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Lemon Bird is a Rock Band from Sweden. In 2008 the international rock-community has been pampered with their debut album Rara Avis. The Latin title means approximately "Rare Birds" something like unique persons. On the CD you find 12 respectable Pieces, which bring us back to the roots of guitar-based rock music.Read More...
In 2010 the band published their second work named Hangman And The Jury with 11Tracks.
The founders comment to their style: "If you like a real sound that brings the blues-based rock and roll in the funkiest way possible then Lemon Bird is your band".
The four honorable Swedish gentlemen Daniel Axelsson (Vocal & Harp), Johan Runesson (Guitar, Bajo, Flute), Rikard Borginger (Bass & Mandolin) and Anders Jonasson (Drums, Percussion & Accordion) compete with the ambitious goal of "To tear down he walls, the genre-loving people have built up over the last 30 years.
Whether it succeeds remains to be seen. Other bands ended up with the intent in the "Etcetera alternative" or "indie Something" drawer.
In any case, you will find at the Lemon Bird genuine blues and blues rock basics. I am brutally reminded of Led Zeppelin but also to The Black Crowes. Undoubtedly, hard rock is at the Lemon Bird on board. Aspects of folk rock as the sound of 60s and 70s are also to hear clearly.
Metal Temple.com allowed themselves to statements such as "Alt-rockers around the world, unite! Finally an album for all 70s music fans." And " ... these guys know how to rock ... " carried away. I mean, this is not exaggerated.
For me at least, the record get a place to the very front next to Wolfmother.