MP3 Convertible Blondes - POP: Power Pop
pop/rock songs with a soaring vocalist, grinding guitars and a rhythm section that drives...
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POP: Power Pop, ROCK: Modern Rock
Convertible Blondes connect with their fans with a simple approach. "We write songs about what''s going on in our lives. We all have our good days and bad days and we write it all down. Our fans relate to our songs because no matter where they live, Australia or West Virginia, we all have similar experiences in our lives."
The four piece band from Ohio combine high energy music with distinct harmonies and a heart felt approach that reaches out to thier fans. That music translates on stage to a Rock N'' Roll performance that capitvates audiences and wins "the Blondes" instant FANS! Take one look at their international touring credentials and you see - they have fans all over the world. "It''s an honor to travel to other countries to play our show. When the music starts - we all speak the same language," says lead singer Gina Hall.
Gina and lead guitarist Larry Collinsworth are the founders of the band. Gina fronts the band, plays keyboards and keeps the energy alive on stage. Larry is the band leader and produced the band''s new CD ConvertibleBlondes. Bub Koster on bass and drummer Brian Myers keep the band anchored with a solid rhythm section. All the band members sing background vocals and Bub is featured on the duet "Thank You", which will be released as one of the singles from the new CD.
"We love being in a band", says Gina. "We are all big music fans, our heroes are the bands we grew up listening to. Working with the talented musicians who also have great voices in this band is a lot of fun and we are friends too. When we write our songs we make it a collaboration, incorporating everyone''s styles and tastes. This CD is a collection of songs that we are proud to offer to our fans."
The Blondes maintain a 50 week per year performance schedule which has allowed them to build an exciting live performance. The band has a true passion for playing their music in front of an audience. Their enthusiasm carries them through the many weeks they are on the road away from their families and friends. "We love our fans, they are what keeps us going."
Travelling to Australia in January 2004, the Blondes played dates in Queensland and New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and while on tour released an advance single from the new CD, "She Wants to Rock". "She Wants to Rock" went on to chart on the Australia ARIA charts during January and February 2004, climbing to #25 on the NSW chart based on sales and radio airplay.
"Things have really been moving fast for us the last couple of months," says Gina. "We are playing the new originals in our live show and getting a great response from our fans. The new CD will be released July 4th and the excitment is growing." The Blondes credit thier recent success to hard work, great live chemistry on stage and perserverence. "And our fans. We have the best fans in the world."