Here at Essentially Pop we don’t do a lot of tooting our own trumpets, rather we just get on with it, writing about all your faves and highlighting a lot of artists that you might never have otherwise come across. But from time to time, something amazing happens that makes us really very very proud, and today is the occasion of one of those things.
If you were walking around London today, you may have noticed some of the city’s most recognised statues sporting pink cowboy hats. That might have something to do with The Shires, the biggest-selling UK Country act of all time, who release their new album ‘Accidentally On Purpose’ on Friday April 20th.
Abramorama, Involved Management and Above and Beyond have announced the exclusive release of their behind the scenes documentary ‘Above and Beyond Acoustic: Giving Up The Day Job’ on iTunes on April 17th. There will also be a UK Odeon Cinema screening today April 12th with the band attending a Q and A at the Covent Garden Odeon screening. Find tickets here.
This remake of the original 1965 series of the same name, arguably the original Sci-Fi series as it pre-dates the first episode of Star-Trek by a whole year, has been rebooted for the new Netflix generation, and what a reboot it is. The production team of Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (Dracula Untold and The Last Witch Hunter) have taken Irwin Allen’s creation and given it steroids. Stunning visuals, great special effects and big budgets, this has the lot. It’s the story of one family, the Robinsons, sent to colonise new worlds, who along the way, crash-land.