News

May 16, 2018

77:78 is the new project of Aaron Fletcher and Tim Parkin, who were both formerly in the British psych-rock band The Bees (or A Band of Bees, as they were alas legally forced to be renamed in America). Their debut album, Jellies, is due out July 6 via Heavenly.  More

Mar 19, 2018

77:78 is the new project of Aaron Fletcher and Tim Parkin, who were both formerly in The Bees (or A Band of Bees, as they were alas legally forced to be renamed in America). Fletcher was a founding member of that British psych-rock band, which released four albums, most memorably 2002's Mercury Prize-nominated debut album Sunshine Hit Me and 2004's sophomore album Free the Bees. More

The Bees Announce New U.S. Album with Unreleased Tracks

Every Step’s A Yes Out November 8 Via ATO Records

Oct 05, 2011

Having spent some time away from the limelight, The Bees (aka: A Band of Bees) are back with their fourth album titled, Every Step's A Yes. More


Interviews

The Bees (aka: A Band of Bees)

2007 Preview Bonus Interview

Jan 01, 2007

The Bees, England’s pioneers of revamped ’60s psychedelic peace music, will return in 2007 with Octopus. Bees’ songwriter Aaron Fletcher describes the new album as “sound[ing] more like 1666.” More


Reviews

Every Step’s a Yes

Every Step’s a Yes

ATO

Nov 29, 2011

The fourth album by Isle of Wight, U.K. natives The Bees (or A Band of Bees as they are known in the U.S.) is a far cry from the band's last album, 2007's Octopus. Gone are upbeat, funky jams such as the slide guitar-augmented "Who Cares What the Question Is?," jazz-inflected fare such as "Left Foot Stepdown," and jaunty numbers such as "Got To Let Go" and "End of the Street." More