Tin Sparrow

Tin Sparrow

Indie Folk Grey's Anatomy Ozs Finest
Folk-indie band from Sydney, Australia. Band members are Matt, Sonja, Dean and Mark. "Tin Sparrow, who usually operates as a four-piece, strikes me as a band who just loves playing together. Every time I listen to From the Sun, I can’t help but crack a dopey grin no matter how hard I resist, so their frivolity clearly translates over to their recording. While the EP is on the short side, the four tracks are beautifully created and promise much for future recordings. More Info »

Top Albums

  • From the Sun
    From the Sun
  • Fair & Verdant Woods - EP
    Fair & Verdant Woods - EP
  • Shoelace Ring
    Shoelace Ring
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    Indie/Rock Playlist: October (2011)
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    Indie/Rock Playlist: Best Of (2011)
  • Hector Myola - Single
    Hector Myola - Single
  • From the Sun - EP
    From the Sun - EP
  • The Beast
    The Beast
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    From The Sun EP
  • Azzuro - Single
    Azzuro - Single
  • Echoes in the Dark
    Echoes in the Dark
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    fair & verdant woods
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    Hector Myola
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    Tin Sparrow
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    Indie Rock Playlist October
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    b
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    for you
  • Grey's Anatomy (Season 8)
    Grey's Anatomy (Season 8)
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    Indie-Alt-Rock Playlist Nov-Dec 2011
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    Autumn (Or What It Feels Like To Fall) Vol. 5
  • Uploaded by summertunez
    Uploaded by summertunez
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    Music
  • Eileen
    Eileen
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    -.
  • Fair & Verdant Woods EP
    Fair & Verdant Woods EP
  • Isenseven - Fool's Gold Soundtrack
    Isenseven - Fool's Gold Soundtrack
  • (unknown)
    (unknown)
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    abc
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    Eileen - Single
  • musicsavage mix july '11 I'd Rather Be Julying...With You
    musicsavage mix july '11 I'd Rather Be Julying...With You
  • iofjoaiifao
    iofjoaiifao
  • From The Sun (EP)
    From The Sun (EP)
  • The Beast - Single
    The Beast - Single
  • Uploaded by www.Fishytunes.net
    Uploaded by www.Fishytunes.net
  • TS
    TS
  • Indie/Rock Playlist: October (
    Indie/Rock Playlist: October (
  • Indie/Rock Playlist: Best Of 2011
    Indie/Rock Playlist: Best Of 2011
  • highTunez Music
    highTunez Music
  • Grey's Anatomy
    Grey's Anatomy
  • omvision pt.12
    omvision pt.12
  • SomaFM presents: Indie Pop Rocks! [SomaFM]
    SomaFM presents: Indie Pop Rocks! [SomaFM]
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    null
  • Triple J Unearthed
    Triple J Unearthed
  • Fool's Gold
    Fool's Gold
  • Fair and Verdant Woods
    Fair and Verdant Woods
  • Showlace Ring
    Showlace Ring
  • Tucked Down Under - Mixtape
    Tucked Down Under - Mixtape
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    -

Tin Sparrow. Artist Bio

Folk-indie band from Sydney, Australia. Band members are Matt, Sonja, Dean and Mark.

"Tin Sparrow, who usually operates as a four-piece, strikes me as a band who just loves playing together. Every time I listen to From the Sun, I can’t help but crack a dopey grin no matter how hard I resist, so their frivolity clearly translates over to their recording.

While the EP is on the short side, the four tracks are beautifully created and promise much for future recordings. Similar, but perhaps sunnier than Boy and Bear, the tracks have an alt-country style, with a bounty of vast group harmonies, slide guitar and swingin’ rhythms. Their live shows also include plenty of whistling, interesting percussion and countless forms of general yahooing.

“Fool’s Gold” just gets my vote as top track. It’s probably the one which gets my grin to its dopiest level, the deciding factor. This is a song which is difficult not to get swept up in, with the floating harmonies being finished off nicely by a plucky guitar solo. “For you” is a little dreamier, with excellent use of the usually under-appreciated xylophone. Song appeared on Grey's Anatomy, season 8. A glockenspiel is also used in other tracks, how cheerful is that!

This is a young band in industry terms, and yet they have already had a good amount of exposure, with reasonable rotation on local radio as well as performances at a number of popular festivals (for which they are custom made for). Rumor has it they’ve been working on new tracks, so keep your ear to the ground for some more Tin Sparrow coming your way soon. In the meantime, be like me and get happy with From the Sun."

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