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- Doot Doot (Audio Prozac Mix)
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- Doot Doot (Radio Edit)
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America's loudest lounge singer Richard Cheese performs swingin' Vegas versions of rock, rap, and Top 40 hits, "swankifying" contemporary songs into traditional pop vocal standards. Cheese has released 6 albums and has sold more than 100,000 CDs, starting with his 2000 debut CD, "Lounge Against The Machine." The hardest working Dick in show business has played sellout shows around the world, from New York to New Orleans, from Las Vegas to London, from Hollywood to Honolulu. He's made appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live, CNN, MTV, Fox News Channel, and NBC's Last Call with Carson Daly as the house band. With his swanky jazz trio, his tiger-striped tuxedo, and his enormous microphone, Richard Cheese presents the perfect mix of music, martini, and madcap!
Excerpt from AllMusicGuide.com album review by Alex Henderson
...Richard Cheese has a good laugh at the expense of lounge music on Lounge Against the Machine. But this goofy CD doesn't butcher Tony Bennett or Frank Sinatra; instead Cheese turns his attention to mostly alternative rock hits of the '90s. In Cheese's hands, everything from Nirvana's "Rape Me," Garbage's "Only Happy When It Rains," and Radiohead's "Creep" to Rage Against the Machine's "Guerilla Radio" and Limp Bizkit's "Nookie" gets a lounge makeover. The songs' angst-ridden lyrics and Cheese's frivolous, Vegas-minded arrangements make for odd, ironic contrasts, and that's exactly what the singer is going for. In addition to lampooning lounge music, Cheese is laughing at the abundance of angst that one hears in a lot of alternative rock...
Lounge Against The Machine
Richard O'Brien is the creative force behind the classic midnight feature "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." In addition to writing the stage and screen versions of RHPS, Richard starred in both as Riff Raff and sang many of the show's memorable tunes. On this, his latest effort, Richard shows off his talent with smooth music he likes to call "apartment jazz."
The creator of the Rocky Horror Picture Show remakes his classic Time Warp for the year 2000. With a contemporary sound this CD features three great dance mixes plus a bonus track from Richard's new album Absolute OBrien.
Angel In Me (from Absolute O'Brien)
01. The Quickening
02. Love’s Never Half As Good
03. Down In Front
04. My Girl
05. Imaginary Friend
06. Haunted Henry
07. Tinsel Town
08. The Turnstile at Heaven’s Gate
09. Survival Machine
10. Living in End Times
11. Drive Thru Girl
Bonus Tracks – Live From Fuji Rock, Japan
12. Europa and the Pirate Twins
13. You Were Right
14. Love Lies Bleeding
The founding member of Jellyfish, Imperial Drag, TV Eyes and Malibu who has collaborated with artists such as Beck and Air will unleash a new solo LP this February
ROGER JOSEPH MANNING JR.
Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. could easily achieve world domination if he decided to do so. For the past 20 years, he has infiltrated television sets, radio airwaves, films and dancefloors worldwide. Fortunately there are not any hidden messages provoking anarchy – just an enjoyable display of Roger’s talent. On February 3, 2009, he will unleash his latest solo endeavor, Catnip Dynamite, on Oglio Records/Franklin Castle.
Many are familiar with Roger’s work through such original group endeavors as Jellyfish, Imperial Drag, The Moog Cookbook and TV Eyes. Roger has also assisted artists like Beck and Air both in the studio and in live performances. He has worked as a keyboardist, vocalist, arranger and songwriter in a more behind the scenes capacity with hundreds of artists from Johnny Cash to Paris Hilton and on films such as “Lost In Translation” and “Team America.” With his most recent appearances on forthcoming records from Morrissey, Glen Campbell and Cheap Trick, Roger has also served as a remixer who has reworked the songs of everyone from Felix Da Housecat to Henry Mancini.
Catnip Dynamite does a great job of referring back to a rich heritage of former eras of pop music – but then catapults it into the future. Make sure to rock out the three bonus live tracks on the US release which includes a cover of the Thomas Dolby track “Europa and the Pirate Twins,” a raucous live version of Roger’s previously released track “You Were Right” and an epic cover of Elton John’s “Love Lies Bleeding.”
Check the infectious track “Down In Front” which musically touches on the early ‘70s British scene when artists like Sparks and Alvin Stardust ruled the airwaves. “I’ve always found great power and joy from rock that was still tough and happy,” says Roger. “Down In Front is in celebration musically of AM radio where long-haired tough rock n’ rollers weren’t scared to make a track that was happy but still kicked ass.”
Kicking ass is right. Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. might just achieve world domination – of the world of pop, that is.
past praise for Roger Joseph Manning Jr.:
"...indie pop masterpiece." – Blender
"The Land of Pure Imagination bursts with lush arrangements, whether channeled to driving anthems with soaring choruses, introspective chamber pop or croony numbers that belong in a 007 soundtrack." – Los Angeles Times
"...the toppermost of the poppermost in ‘06 is The Land of Pure Imagination, with one knockout melody after another. Imagination? You bet. And pure pop for Beatle people." – Sound & Vision
"God’s gift to the keyboards...The Land of Pure Imagination is simply dazzling. He transforms this epic, arena sound into the catchiest, nicely-packaged pop songs" – Performing Songwriter
"...ignoring Manning’s cornucopia of talent is nearly impossible" – Under The Radar
"Manning's songs are beyond intricate: each contains enough melody for three songs. Despite the complexity of the arrangements, the songs proceed from start to finish effortessly... A staggering amout of intelligence and energy was poured into The Land of Pure Imagination, and it's evident in every track. Though Manning Jr. has gained a reputation as a skilled musical collaborator, he's proven that he's more than just a hired gun. More like a one-man army." - Prefixmag.com
Ex-Surf Punk Scott Goddard made his own mark on the music scene with the hit "Cowpunk" which has become a staple of 80s flashback shows. This compilation features "Cowpunk" and other solo material, along with a couple of Cowpunk surf punk classic to make this collection the complete Scott Goddard experience.
Excerpt from AllMusic.com review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine
You Break It, You Bought It finds ex-Surf Punk Scott Goddard at the top of his form, turning out clever, catchy, humorous songs in a jangly college-rock vein...
David's "Unborn" CD is being released for the first time in the United States with a new bonus track. It is subtitled "Unreleased, Unrefined, Songs in the Raw 1985-1995" and represents David's favorite unreleased songs from the past.
Each song has an interesting history and evolution that is outlined in the extensive liner notes. The title "Unborn" David says: "evolved from the songwriter point of view, that songs are like our children--and those that haven't been released are like our unborn children...this is a very personal collection".
The US version contains an extra track not found on the Japanese version and improved packaging. All for much less than the going rate for the Japanese import.
At long last the remixes you have been waiting for! In response to popular demand Cyndi has decided to release a special Maxi-CD single with 5 different mixes of the amazing song SHINE. As if that weren't enough, the Maxi-CD includes a Bonus Track "Higher Plane."
This CD clocks in at over 53 minutes and is packed with the hot dance beats of Tracy Young and Illicit.
The Loungeman cometh, bringing you his salute to those whacky Osbournes. Bud E. Luv, the "Wizard of Lounge" has conjured up swingin’, toe tappin' renditions of Ozzy’s greatest hits. Pulled from some of the earliest Black Sabbath albums up through the most current of Ozzy’s solo releases, Bud E. Luv has worked his "lounge magic" (AKA loungemosis) on the original Prince of Darkness’ tunes that will have the juke joints jumpin’ and have you barking at the moon.
The Fabulous Bud E. Luv, the king of swing, the father of folk, the daddy of disco, the man who put the boss in bossa nova is a very real California entertainer who originally hails from Boston, MA. Bud E. has been gracing stages with his finger snappin' tunes for over 30 years. With tongue firmly in cheek, Mr. Luv delivers to you swingin’ versions of tunes originally made famous by that loveable madman Ozzy Osbourne, who we’ve all come to know and love.
This 2 CD set is culled from the best performances recorded over a Friday and Saturday night in Hollywood. Live at the Roxy is a virtual “greatest hits” package and a wonderful coda to Brian’s first solo tour. This music is the next best thing to being at Brian’s show - it will give you a sense of what it was like when Brian and his incredible band played live at the Roxy on the Sunset Strip. An “Internet Only” version of this album was previously available on Brian’s web site but this special pressing contains exclusive retail bonus tracks. It doesn’t get any better than this . .
Order the brand new Brian Wilson CD single "Walking Down The Path of Life/Love And Mercy"!
Proceeds from this recording will continue Brian's effort to help benefit victims of the recent hurricanes. You can purchase the CD Single for $10 or a special autographed CD for $50.
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