The Sleazoids are proud to be featured on recent release by The Wedding Present : a new charity album made up of covers of James Bond themes.
‘Not From Where I’m Standing’, due out on 4th December 2020 via the Come Play With Me label, sees current and former members of the band taking on 20 classic Bond themes, all in aid of mental health charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably). You can order the album, available on a double gatefold vinyl LP or on CD, here: https://cpwm.awesomedistro.com/ and read the full story behind the release here: https://scopitones.co.uk/archives/8594
The Sleazoids are featured first up on the album with an off-kilter crazy take on the James Bond theme! See the full tracklisting below.
SIDE A 1. James Bond Theme – The Sleazoids 2. You Only Live Twice – The Wedding Present 3. Goldfinger – Simone White 4. Goldeneye – Follow The Moths 5. The Man With The Golden Gun – Jetstream Pony SIDE B 1. Live And Let Die – The Donalds 2. The World Is Not Enough – Maria Scaroni 3. Diamonds Are Forever – Cinerama 4. Tomorrow Never Dies – Danielle Wadey & Charles Layton 5. All Time High – Minitel SIDE C 1. Nobody Does It Better – Samuel Beer-Pearce 2. For Your Eyes Only – Klee 3. Thunderball – The Legendary Len Liggins 4. Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – Sleeper featuring David Lewis Gedge 5. From Russia With Love – Graeme Ramsay
SIDE D 1. View To A Kill – Terry de Castro 2. Die Another Day – The Ukrainians 3. Skyfall – Such Small Hands 4. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – Shaun Charman 5. We Have All The Time In The World – David Lewis Gedge
We’re very excited to have been asked to take part in David Gedge and The Wedding Present’s EDGE OF THE SOFA virtual festival, taking place of the Edge of the Sea festival usually held in Brighton, UK each year. It’s happening on Fri 14th and Sat 15th of August – as far as we know it will be FREE TO VIEW ONLINE – so keep an eye on The Wedding Present on Facebook and their newsletter linked here also xhttps://tinyurl.com/y2pt3cgp
We’re also super excited about our forthcoming shows in March – first up is LIVEWIRE! in Leicester, on Saturday 7th March supporting the fabulous SENSATION SEEKERS with their hammond-psyche-fuzz-beat guaranteed to get any go-go party going with their patented prog-sploitation sounds! With their single ‘monkey paws’ setting BBC Radio 6 alight; this is both their and our 1st time in Leicester! Tickets just £7 in advance online here!
Then, on the 21st there’s the mighty PIZZAFEST at the Fulford Arms in York, featuring 11 bands and free pizza, all for your £10 entry free (Buy tickets online here: £10 advance, more on the door). There’s a coupla great stories about the event online already here from IPA Music and The Punk Site !
Hey! We’ ve only got a couple more shows before the end of the year, a big private party on the 17th Dec and a Christmas spectacular blowout on the 21st at the mulberry tavern Sheffield on Fri 21st with Surf Muscle, Friends of Batman and Iron Sphincter! These shows mark the end of our official INSANE ESCAPADES LP launch tour so hope to see you at one of them. In the meantime, we ‘ve created a YouTube playlist of 5 of our homemade music videos of songs from the LP for you to enjoy, so merry Xmas to all our Sleazoid family chums old and new! https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBaM5ZE6iXgRjzL30zDjGR0SVlDO8J3rV
MERCH ALERT! We are running seriously low on Sleazoids T-Shirts with just a handful left in medium and large sizes, and only a couple of XL left. If you want one, you can buy separately or as part of a bargain deluxe bundle along with our Vinyl LP (and a FREE comic!) from us here: https://thesleazoids.bandcamp.com/merch