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One Week Later's brand new EP: Reflect

Hot OWL news: forthcoming EP release!

Our brand new EP, REFLECT, will be released on 10th February 2023!

REFLECT is a 5 track art pop/art rock EP, penned as always by us, Richard M Smith and Jane S Broughton.

It comprises largely of 80s influenced songs with a modern, art pop touch. The quirky, yet melodic guitars and synths create upbeat numbers combined with a couple of atmospheric, dream pop ballads too.

Lyrically, this thought provoking collection of songs explores life’s challenges and aspirations. Pressures and stressful situations can sometimes lead to unexpected outcomes.

The EP is available both from Amazon and on many digital platforms too including Spotify, iTunes, YouTube Music, Deezer, Amazon amongst others. The lead single track, REFLECT, also has an accompanying lyric video which is on our YouTube channel.

Click here on our HearNow link to sample all the EP tracks!

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Biography in a nutshell

One Week Later (OWL) is predominantly Richard M Smith and Jane S Broughton. Their session drummer, Perky Dudley, sometimes performs live with them. Rich composes, arranges and plays all the music for guitars and synths. Jane writes the melodies and lyrics, and performs the vocals.

OWL has a variety of albums and EPs out on general release, including Revolving Door (EP 2013), Songs From Mars (2016), Connected (2018), Things That Make No Sense (EP 2018), The Art Of Owl (2020) and Eclectica (2022). The band is currently putting the finishing touches to the forthcoming brand five track EP REFLECT, scheduled for release on 10th February 2023.

We are influenced by such artists as Blondie, Future Islands, Fleetwood Mac and Chrissie Hynde, but remain totally original in writing, arranging and performing all our own material whilst pervading the art rock/art pop world. We constantly seek out and listen to new music and examine current trends to perfect our sound for the here and now but we stay true to our creative roots. Our songs are essentially alternative pop/rock, art pop/rock, combining both traditional instruments and electronics.

OWL has featured on the radio show "BBC Introducing". The band is frequently played and supported by a variety of internet radio stations, including Radio Wigwam, Chief Radio Scotland, Amazing Radio, Broadjam, BuzBeats Radio, Only Rock Radio and a couple of US stations, namely Good Music Radio and CBJ Radio.

Our philosophy? ALL genres of music are important! It's vital to develop an enquiring curiosity into all current music trends, whilst appreciating the exceptional wealth of former musical influences. They will always play a significant role in shaping the here and now, and help artists understand how to move forward with their "sound and vision".

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One Week Later live gigs

Upcoming shows

Of course we were disappointed not to be able to do our summer gigs in 2020 and 2021, especially the ones in France but we've used our time profitably by writing our new ECLECTICA album, released in February 2022 and we’re currently recording a brand new collection of songs.

It’s vital to look ahead without dwelling on circumstances beyond our control. We're certain that 2022, 2023 and 2024 will be terrific years for new trends musically and we're looking forward to live performances and performing our latest songs for you.

In June of this year, we performed at Red By Night, a fantastic live music venue in Brierley Hill, West Midlands, with an attractive waterfront setting. We also enjoyed going back to France, where we had two gigs in Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer, on the Calvados coast.

We've been invited back to Red By Night on 29th September! Really looking forward to seeing lots of you there!



Aldridge Sailing Club
Barns Lane

Thu, Nov 17, 2022
We're on at 9.00pm approximately

One Week Later live at Alriddge Sailing Club



The Dark Horse
145 Alcester Road, Moseley

Wed, Nov 30, 2022 - 12:00AM
"No Covers Club" kicks off around 8pm with other originals bands and artists

One Week Later live at the Dark Horse

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