New Release: Tunng – magpie bites and other cuts / Heatwave

Tunng have announced that on June 28th, they will be making available some of the rarer tracks from their vaults in the form of magpie bites and other cuts

The band state: “These are the 7”s, special editions, b-sides and hidden tracks that would otherwise be lost in the ether, fully re-mastered and available on limited edition physical formats. Here they are sitting side by side like a wonky gang, leaning in to share their strange tales. It’s been fun to go into the vaults and discover these tracks again. Some of them we haven’t heard since we recorded them!”

You can see the full tracklisting below…

Disc 1:
The Pioneers
Pool Beneath the Pond
Death and the Maiden Retold
Bank Holiday
No Man Can Find the War
Magpie Bites
Band Stand

Disc 2:
The Bonnie Black Hare
Sefa Deta (Birds)
The Source
The Raven Flies
Weekend (In The Cabin)
Shove It
Walter Wash Me

The band have also shared the first track on the comp – “Heatwave”. Previously only available on the bonus 7” included with deluxe versions of the album Songs You Make at Night, “Heatwave” was “written on one hot and sticky morning whilst working on what would become Songs You Make at Night,” says Mike, “It gleefully wrote itself while Sam was dancing around the mixing desk”

Take a listen to the track below…


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