Airplay on House of Mercy from London

March 3rd, 2013

Saturday March 2 The Plastic Pals were added to the playlist on House of Mercy Radio Show hosted by Barry Marshall Everitt. Barry is a great supporter of americana and roots music and have played us Plastic Pals on his show before. Nice to be back! Check for your radio station playing House of Mercy Radio Show on the House of Mercy website.

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That´s what you´re here for

February 26th, 2013

Jörgen Lindström, Anders Sahlin, Bengt Alm, Chris Cacavas, Olov Öqvist and Hawk.

Just got the news that Steve Wynn persuaded Chris Cacavas to play his Green on Red classic That´s what you here for (which he wrote and then sang on the Gravity Talks album) the other night on their joint European tour. Apparently he (Chris) got worried that he wouldn´t remember the words to it. Maybe that´s why him and Steve Wynn ran such a slow (but very nice) version of it. Us Plastic Pals, we take no prisoners. When Cacavas was in Stockholm a year ago (Jan 21) and played with us we just – without warning – basically stuck a lyric sheet in front of him and counted in: 1,2,3…

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New album “Turn The Tide” released today – listen to it here!

February 5th, 2013

Today February 6th our precious new album Turn The Tide is released. We celebrate this by streaming the entire album here:

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The Vinyl Remedy – new album (180 grams vinyl) soon available for pre-order

November 15th, 2012

Yes, yes, yes….It´s been a long time waiting. We know! But soon the new album Turn The Tide will arrive from the pressing plant in Essex, UK. An 180 grams deluxe vinyl in a limited run of 300 copies (including CD with all 13 tracks). And soon we´ll start taking pre-orders. Interested?…

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Hawk in interview with Final Frontier Radio (US)

June 2nd, 2012

Friday June 1 Hawk was interviewed by Rick Busby on Final Frontier Radio (Harrisburg, PA, USA). Chatting on the band, the story about the band and the name of the band, the story behind the Good Karma Café album, the new album and plans for future gigs. Tunes played were “Leave it ´til tomorrow” and “The Sweet Spot”.

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Plastic Pals with Flaming Lips

May 3rd, 2012

This is awesome news. Our single Leave it ´til tomorrow is on fine UK Americana blog Mad Mackarel´s Best of the Month list for April. And the fact that The Flaming Lips are on the list too is really cool.

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A Plastic Viking in New York – Hawk with the Band of Outsiders

April 2nd, 2012

Saturday last weekend,March 24th Hawk visited New York for the first time. And friends from legendary CBGB´s and Max´s Kansas City combo Band of Outsiders had set up a gig at The Lakeside Lounge in Greenwich Village for a triplet guitar party.

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Leave it ´til tomorrow – new single available

April 2nd, 2012

This Wednesday, April 4th, The Plastic Pals will release the first single from upcoming album April 4th – via all major digital music services. “Leave It ´Til Tomorrow” – available now for preview and pre-order via 7-digital – is heroin disco in the spirit of Velvet Underground and Bowie, according to pr company Birds will sing for you – that The Plastic Pals have partnered with for this release. Want your own copy? Just sign up for our newsletter and it´s just a click away.

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Chris Cacavas (ex-Green on Red) to play with The Plastic Pals in Stockholm

January 8th, 2012

It´s a right honour for us Plastic Pals to welcome the man who´s basically played with everybody worth mentioning: Green on Red, The Dream Syndicate, Danny & Dusty, Giant Sand, Calexico, the list goes on… Chris Cacavas comes to Stockholm for the first time since the 80´s for an exclusive show with The Plastic Pals at Skål (near Hornstull) Saturday January 21 at 7 pm.

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