"Pigeonhole (Laughing) Gravy and you may as well try to catch a rooster with one hand tied behind your back.." - Alex Sebright
"..brilliantly anarchic, totally unexpected and universally entertaining.." - Blueprint
"..Think Nick Cave or Tom Waits in session with the Alex Harvey Band, or Leonard Cohen getting down with the White Stripes and you get some idea of the extraordinary sound this quartet make.."
- Big Issue
"..Their eccentric mix of musical theatre takes in hokum, rogue jazz, country ballad, dance,bluegrass and blues rock.. they sound quite unlike anything you've heard before.." - Maxmag
1996:Mr.Bones and Mr.Beam
start touring throughout Britain as
professional street musicians.
1988 - 1992:Mr Bones flexes his songwriting skills;
Mr Beam masters the art of
Arrangement. The duo record dozens of demos, and arouse interest with
Virgin records.1993 - 97 - Continue to develop Street Show. Mr
Beam moonlights with other artistes.
1997: Record first CD 'Getting Ready For That
Great Day'. Extend street
performances to various other parts of Europe.
1998: Joined by 'Brother Abel Beam' who is
given an extended sabbatical by the
Abbot for research purposes. Invited to feature on Richard Littlejohn's
Radio 5 live show
in Covent Gardens
First meet with 'Dank' when he sessions
on the 'Beulah Land' Album, five
days before flying off to work in Nashville. Upon Dank's return the
boys head for Dublin
where they cause a riot playing in Temple Bar. Voted 'Best Streetband
in Britain' by The
Big Issue and 'Beulah Land' receives a 5 star review in 'Blueprint'
The legendary 'Alphonse Beauregard'
joins the band as Brother Abel's
sabbatical comes to an end. (The band would like to take this
opportunity to thank the
Abbot for entrusting Brother Abel to their care). Sell out tour of
France. Release 'Road
Movies' CD on the Amphonic label. Play for BBC Children in need and the
Headline BBC Music Live Festival
(broadcast on the Dr Rock Show) and take
their act and growing cult following indoors. Interviews on several
local radio shows.
Yes - anywhere. We love it. Too many special moments to list here...
The Band, Tom Waits, Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed