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A bit about The Flowerpot Sessions

All is seemingly and unusually quiet on the Mumford & Sons front for a brief spell. However rest assured; things have been bubbling away nicely beyond the gaze of the w.w.web. And in particular Ben has been hard at work on one of his latest projects for Communion – the label he co-founded with Kev Jones and Ian Grimble – The Flowerpot Sessions. You can take a look at the artwork and read a bit more about the project below.



 

 

View the full tracklisting and pre-order at HMV | Townsend
 The Flowerpot Sessions took place during a week of blissful sunshine last summer and was a genuinely unique ‘were-you-there?/I-was-there’ experience. Ben, Kev and Ian invited a whole bunch of musicians and friends down to the North London pub (sadly now closed, but reincarnated as The Wheelbarrow a little up the road) where artists – including Sarah Blasko, Marcus Foster, Matthew & The Atlas, Mt. Desolation, Pete Roe and loads more – collaborated by day and performed together by night. All of the ‘Sons themselves did in fact either play or watch at various points throughout the week.

 

Anyway, now the album is wrapped ready to be released on 30th May. There’s a special edition version that comes with a DVD documentary too, if that tickles your fancy, and when you ‘got the time, take a little look at the very cool animated and especially dedicated website www.flowerpot.communionmusic.co.uk.

 

You can also find out more in this video interview with the Communion boys here.

 

0 comments

  1. dom1a says:

    Go to Poland, please!

  2. dslawsby says:

    SO happy that my Scottish roommate is back home in the UK right now and picking me up a copy to bring back to Boston! MUMs the wurd!

  3. casajeronimo says:

    Thanks. I want to see Mumford Madrid. MUMFORD AND SONS FANS CLUB SPAIN

  4. samanthaann says:

    Fantastic artwork & music, a real hive of creativity. Ben, I Lovett! What a lovely cosy community feel that clip has.
    Meant to say Congrats to AFC Wimbledon on doing so well. Sure you helped guys. Have a great Bank Hol & a fantastic time in the U.S. God Bless, SamanthaAnn xxxx

  5. loelra0524 says:

    Hey adnamay! Thanks for the tip!

  6. alex.kucharski says:

    i’m buying this on Monday 100%. Amazing job Guys! you are all truly brilliant!! Cheers, Alex

  7. adnamay says:

    Woohoo! I have been waiting for this! For those in the US wanting to buy this, recordstore.uk has the LP the cheapest that I’ve seen thus far, & they have great customer service! :)

    http://www.recordstore.co.uk//homeSearch.jsp?SearchALL=flowerpot+sessi ons&whereFrom=homeSearch&x=0&y=0

  8. german.celt says:

    (oops – went over the character limit with all my sappy pontificating) – music is meant to be shared. So even though I have never met any of you, thank-you so much for sending some good vibes into the world that have somehow found their way into my life all the way here in the Midwest. x Jennifer

  9. Anonymous says:

    Dear Ben, Marcus, Winston, and Ted (as well as everyone involved in Communion),
    I’d just like to thank all of you for supporting music. My friends and I are studying classical music all over the U.S. and Europe right now – but it’s collaborations like these that inspire us to keep at everything, playing with each other, playing with people we’ve never met, and doing whatever we can to get our music out there. I really appreciate your dedication to honesty and communication – music is meant to be shared. So even though I’ve never met any of you, thanks for sending some good vibes into the world that have somehow found their way into my life all the way here in the Midwest…

    x Jennifer

  10. loelra0524 says:

    Beautifully done Communion!!! Can’t wait for all this awesome music! Sooo coooool..Plus I LOVE LOVE LOVE the artwork! :)

  11. JulieMcL says:

    Thanks for the lovely animation. I’m always on the lookout for new music or books, and this site may keep me occupied for some time. Peace, Julie.

  12. smallandwise says:

    saving…

  13. smallandwise says:

    Can’t wait to buy this! Communion seems to be taking off, bought MOJO magazine just for the free CD and article.

  14. Anonymous says:

    awesome