Life of Pi makes good songs. Formed in 2003, the band independently released their debut LP, Sunrise with Seamonsters, in July of that year as well as a 3-song EP in May 2004. Their second LP, Pyrrhic Victory, was released in early 2005. The album Genuine Fake followed in 2009.
(All songs by Stephen Hammill except This Time and Eat A Rainbow by Alastair St. Hill)
(All songs by Stephen Hammill except One From Two, Song X and Rightside by Benjamin Coia)
“Fragile guitar lines float in and out of the minimal verses, building to an oceanic chorus highlighted by creative harmonies. It should be in regular rotation on every FM station in the country.” – Scott Harrell. Weekly Planet Best of the Bay Issue. 2005.
“This album is as much a history lesson as it is a testament to how good rock used to be. . . it has me thinking, which is the corner stone of a great album ” – The Independent Anthem / August 12, 2005.
Sunrise with Seamonsters
(All songs by Stephen Hammill except See Level and U S by Benjamin Coia)
“Life of Pi deliver an album full of sing-along goodness that gets even better with time. Highly recommended” –Punk Planet Magazine, Issue 59.
“13 raw but sweet, familiar but fresh, ironic but sincere tracks comprise one hell of an accomplished and addictive debut.” –Weekly Planet, Volume 16, #26
“Quirky lyrics and buoyant arrangementsan infectious brand of alternative pop/rock. All in all, a wonderful breath of alternative nostalgia.” – Ryan Hoffer-Shut Eye Records