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New band Cats In Space annouced featuring former members of The Sweet, Asia, Ian Gillan and more

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DESTINATION....EARTH....2015...

‘CATS in SPACE’  have landed! A brand new 6 piece band, who armed with their  exciting brand of  ‘Power Pop Rock’, will transport you back to the heady days of the 70s when bands like ELO, Queen, 10cc & Cheap Trick in particular, ruled the airwaves.

Featuring band members with a wealth of experience in the music business for over 30 years, both as writers and performers their debut album ‘Too Many Gods’ is released worldwide in late 2015, with a single ‘Mr Heartache’ preceding it in the Summer.

The band members CVs are an impressive list including : THE SWEET, T’PAU, IAN GILLAN, ASIA, ROBIN TROWER, 10cc, ARENA, MORITZ , AIRRACE &  STATETROOPER amongst many.

The single co-written by founder member and guitarist GREG HART & lead vocalist of ‘1Occ’, MICK WILSON, also features a guest appearance by legendary Glam Rocker ANDY SCOTT from ‘THE SWEET’ on both vocals and guitar. Mick co-wrote several songs, and sang backing vocals on the entire album and also features as guest lead vocalist alongside PAUL MANZI on two tracks.

‘Too Many Gods’ was recorded and produced at Yellow Fish studios in Sussex, with long term co-pilot IAN CAPLE.

All songs were written by Greg Hart, or co-written by Greg and Mick Wilson.

Also, for the albums ‘centre-piece’, the band recruited legendary producer and Orchestral genius MIKE MORAN, famous for many musical contributions including FREDDIE MERCURY’S ‘Barcelona’. Mike  arranged and scored an 80 piece orchestra for the 7 minute epic  ‘Greatest Story Never Told’.

With soaring skyscraper vocal harmonies, hook laden choruses drenched in guitars, vintage synthesizers and orchestrations, the ‘CATS in SPACE’ pull no punches in delivering their symphonic power pop rock and hide no influences along the way. As the band say.. this album is “All killer, no kitty litter”!

PERSONEL:

GREG HART  Guitars, vocals, Synthesizers

PAUL MANZI  Lead vocals

STEEVI BACON Drums, Percussion

DEAN HOWARD Guitars

JEFF BROWN  Bass Guitars, vocals

ANDY STEWART Pianos, Synthesizers, Vocoder, Wurlitzer

SPECIAL GUEST PLAYERS:

MICK WILSON  Backing vocals, guest Lead vocals, Keyboards

GREG CAMBURN Saxophone

JANEY BOMBSHELL Backing vocals

MIKE MORAN  Orchestra arranger and performer.

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Is there a Danny Bowes connection?
 
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