This page along with many
others on the site are being added to, and updated, as and when we find
News is as follows;
LEAP UP ON ME LEPPARD
Dick will be guesting with Def Leppard on their two UK dates again this year.
The format is the same... [i.e. on for the encore number only]
and great fun will be had by all.
The Dates -
Fri 12th June 2009 Dublin O2
Sun 14th June 2009 The Download Festival
A GINGER WILDHEART
Also, here are the confirmed dates for the mini-fortnight tour in May with our buddy Ginger
Keys are rockin' and theres lots of vocals too from Dick, including at least one Lead Vox.
[just like he sang it on the album.... aaaahhhh...]
17 Mar 2009 - Ginger Solo Tour - Dates Official
The full tour dates are:
1 May, TJ's Newport
2 May, Fibbers, York
3 May, JB's, Dudley
4 May, Ruby Lounge, Manchester
5 May, Corporation, Sheffield
6 May, Seven, Nottingham
7 May, O2 Academy (Islington), London
9 May, The Railway, Winchester
10 May, Rios, Leeds
11 May, Academy 2, Newcastle
13 May, Ivory Blacks, Glasgow
14 May, Spring & Airbrake, Belfast
The Stars Dance Bright
dp would like to announce that they hope most sincerely, that 2007 was a better year for you than it was for them
tribulations, losses deep, and near misses were the trend my dear
friends. And, with the godless quickening of the Bush family thickening
their plots, it may not seem like there's much to cheer about, -but
there's lots. For now, we wrote a tune or two, and with some glue, we
fashioned us a play, to take the mind away from worlds of weary care.
To help it to prepare for possibilities sublime -though no-one really
has the time for flights of fancy any more. Is it just something
immature, to dream of opening a door into another human-kind? A
'future-being' that leaves, so far behind it any notion of corruption,
that it causes an eruption of pure love.
In view of twenty-twelve, some
people choose to delve among the prophecies for clues, -either that or
sing the blues, or in the case of artists, both. Though this tends to
melancholic, -either that or alcoholic, one can still tune in the
silver-lining view. For nothing is empirical. Look at me, -though usually
so cynical, it turns out I waxeth lyrical.
I am reaching the limit on this site and have to do some trimming, so in the meantime you can hear TWO of the tunes from TSDB on the decentpie MySpace page. Click the link below, and look for the titles; 'A Chance To Understand' and 'Song Of The Sheople' which will appear in the music player at the top right of the page, click the title to listen.
Fanatics may find a dp track or two that they haven't heard posted HERE but I think you have to join to download... maybe?
The Recent Wildhearts Album
: High vocal, Toy Piano (rel date: 23.4.07)
The New Ginger Album
: A LEAD VOCAL, lots of BV's, lots of Keys and Weirdness. (rel date: 28.01.08)
The New Def Leppard Album
: Grand piano*, Hammond. (upcoming -rel date: March 17 2008)
is going to be a bonus track version of a tune from this album with the
working title: 'LOVE', which will be Piano-Vocals only, -so featuring
(he goes a bit 'Garson' in the middle bit)
The upcoming Surinder Sandhu album : Guitar, Inspiration (rel date: spring 2008)
Some SERIOUS playing from The Pie on this album
The upcoming Louise Warren album : Most instruments, co-written and produced by Dave (rel date: TBA)
Also, don't forget the LIVE trio
Jim Simpson knocks the twat out of a drum kit, joining Dave on lead and
Dick playing bass to form SOAPSTONE MANIAC As a multi-discipline trio though, they are prone to swapping instruments and roles
depending on the song. The material is a deliberately ecclectic mixture
of original work, drawn from the individual and co-written repertoires
of Mr Decent and Mr Pie. Though it has to be said, [rather excitingly] that the more unusual, weird, crazy shit seems to
be getting a fair crack of the set list.
You can go to the blog HERE if you
live round the West Mids [UK] region to get updates on when and where
you can see 'The Maniac' And there will be recordings coming soon, posted, or for
purchase. The blog also has details of any other breaking news.
The newest, craziest, and most beautiful yet, LIVE incarnation of The
!!! UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE !!!
LIVE @ The Roadhouse Feb 21 2007 Live Recordings of The Maniac @ Large
Excitement/Vibe Level: high
Things to spot: real+music+trio
D, J & The Pi
No Man Is An Ireland
Don't forget, it's always a good idea to check the blog
for the latest breaking stuff