Fantasy band: Pandr Eyez
Band Name: "It's a Celebration, Bitches"
- Teena Marie with Beyonce's stage presence (lead vocals)
- Prince (guitar, vocals)
- Stevie Wonder (piano, vocals)
- Herbie Hancock (syth)
- Questlove (drums)
- The Temptations and The Supremes (backing vocals)
- Bootsy Collins (bass)
- Andrew Woolfolk from Earth, Wind and Fire (saxophone, flute)
As we started thinking of artists for the band, it developed a funky flavour. We like to imagine that the group was put together by Rick James, who gave them their name. These are all musicians that we really respect - there are so many artists that could go in other versions of fantasy bands but we wanted to make sure everyone would blend together well. (Let the record state that Ferren wanted to add Will Ferrell on cowbell but the idea was rejected.)
Be sure to check out the band when they play the Shacklewell Arms on November 28th.
Last week Tennis released a ten track slice of sunshine (Cape Dory) to coincide with a massive dip in the UK weather. Our theory is that the record took the majority of our 'sunshine quota', leaving us with wind/rain/freezing nights, but that's ok, just put the record on and pretend your sailing the Eastern seabord and everything will be fine. To celebrate the release of the album, the band have put together a 'Fantasy Band' feature for us. It’s not very often that a fan... (continued) [read more]
Here is our fantasy band chosen by each member of A Classic Education following their own instrument ha! The band is named A Rough Education, it's our way better alter-ego! Plus our secret weapon is the double vocals that our keyboard player can pull....hehe....Victoria Legrand! Our impossible Frankenstein is a six legged beast, it definitely cannot play solos but has a knack for melodies....here we go: On guitar Luca says...."well if I can't pick myself in my dream band (!!... (continued) [read more]