DOCK 53 - Foni Tu Argile (DOCK 53)
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Foni Tu Argile by A Hawk And A Hacksaw
Formats: Limited Edition Numbered 10" (78rpm) (DOCK 53) Digital (DOCK 53E)
Release Date: 27 April 2009

‘Foni Tu Argile’ is the first single to be taken from A Hawk And A Hacksaw’s fourth album, Délivrance - in fact it’s their first ever physical single. As well as the obligatory digital download, the single is available in a strictly limited edition of 500 hand-numbered 10” singles, cut at 78rpm, with packaging that replicates the shellac records of old. A treat for collectors!

Reflecting A Hawk And A Hacksaw’s fascination with the music of Eastern Europe, ‘Foni Tu Argile’ is a traditional Greek Rembetika song, usually played on bouzouki with vocals. With the help of collaborator Chris Hladowski (Scatter, Nalle), who introduced the song to A Hawk And A Hacksaw’s Jeremy Barnes and Heather Trost, it is transformed into a righteous instrumental stomp with an incredibly seductive, heavily percussive melody that is rich with colour and laden with spice and incense.

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A: Foni Tu Argile
B1. The Man Who Sold His Beard (Part II)
B2. Lassú
1. Foni Tu Argile
2. Lassú