Finnish alternative rock band Mummypowder fronted by singer-songwriter Janne Lehtinen. Celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2020.
Billy Reeves: Trying to Ride a Donkey
December 1st 2023
Billy Reeves (UK/Theaudience) has released a cover version of a classic Mummypowder track, Trying to Ride a Donkey. Check the mesmerising video below!
Billy has previously been the mastermind of the band Theaudience and his second solo album including "Donkey" is due Spring 2024. The Manics' James Dean Bradfield has called him "The best English lyricist", so it's an honor to have a cover of ours to appear as the first single and the opening track for his solo album, to say the least!
Mummypowder is on Bandcamp
October 2nd 2020
Mummypowder Bandcamp page is open! 🔥 To celebrate our 25 year journey, we rummaged through our cupboards, and – well, the point is, there's 20 previously unreleased tracks: demos and alternate versions, outtakes, acoustic demos, live performances, etc. included on these releases!
Sara's Song single (+ a bonus acoustic version)
Centuries Later (Deluxe Edition) (2011)
Consternation? Uproar? (Demo Versions) (2004)
V. Strange (Deluxe Edition) (2003)
Headcleaner (2020 remaster) (1996)
Some of the gems include an outtake from 1999's The Heavyweight Champions titled "What's Gonna Happen", an early live favorite that ended up unfinished in the studio, as well as an energizing power pop version of German Shepherd from Centuries Later, on which it sounded somewhat quirkier.
It's a shop!
September 23rd 2020
There are now some very cool T-shirts available with Mummypowder logos on them. Winters get cold in Finland, so you cannot ever have too many of them, you know. Posters available as well!
All the shirts are made of 100% of recycled textiles. Go shop!
Mummypowder comeback in media
September 21st 2020
One Quart Magazine features a fantastic write-up by Nick Triani on the new single, the band's songwriter Janne Lehtinen, a recounting of what turned out to be (at times) a rather gloomy experience of recording the debut album "The Heavyweight Champions", and tells about his enduring friendship with the band's members. Photo of Mummypowder circa 1999: Nick Triani after Riitta Supperi
Rumba.fi is also enthusiastic with the release of the new single. Kiitti kaverit!
OneChord.net of course won't fail to mention our new single – and we're ever thankful for this wonderful blog's 19-year existence alone, not to mention appearing on its pages. Go check it out weekly for best new music.
Päivän biisit is Aleksi Pahkala's ongoing listing of best new music across genres, featuring us as this week's cover star. Another great resource for tips on best new music to make your life better.
Antti × Antti Podcast have some inredibly nice things to say about the single and the band. Thank you, we are humbled!
You can stop holding your breath now:
New single out today
September 18th 2020
To celebrate the band's 25-year existence, "Sara's Song", Mummypowder's comeback single after a 9-year hiatus, is out on Aleksi Pahkala's All That Plazz label and can be found all major streaming services today.
August 23rd 2016
Mummypowder are in the process of gathering material and starting work on their 5th album. Expect to hear some new material some time in the future.
Seriously, you can start expecting, because you can hear Janne play some new material at solo gigs in October.
Music Alliance Pact 2011 May
May 16th 2011
Mummypowder's song 'A House' is included in the great Music Alliance Pact May 2011 Edition. For those not familiar with Music Alliance Pact, it "strives to identify the best new songs from around the globe and offers them to you for free consumption in a monthly mixtape." Go download the whole thing here.
Janne Powder @ Radio Helsinki 10th May 2011 11:00am!
May 10th 2011
Listen to Janne from Mummypowder talk about how the new album is their best yet, and how they're more rocking at gigs, among other interview cliches!
May 10th 2011
The new album is released and available in record stores on 11th May 2011! Rockness.
Record release party
May 10th 2011
Mummypowder will play @ Semifinal (Hki) at 9:30pm TODAY in celebration of the release of the new record. Tickets 6eur.