The Brit List: Interview with Beth Jeans Houghton and Blazey from the Hooves of Destiny

Beth Jeans Houghton (Rex Features via AP)

It’s remarkably good to be Beth Jeans Houghton these days. Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose, her debut album with alt-folk band The Hooves of Destiny, is a smashing critical success. “All the whimsy in the world (try saying her band’s name out loud without a wince) can’t distract from the straight-up gorgeousness of Beth Jeans Houghton’s unorthodox folk,” The Guardian‘s Hermione Hoby.

The Brit List’s Asha Leo caught up with Beth and her bandmate Blazey in London for a video interview. Here it is, broken up in parts. First, Beth talks a bit about her meteoric rise:


Next, Beth chats a bit about the band’s critical acclaim and its influence on them:


Also: Beth once wrote a song while on the toilet?


More from Blazey about the band’s songwriting process:


A bit on how the band creates their music videos:


And here’s a look at the Hooves of Destiny’s video for “Sweet Tooth Bird”:


And finally, what do Beth and Blazey want fans to experience with the Hooves of Destiny’s music?


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