"Cuban Welterweight"

Music from Bows, the new project of Luke Sutherland, formerly the front man of indie rockers Long Kin Fillie.

Published October 11, 2001 8:00AM (EDT)

Bows is Luke Sutherland, formally of the band Long Fin Killie. His debut album, "Blush," mixes elegant drum 'n' bass beats with strings and brass sections and features the narcotic vocals of Danish singer Signe Hxirup Wille-Jxrgensen (from Speaker Bite Me) and longtime friend and collaborator Ruth Emond.

Luke is a regular collaborator with Mogwai, playing violin with them live and on the new album. His debut novel "Jelly Roll" (Anchor) was published to critical acclaim and was shortlisted for the prestigious Whitbread Prize.

"Cuban Welterweight Rumbles Hidden Hitmen" is a track from his recently released album "Cassidy" (Too Pure/Beggars Group).

By Salon Staff

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