A Sunny Day in Glasgow

A Sunny Day in Glasgow began as the bedroom recording projects of Ben Daniels and Ever Nalens. Ever moved to Glasgow to go to art school, Ben moved to London to, essentially, walk around alot and kill time. Both returned to Philadelphia after a couple years deeply affected by the weather there and decided to pool their musical ideas in the summer of 2005. After a couple of months Ever decided to leave the project while Ben pushed on, enlisting his sister, Robin, to handle the vocals. After a few months of recording as a duo, Robin's identical twin and Ben's other sister, Lauren was brought in to fill out the sound. The songs were all recorded in Ben's apartment in West Philly, with most vocals being recorded at their Mom's and Dad's houses in the suburbs (less cars driving by to get picked up by mics). The three put together a few songs they had been recording and released them as "The Sunniest Day Ever EP" in March of 2006. It was through college radio that several bloggers were exposed to the band and began writing about them. Eventually Pitchfork gave their song "C'mon" 4 stars and the band started getting serious label attention (well, a few phone calls with Gnarls Barkley's label at least). In October the band came to terms with NYC/Bloomington/Berlin based Notenuf Records for the release of their full-length record, which should be out in February 2007. They are very happy about this.

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A Sunny Day in Glasgow
Scribble Mural Comic Journal (CD)

Out of Print

Using mandolins, banjos, noise, samplers, lots of cuttin' n pastin', and all of the normal band instruments, Philadelphia's A Sunny Day in Glasgow adds lush female vocals and dance-y rhythms to make dreamy pop music. The album succeeds in marrying Cocteau Twins' other-wordliness, JAMC white noise, the best aspects of early Aphex Twin, and the jangle of "Strawberry Wine" era MBV to create pop music that somehow makes sense despite making no sense.

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A Sunny Day in Glasgow
Tout New Age EP (CD)

Out of Print

ASDiG hit the road last summer for their first ever cross country tour. Available at shows was a handmade, limited edition, tour only ep featuring 7 new tracks from the band and 1 track "laughter (victims)" only previously available on their out of print ep the sunniest day ever. July 10th, the Tuesday after the tour is completed, tracks on this cd will be available for purchase in digital form on itunes, emusic, insound, and other digital outlets.

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A Sunny Day in Glasgow
scribble mural comic journal tour shirt. (shirt)

Out of Print

brown or black ink hand printed on light blue cotton

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