urges, as we discuss the beautiful That Time on the Ledge. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. That Time on the Ledge, single version Live version mentioned: That Time on the Ledge, Live at Pustervik, Gothenburg, 2014. That Time on the Ledge, Live at BeatDay, Copenhagen, 2007. That Time on the Ledge, Live at Village Underground, London, 2015. Other links: That Time on the Ledge lyrics That Time on the Ledge, Homemade music video That Time on the Ledge, Backdrop video Christopher Walken - Annie Hall China Glass Bridge - Crack Effect Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
44:58
June 17, 2019
#021 An Envoy to the Open Fields
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! This week we talk all about the dark and majestic track from And the Glass Handed Kites, An Envoy to the Open Fields. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. An Envoy to the Open Fields, album version An Envoy to the Open Fields, philharmonic version An Envoy to the Open Fields, Live Session EP version Live version mentioned: An Envoy to the Open Fields, Live at KB Hallen, Copenhagen, 2006. An Envoy to the Open Fields, Live with Copenhagen Philharmonic, Copenhagen, 2017. Other links: An Envoy to the Open Fields Lyrics Moiré pattern, Wikipedia article Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
51:14
June 10, 2019
#020 Silas the Magic Car/Reprise
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! In this episode we are joined by the Danish Frenger, Maja Aaby Pedersen, and talk about Silas the Magic Car, and its Reprise. If you're not familiar with the songs, we recommend listening to them before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Special guest: Maja. Silas The Magic Car, album version Reprise, album version Live version mentioned: Silas The Magic Car, Live at Roskilde with dancing ghosts, 2012. Reprise, Live at Operaen, Copenhagen, 2010. Other links: Silas The Magic Car lyrics Reprise lyrics P6 Beat elsker Mew, 6 hours of Mew on Danish radio Turbolens feat. Silas the Magic Ghost - Dronemor Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx Maja: Instagram: meapmaja E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:10:10
June 3, 2019
#019 Candy Pieces All Smeared Out
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! In this episode we about Candy Pieces All Smeared out from Visuals with the Finland based British Mew fanatic, Dean Pattrick. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Special guest: Dean Pattrick. Candy Pieces All Smeared Out, album version Live version mentioned: Candy Pieces All Smeared Out, Live at The Fillmore, San Francisco, 2017. Other links: Candy Pieces All Smeared Out Lyrics Sensory Spaces promo video Mew live at Stengade, 2018, setlist Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx Dean: Instagram: deano_42 Twitter: @deano_42 E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:15:33
May 27, 2019
#018 Eight Flew Over, One Was Destroyed
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! This episode is dedicated in its entirety to one of the classic Mew songs, Eight Flew Over, One Was Destroyed. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Eight Flew Over, One Was Destroyed, album version Eight Flew Over, One Was Destroyed, Live Session EP version Live version mentioned: Eight Flew Over, One Was Destroyed, Live at Plaza Condesa, Mexico, 2018. Other links: Eight Flew Over, One Was Destroyed Lyrics First known drawing of the “Mew Angel” Great Nordic Biker War, Wikipedia Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:17:17
May 13, 2019
#017 Vaccine
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! In this episode we take a look at the somewhat mysterious song, Vaccine. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Vaccine, album version Vaccine, Eskmo Remix Other links: Vaccine Lyrics Jan Hakon Erichsen - The Shape of Things to Come (Origami Odyssey) Aphex Twin Easter Egg Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:18:39
May 6, 2019
#016 My Complications/Western Silver Lion Cub
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! Just like in last episode, we discuss two songs. The rocking track from +-, My Complications and the bonus track from the Japanese version of the same album, Western Silver Lion Cub. If you're not familiar with the songs, we recommend listening to them before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Special guest: Stefan Henriksen. My Complications, album version Western Silver Lion Cub, +- Japanese bonus version Concerts mentioned: My Complications, Live at Tavastia, Helsinki, 2014 Other links: My Complications Lyrics Western Silver Lion Cub Lyrics My Bloody Valentine - Soon Lyrics Yes - Soon Lyrics Russell Lissack's Twitter Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:26:01
April 29, 2019
#015 Ay Ay Ay/Drinking Soda
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! This time we discuss not just one, but two songs. Visual's Ay Ay Ay and the bonus track from +-, Drinking Soda. If you're not familiar with the songs, we recommend listening to them before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Special guest: Cedric Reyes. Ay Ay Ay, album version Drinking Soda, +- Japanese bonus version Other links: Ay Ay Ay Lyrics Drinking Soda Lyrics Mew in Sicily - "When I See Tomorrow" Rosemary's Baby - What have you done to its eyes? Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx Cedric: Instagram: deathfloss Twitter: @deathfloss E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:16:00
April 22, 2019
#014 Wherever
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! It's time to go back in time again, as we discuss one of Mew's earliest songs, Wherever. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Wherever, A Triumph For Man version Wherever, Frengers bonus version Wherever, 6 Songs demo version Concert videos mentioned: Wherever, Live at John Dee, Oslo, 2003 Other links: Wherever Lyrics Bono talks about Mew Jonas Bjerre - Story of a Would-be Traffic Light Holly Gamblin with friends and family at Mew concert Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
59:25
April 15, 2019
#013 Apocalypso
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! We start the second season off with a banger. Apocalypso. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Apocalypso, single version Apocalypso, album version Apocalypso, Waltz version Concert videos mentioned: Apocalypso, Live with Special interlude, Provinssirock, Finland, 2005 Reviews mentioned: Pitchfork review of And The Glass Handed Kites, 2005 Punk News review of And The Glass Handed Kites, 2005 Other links: Apocalypso Lyrics Jonas Bjerre Short Film From 1991 Ann's painting, Apocalypso Calypso, Spark Notes Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:07:44
April 8, 2019
#12 3/4 April fools: No Shadow Kick
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! We are back again after a little break. We start things back up again with a golden oldie, from Mew's debut album, No Shadow kick. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. No Shadow Kick, album version No Shadow Kick, demo version Other links: Shadowless kick, Wikipedia page Real Kung Fu Fighting Technique: Oblique "No- Shadow" Kick Olsen Brothers - Fly On The Wings Of Love Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
28:25
April 1, 2019
#012 Season 1 Wrap-Up Feat. Jonas Bjerre
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! This week we're recapping the first season of the podcast. We get help from Mew's lead singer, Jonas Bjerre, who answers a lot of questions we had about the songs we've covered so far. We also get into the hidden mixtape Jonas made for us, which can be found at the end of episode #008. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard. Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Special guest: Jonas Bjerre. Songs covered: Am I Wry? No Introducing Palace Players I Should Have Been A Tsin-Tsi (For You) Witness King Christian Louise Louisa Twist Quest She Came Home For Christmas New Terrain Nervous The Seething Rain Weeps For You (Uda Pruda) Carry Me To Safety Mew Merry Xmas Transmission 2018: 01. Sport Master part 1 (Silas and Jonas free jam in Venice Beach in 2004) 02. Nervous (straight up version) 03. Happy Jazz Jam 04. Girl's voice from the woods 05. Carry Me To Safety verse (demo) 06. Water Slides (excerpt, early very different version) 07. Number 5 In The Sky, The Doc And The Prof Up So High (5th floor, Singapore) 08. My Complications (excerpt, recording glockenspiel) 09. Sport Master part 2 (Silas and Jonas free jam in Venice Beach in 2004) 10. I Am Shaky (early demo from 2004, later changed into part for Sometimes Life Isn't Easy) 11. Making Friends (otherworld version) 12. Recording Of Intro, Self-Oscillation from South By SouthWest show in 2015 13. I Am Shaky (as sung by Mari Helgerlikova, demo version 2008) Listen to Jonas' mixtape here Other links: IMDb page for the Lars von Trier movie, Epidemic Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx Jonas: Instagram: jonasbjerreofficial Twitter: @jonas_bjerre E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info Photo credit: Sasha Ryabina
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January 28, 2019
#011 Carry Me To Safety
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! The first season of the podcast is coming to an end. Our last regular episode, before we take a little break, is the beautiful closing track from Visuals, Carry Me To Safety. We'll be back next week with a special season wrap-up episode. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Carry Me To Safety, album version Carry Me To Safety, with Copenhagen Philharmonic Carry Me To Safety, Eskmo remix Concert videos mentioned: Carry Me To Safety, Live with Copenhagen Phil, Copenhagen, 2017 Carry Me To Safety, First full live appearance, Bangkok, 2017 Other links: Carry Me To Safety lyrics Carry Me To Safety guitar chords Turbolens - Rastløse bevægelser Duran Duran - Ordinary World Aurora ft. Naimee Coleman - Ordinary World Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:13:44
January 21, 2019
#010 The Seething Rain Weeps For You (Uda Pruda)
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! We're back again with another song from And The Glass Handed Kites, the spectacularly sad and loud, The Seething Rain Weeps For You, and it's closer, Uda Pruda. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny Special guest: Keir Martin The Seething Rain Weeps For You (Uda Pruda), album version Concert videos mentioned: Medley, Live in Moscow, 2013 (Clinging to a Bad Dream, The Zookeeper's Boy, The Seething Rain Weeps For You) Other links: The Seething Rain Weeps For You lyrics The Seething Rain Weeps For You (Uda Pruda) on Chordify My Bloody Valentine - Only Shallow Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:10:28
January 14, 2019
#009 New Terrain / Nervous
Welcome to The MewX Podcast! It's a new year, and we're back after a short holiday break. In the first episode of 2019 we go deep into the opener of No More Stories, New Terrain. We also talk a lot about the song you get when you play it backwards, Nervous. If you're not familiar with the songs, we recommend listening to them before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. New Terrain, album version Nervous, album version Concert videos mentioned: New Terrain, Live at Roskilde Festival, 2009 (With capes) New Terrain, Live in Düsseldorf, 2009 (First big live appearance) New Terrain, Sony Showcast, Los Angeles New Terrain, Live at Java Rockin'Land, 2009 (With She Spider prologue) New Terrain, Live at Store Vega, Copenhagen, 2013 (Newer version) Articles mentioned: Consequence of Sound review of No More Stories Other links: Archived version of Mew forum Mew Video Diaries (Scroll past music videos) Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:09:20
January 7, 2019
#008 She Came Home For Christmas
Mew-rry Christmas and welcome to The MewX Podcast! In this special episode we share our own personal Christmas traditions and rituals. We obviously also discuss the different versions of this week's song, She Came Home For Christmas. Is it really a Christmas song? If you're not familiar with She Came Home For Christmas, we recommend listening to it, while eating your gingerbread cookies, before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Show notes: Official music video with band Official music video without band Concert videos mentioned: Live in Copenhagen, 2006 (With Bo's intermezzo) New Terrain, Nervous and She Came Home For Christmas, Live in KB Hallen, 2009 (Jonas Bjerre on piano) Live at Operaen, 2005 (Ends with Pink Monster) Other links: Frengers Game (Requires Flash) The official IRN-BRU Snowman advert Coca Cola Christmas commercials Hershey's Kisses Christmas commercial First episode of The Julekalender (Norwegian version with English subs) Clip from Danish version of The Julekalender Three Wishes for Cinderella/Tre nøtter til Askepott/Tři oříšky pro Popelku (Full movie, in Czech with dubbed Norwegian voices) From All Of Us To All Of You (Disney Christmas Special) Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Visit Rovaniemi (The Official Hometown of Santa Claus) Is 2002 Jonas the lead singer of Fall Out Boy? Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:12:44
December 24, 2018
#007 Twist Quest
Welcome to the MewX Podcast! This week we finally dig into Mew's latest studio album, Visuals, with the funky but sad sax infused song, Twist Quest. Listen to hear our takes on it, and the most twisted quests we've been on. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Show notes: Official music video Concert videos mentioned: Live on KEXP, 2017 Articles mentioned: Loudersound.com article about Twist Quest Giggoer.com article about Twist Quest Other links: SunStroke Project & Olia Tira - Run Away (Epic Sax Guy, from Eurovision 2010) Bobbysocks - La det swinge (Twist Quest-y shirts, from Eurovision 1985) Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street George Michael - Careless Whisper Ann's photo of the possom Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:13:59
December 17, 2018
#006 Louise Louisa
Welcome to the MewX Podcast! This Friday, December 14th, Mew is releasing an album of new recordings of some of their best songs, together with Copenhagen Philharmonic. To celebrate this occasion, we're talking about one of the songs from it, Louise Louisa. We discuss both this and the original version from And the Glass Handed Kites, and we also have a clip from the new symphonic version. If you're not familiar with the song, we recommend listening to it before starting the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Show notes: And the Glass Handed Kites version audio Backdrop video In Time Do You Forget audio Concert videos mentioned: Live in Copenhagen, 2006 Other links: Pre-order "Mew with Copenhagen Philharmonic" Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:06:51
December 10, 2018
#005 King Christian
Welcome to the MewX Podcast! Episode 5 is a bit of a history lesson, as we tell you about the man the song "King Christian" is about. We delve into both versions, and try to see if we can find any deeper meaning in the lyrics. We always recommend listening to the song before you put on the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Show notes: Half The World Is Watching Me version audio Frengers B-side version backdrop video Concert videos mentioned: Live at Barbican Centre, London, 2018 Articles mentioned: King Christian IV Wikipedia article Other links: Christian IV - Den sidste rejse (C4) movie on IMDb Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx E-mail the show: podcast@mewx.info
1:01:52
December 3, 2018
#004 Witness
Welcome to the MewX Podcast! In episode four, we talk about one of Mew's most upbeat and in-your-face songs, Witness. We also talk about the stripped down acoustic version, and go into what the song might be about. We always recommend listening to the song before you put on the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Show notes: Album version audio Quiet Sessions version audio Official music video Concert videos mentioned: Acoustic version live, KEXP Seattle, 2015 First live performance, Northside Festival, 2014 Live at The Fonda, Los Angeles, 2015 Articles mentioned: Ann's review of +- Other links: Frenger stories from the music video recording Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit official music video Owl with 'Night Sky Eyes' Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx
1:25:57
November 26, 2018
#003 I Should Have Been A Tsin-Tsi (For You)
Welcome to the MewX Podcast! For our third episode, we'll discuss Mew's first ever single, I Should Have Been A Tsin-Tsi (For You). A song with many versions - and many opinions. We always recommend listening to the song before you put on the episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Show notes: A Triumph For Man version Half The World Is Watching Me version Frengers UK Promo Sampler version Frengers Bonus Track version Official music video Backdrop video Concert videos mentioned: Jonas Bjerre with Oh No Ono, Copenhagen 2011 Articles mentioned: MewX article mentioning Nicolas Winding Refn Other links: Poonchai Thai Restaurant (Music video location) Facts about tsin-tsi (tian qi/notoginseng) Tsin-tsi clip from "Iron Monkey" (1993) (From Mavis Ku's Instagram) Iron Monkey (1993) (Full movie, blocked in certain areas) Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx
1:11:44
November 19, 2018
#002 Introducing Palace Players
Welcome to the MewX Podcast! In our second episode we talk about Mew's "sexy song", Introducing Palace Players. Who are the Palace Players, and why are they being introduced now? These questions and much more, we discuss throughout the episode. We obviously recommend listening to the song before you put on the episode. So get your headphones out, and join us in unwrapping the song. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster, Oddvar Røste and Heather Tinneny. Show notes: Original Song Official music video Concert videos mentioned: Copenhagen, 2009 (Thomas' first Mew concert) Live at JBTV Live in Berlin, 2009, with original intro and extended outro Articles mentioned: Interview with Martin De Thura on Dazed Digital Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste Heather: Instagram: misslethalminx Twitter: @LethalxMinx
1:11:03
November 12, 2018
#001 Am I Wry? No
Welcome to our first episode about the world’s greatest band, Mew! Our aim for this podcast is to cover as much as possible about Mew’s songs. In our first episode we cover, what to most Mew fans (or Frengers as we like to be called) is most likely our first experience with Mew: Am I Wry? No. We recommend listening to the song before listening to the full episode. Credits: Host: Thomas Dyregaard Co-hosts: Ann Lancaster and Oddvar Røste Show notes: Original Song (Frengers) Original Song (Half The World is Watching Me) Official music video Songfacts interview Roskilde 2009 Review, Gaffa (In Danish) Concert videos mentioned: Wild Mexico fans Live in Copenhagen DVD segment Follow us: www.mewx.info Instagram: mewxinfo Twitter: @mewxinfo Facebook: mewxinfo Thomas: Instagram: detkanin Ann: Instagram: ovaltine8 Oddvar: Instagram: oddvarroste
1:06:26
November 5, 2018
#000 Prolog
We call ourselves “Frengers. - Not quite friends, not quite strangers” Join us at The MewX Podcast, as we dissect, analyze, reminisce and talk nostalgia, all about Mew. 100% for fans, by fans. www.mewx.info
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November 2, 2018