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Archive for November, 2011

Watch Bill’s Dandelion Diaries

Posted by Luke on November 29th, 2011

Bill has been shooting a Dandelion Diary at some of venues during his current UK tour.

There are currently four parts to watch on YouTube.

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

Part Four

Bill Bailey In Metal – Now Available On CD In The Shop

Posted by Luke on November 25th, 2011

Since the album Bill Bailey in Metal was released on download we’ve had a lot of requests for it to be made available in a holdy-onto format.

We always listen to your requests and so we are pleased to announce that you can now buy CD copies in the Bill Bailey Online Shop.

Bill Bailey In Metal - Online Shop CD Version

Bill Bailey is a guest on Radcliffe and Maconie’s 6 Music show today

Posted by Luke on November 21st, 2011

Bill will be chatting to Radcliffe & Maconie and playing tracks from the new album “Bill Bailey In Metal” today (Monday 21st of November), on BBC 6 Music between 2 and 3 PM. (Look for it on the BBC iPlayer after today too).

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0100rp6

Dandelion Mind Tour Reading Hexagon Date Change

Posted by Luke on November 10th, 2011

Due to proposed TUC industrial action on November 30th Bill Bailey’s  Reading Hexagon show will now take place on November 27th.

Ticketsfor the original show on November 30th will be honoured for the new November 27th date.

Ticket holders for the original date requiring refunds will need to approach the the ticket outlet that they used to purchase their tickets to obtain a refund.

http://www.readingarts.com/thehexagon/whatson/event.asp?id=SX9707-A781E9B7

UK Tour Dates – A BIG Thanks

Posted by Luke on November 8th, 2011

A BIG thanks to everyone who purchased Bill Bailey In Metal and for all of the kind comments you posted about it online. Your frenzied clicking pushed it into Amazon’s Top 20 for a while last week too. Proper job!

Thanks are also due to everyone who has already made the Dandelion Mind Tour so memorable and it is still only early days! Your knowledge of wading birds, bouzouki banter, panto style heckling, cockle-based humour and general unpredictable weirdness makes it all worthwhile. Looking forward to more as the tour continues.

New London Tour Date Added

Posted by Luke on November 8th, 2011

A new date has been added to the Dandelion Mind (Gently Modified) UK Tour. It is Sunday December 11 at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London.

Tickets are on sale now via the link on the TOUR PAGE

Bill Bailey Co-Hosts Kerrang! Radio’s Drive Time Show

Posted by Luke on November 3rd, 2011

Bill Bailey will be co-hosting an hour with Kate Lawler on Kerrang! Radio’s Drive Time Show on Friday November 4th from 3.00 pm 15:00 hours.

http://www.kerrangradio.co.uk/on-air/

Bill Bailey In Metal – Out Now!

Posted by Luke on November 1st, 2011

Today sees the launch of the eagerly awaited album Bill Bailey In Metal, a collection of nine solid rock tracks that were forged for Bill’s headline set in the fiery furnace of the Saturn Stage at Sonisphere 2011. Each of these pieces were then hammered into shape in the studio furnace using the voodoo brilliance of a superb band of musical sorcerers..

The track listing is as follows:

Lazer Gazer
Leg of Time (Metal Version)
Love Song (Metal Version)
Apocalyptic News (Metal Version)
Scarborough Fair (Rammstein Style)
Cars (Metal Version)
Das Hokey Kokey (Metal Version)
Oblivion (Metal Version)
Pot Plant Elegy (Metal Version)

Click HERE to download Bill Bailey in Metal from iTunes. (The album is also available from other leading digital download retailers too).

Bill Bailey in Metal should delight both metal and non-metal fans alike as Bill blends his inimitable genre-fusing, with foreign language frolics and meaningful whimsy. These new full studio versions of Bill’s most popular songs are accompanied by two instrumentals in the shape of Lazer Gazer and Pot Plant Elegy (Metal Version), tracks that usually form the musical soundtrack to the short films that have been a regular feature of Bill’s stage show. During the rehearsals for these sessions Bill’s band expanded and twisted these pieces so brilliantly he just knew that they should be included on the album.

Bill is delighted with this album as he believes that he has finally captured these songs as he has always heard them in his head.

Oh and make sure you don’t miss this intimate insight into the album’s recording process on YouTube.
Who stole the Leg of Time?