by Steaming Heathen

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Written, recorded and produced by Samuel D. Honeyman.
Drums by Lee Munday.


“This is the lead track from Smad - the newly released EP by Steaming Heathen aka Kent-based artist Samuel D. Honeyman - most of which was recorded and produced in a kitchen, in the heart of his motherland, Gravesend. He describes it as “A Collection Of Visions From The Wonder Tundra” and consists of six miniature synthpop jewels - at 2:40 Cookies is by far the longest track on the release - all executed with an verve and exuberance that are completely compelling. I’m a sucker for well-made off-kilter pop music - partly because the very best pop music tends to be short and to the point. My single biggest quibble with 95% of the music we get sent is that it’s simply too long: it’s always better if instead of reaching for the fast-forward button your listeners find themselves hitting “replay” because the song was over too soon. On this basis I can warmly recommend the whole of Smad - the entire six songs can be enjoyed in under 8 minutes. Now that is class.”



"As an ambassador for the genre of 'wonky pop', Steaming Heathen deals in sounds that are as hot and wild as his name might suggest. The project of Gravesend -based musician Samuel D Honeyman, 'Cookies' was born in his Kent kitchen and is the lead single to be lifted from his BBC Introducing Mixtape-approved 'Smad' EP. As well as it's monstrously infectious synth-lead beat, we really like the embrace of the sense of DIY production and the possibilities that nurturing a creative idea can lead to. It may be a long way from when Samuel first 'picked up a Casio Rapman from the RSPCA shop and staring making beatz', but there is still an uncomplicated and unpretentious approach that results in a cracking little pop tune that'll stay stuck in your head for ages."





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released February 25, 2013
Samuel D. Honeyman



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Waking in a hospital bed, it was instantly apparent that something was different. As well as an obvious sexier attitude, he had lost all memory, adopted a strong West Indian twang and would answer to nothing other than ‘Steaming Heathen’.

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