Scarlet`s `BLONDE` thinking leads to confusing second release
Released on: February 23, 2008, 4:09 am
Press Release Author: Nigel Paice
Press Release Summary: Electro Pop Outfit Scarlet BLONDE release the 2nd of 12 releases this year on February 29th
Press Release Body: \"The attitude of Goldfrapp, mixed with a hefty pinch of up-beat Sugarbabe, and boasts spot on harmonies.drips with potential\" Glasswerks
\"This is a great start to 2008. First the Glasswerk New Music Awards \'Best Electronica Act\' award, then the Scrub Radio best Album nomination" - DawnyVic 2008 sees Scarlet BLONDE releasing a new track every month to an army of loyal fans and an unsuspecting public at large. February\'s offering \'I Don\'t Know\' is released via all good download stores on the 29th and is sure to further establish Scarlet BLONDE in the mainstream consciousness.
Taken from the debut album \'Bedroom Superstars\' (hypermedia, 2007), collaborators Ditch and DawnyVic serve up shimmering slices of pop candy much in the tradition of their influences, which span just about everything from 80\'s synth, 70\'s punk, New Wave, Dance, Hip-Hop and full-on in your face Rock.
This debut album is a powerful collection of tunes with a dark sexual, sensual edge smartly constructed with a hint of sex and violence to excite and astound. DawnyVic's impressively strong and dominant vocals and fretwork combined with Ditch GBH\'s blistering keyboard virtuosity make this an electro-rock masterpiece.
\"...this ain\'t retro - this is cool, rockin\' twenty-first century pop-mongery, lean, crisp and done to perfection! Scarlet BLONDE \"love pop music like it used to be\" and they take all of those early influences and re-model aspects of them into one very \'now\' sounding, intoxicating, wild brew of a musical beast. Scarlet BLONDE are totally focussed and dedicated to their chosen musical direction and their combined passion shows in their rock-solid and precisely crafted work - Scarlet BLONDE mean business; they\'re a bit like a runaway train that\'s heading your way - still on the rails, heavy with momentum and unstoppable.\" Toxic Pete
The duo\'s colourful past also forms part of their unique approach to music and life in general, with an often acerbic wit seeping through their pop-rock wall of sound.
You know, just the usual stuff - like Ditch\'s \'perfect for the tabloids\' love-life to DawnyVic\'s well-hailed axe mastery - which has landed her a seat among the UK\'s rock royalty. Together, they form a most unusual synthesis that defies corporate rock, and yet embraces perhaps its future form.
Already hailed by one UK reviewer as \'passionate, rock-solid and intoxicating\', \'Bedroom Superstars\' features soon-to-be hits like the electro-rock \'Electric\'; hip hop-tinged \'I Don\'t Know\' and the more deceptively electronic \'Whenever Whatever\' hit NUMBER 1 in the US eMUSIC Industrial Charts after being selected by eMUSIC as their \'Freshly Ripped\' Artist!
The EP also made a respectable showing in eMUSIC USA\'s House and overall Dance charts, sitting at numbers 17 and 39 respectively!
The Whenever Whatever EP entered the Juno Rock/Indie charts on both sides of the Atlantic rising into the top 10 above new releases from The Gossip. The Rakes, Madness, Kings have Long Arms and Thom Yorke marking another milestone in their rise after becoming the \'Best Electronica Act\' at the \'Glasswerk New Music Awards\' last year. Containing 6 tracks- the original version plus 5 remixes- personally chosen by the band from hundred\'s of entrants to the Sony\'s Acid Planet Remix Competition which took place last Summer. \"Whenever Whatever\" plays like an anthem from a club scene. It is a catchy track with suitably angry and offensive lyrics. The vocal lead is full of attitude, which complements the darker electronica accompaniment. \" Burst Radio
\"SB have taken electro and made it irresistibly sexy...an ice cool slice of cocksure rock n roll, full of suitable attitude and swagger. Violent post-punk vocals slither above the throbbing industrial beats and wayward synths, sexy music by sexy people.\" Subba-Cultcha
\"A violent synth beat reminiscent of those heady Sheffield days of the 80's. Stuff dreams are made of... it knocks seven sorts of shit out of most of the indie based guitar based bands that are spouting from every other myspace page. Oddly addictive\" Get Ready to Rock
February 29th has been the traditional time that women can propose marriage. With the release of 'I Don't Know' on the same day, A lyric about facing your fears and pushing on through anyway, seems rather apt.
Review copies of \'Bedroom Superstar' are available on request. Interviews available by arrangement: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tracks available for podcast exploitation at: http://music.podshow.com and http://www.madbouncydogs.com/store