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Christmas has come a little bit early with the release of Happy Martyr's new holiday single, "Christmas Kisses". Be sure to grab a copy for yourself and one for each of your friends and family members! Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Happy Martyr have shared the single art for "Christmas Kisses", which will be released 17 December 2012 (not too far away!) And be sure to watch the video too! Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2012 at Happy Martyr
2 weeks ahead of the single release on 17 December, Happy Martyr have released the video for the holiday single, 'Christmas Kisses' Enjoy Lusty's sarcastic take on the overhyped commercialism, and see Kate Park's knittting wonders in action. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Alex and Boz are in Portugal for a week to record the brand new Happy Martyr album. And ready to go they have a Christmas single and video for your auditory and visual pleasure! Watch this space for the exciting release! Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Alex posted on facebook that he's off to Portugal with Boz to Boz's Serra Vista Studios to record the next Happy Martyr album next week. Then he said that there should be more live dates in the new year! Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Lusty's solo single will be released a week earlier than planned, now scheduled for 17 September! Again, it will be available here. Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2012 at Happy Martyr
We should be seeing a Christmas single from the boys in a few months, but until them, both Boz and Alex are working on solo projects. Alex's first solo single of hard-hitting, clever hip hop will be released 17 September for download here . There will also be a video,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Did you hear? There's a Christmas single to be out in December. The first mix is done, and word is it's fantastic! Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Thought at this point I'd think it would be Boz that's exhausted from all the touring! Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2012 at Happy Martyr
One of the things that led to Happy Martyr's creation was Alex's admiration for Boz's songwriting on this track: Alex approached Boz to work on a collaboration, which resulted in The OneThree, and later on, Happy Martyr! Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Boz states T Rex as another influence on the music of Happy Martyr. Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Some new photos from gigs have been popping up over the past week. I like this one from the Harrow show: Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Both Alex and Boz cite Johnny Cash as an influence - Happy Martyr goes for recreating "a British sound on [the Johnny Cash] vibe". Enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Alex and Boz have been getting together recently; have we got more masterpieces like this on the way? Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2012 at Happy Martyr
From the Saatchi recording session Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2012 at Happy Martyr
If you didn't catch it the first time around: A lucky interviewer at Blackburn College sat down with Alex Lusty and Boz Boorer to talk about the origins and influences on Happy Martyr. This very nice interview was posted along with the 4 live videos they recorded during that session. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Alex and Boz got together to celebrate Boz's birthday, but it was us fans who got the present: the two chatted about putting together a new album. Great news! Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Sadly, Happy Martyr won't be able to play at Strummercamp this weekend. :( The last tour was a blast, hopefully we'll get a new tour soon. What city do you want to see them in? Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2012 at Happy Martyr
The photos from the session that was used at the Saatchi gallery are really nice, don't you think? Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Posted May 27, 2012 at Happy Martyr
The recent recording session for Saatchi Gallery reminded me of what a great song this is. And the video...*fans self* Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2012 at Happy Martyr
The video sure lived up to the promise - Lusty and Harris teamed up again to give us a visual interpretation of the limited edition single, "This Small Town." Details on ordering here Enjoy this gem: Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2012 at Happy Martyr
Frost Magazine Review I'm rather fond of the first paragraph Mr. Knott has given in this review, which starts with "Happy Martyr rapper Alex Lusty is the greatest musician of all time." Check it out! (picture from the Blackburn session for the Saatchi Gallery) Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2012 at Happy Martyr
As if the three tracks in the official Saatchi Gallery video weren't enough, Happy Martyr has released a video of "Kiss Me Like You Stole It" recorded at the same session. *swoon* Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2012 at Happy Martyr