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The Bevis Frond streams brand new song My Own Hollywood

The Bevis Frond
(Image credit: Anete Lapsa)

Cult psych one-man-show The Bevis Frond, who celebrates his 35th anniversary this year, has streamed his brand new single My Own Hollywood, which you can listen to below.

It's the title track from his forthcoming album, a double set which celebrates the band's 35th anniversary, and will be released through Fire Records on September 10.

“Sometimes you might feel like you’re starring in a blockbuster, everything’s going perfectly, you’re attractive, heroic and smart," says Nick Saloman, the man behind the name. "Then you open your eyes, and guess what? You’re an extra in your own little movie. You haven’t even cast yourself in a starring role. You’re not heroic, you’re not tragic, you’re just the fifth drunk on the left in a bar scene. That’s what the song’s about.”

Double-album Little Eden is described as "a psychedelically-hewn panoramic take on modern Britain punctuated with pure pop melodies and beautifully-observed English melancholy; like Ray Davies coming down as he muses on the collapse of British tradition and traditionalism."

Little Eden will be available on limited edition blue’ gatefold 2LP, gatefold 2CD and digital. 

Pre-order Little Eden.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.