MI2N
Music Industry News Network
TUESDAY, JULY 29TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 11-26-2012

The Whitaker Brothers To Release New Album 'Animated'

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.quitegreatmusicpruk.com/
Tim and Simon Whitaker, collectively known as The Whitaker Brothers, first started making music in the late 70’s under various guises. Now, after 30+ years of operating just under the radar, they’re bowing to popular demand and releasing their first album as a duo.

A truly unique live combination of vocals, acoustic guitar and steel drums, they’ve translated that into a versatile LP of sprawling songs that range from the straightforward rock of single ‘Good Love’ to outright bizarre pop, all the while adding a rare world music flavour. From the heartfelt likes of acoustic ‘What A Man Can Do’ to the more electronic ‘Bonuses’, which pokes fun at the bankers who ruined the British economy, their songs will keep you guessing and wondering whether to laugh or shed a tear.

Their unique sound has seen them gain a cult following over the years, and their storied career has seen them support the likes of Van Morrison and Lonnie Donegan. Their fans include Newton Faulkner, Julian Lennon and John Idan of the Yardbirds, and gig highlights include slots at Glastonbury & the Ivor Novello Awards and Grosvenor house.

So, after such a long and successful career standing just outside the spotlight, what finally convinced the brothers to lay down a full length? “So many people asked for a CD after the gig, we thought we’d better make one”. Of course.

Single ‘Good Love’ is one of their more mainstream tracks, melding a stomping rhythm to electric guitar licks and growled vocals reminiscent of classic 80’s rock. The superb animated video is a combination of three generations of Whitaker family artistry: Track by The Whitaker Brothers (Tim & Simon), abstract art by their father David & animation by Tim’s daughter Malika.

View it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7UwexvYodg

‘Animated’, the album, is released on January 24th next year, preceded by the single on December 19th.

You can find out more on the Whitaker Brothers here:
Website: www.thewhitakerbrothers.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheWhitakerBrothers
Twitter: https://twitter.com/whitakerbros

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart

MusicDish*China Booking Second China Tour For French Jazz Singer Clotilde Rullaud

Longreef, Friend Movement And Abijack Management Join Forces For Launch Of Powerful "Battle Plan" Single And Video

MISSING LINK MUSIC ON ED SHEERAN'S #1 ALBUM

Chaz DePaolo Live: One Night In IONA

Maybe Mars Presents: The XP Sound Vol.1

CONVICTS TAKE ON CONGRESS

Da Phatfunk Clique Releases More Funk Jazz On The Violin!



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» HFA Facilitates Publisher Outreach For Music Recording Platform, Pure Solo
» Senzari Unveils MusicGraph.ai At The GraphLab Conference 2014
» New York Factory Fast Records Releases Fourth Sampler On #VirtualVinyl Format.
» BLACKHOLE FILMS LAUNCHES "COMING YOUR WAY" MUSIC VIDEO
» Clear Channel's IHeartRadio Partners With AdsWizz To Monetize Its Digital Audience
» Pandora Hires Lars Murray As Vice President Of Industry Relations
» FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
» The Association Kreyol Vibrations Presents CARIMEX (Caribbean Islands Music Exposition)
» Guitar Hero Tommy Bolin's First Band Zephyr To See 1969 Debut Album Reissued On Both CD & Vinyl
» Music Legends Jon Anderson And Jean-Luc Ponty Announce Formation Of New Music Ensemble - The Anderson Ponty Band!


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Ticket Giveaway Winners
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/12-07/18/2014
» Temple Bar 3 Year Anniversary
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Announces Headlining Acts (Chinese Version)
» Raising Our Voices For Fennie: Benefit Concert Zajia Lab, July 13
» Raising Our Voices For Fennie: Benefit Concert Zajia Lab, July 13 (Chinese Version)
» KANO Premiere At New York Asia Film Fest (Chinese Version)
» Over 90% Of Adults Support The Provision Of Music In Schools
» Why Branding Is More Important Than Ever
» Executive Wach: Tracktion Software Corporation, Liberace Foundation, McNally Smith College Of Music, SPIN, WSOU, Guitar Center
» "Overheard 3" And "Golden Chickensss" Took The Stage At New York Asian Film Festival (Chinese Version)

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.