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Keith Top of The Pops "I Hate Your Band" reviewed

Keith Top Of The Pops & His Minor UK Indie Celebrity All-Star Backing Band (yeah thats the legit name) are Art Bruts mates, and from the look of the line up, everyone elses mate as well.

The band began as a stand in replacement opener for Art Brut back in 2006 and well I had never heard of them until I stumbled upon this photograph, a tribute to Johnny Cash's Live At Folsom Prison)   It made me have to have a listen.

The song "I Hate Your Band", is so fun and so hip that I instantly want to hear more.  It's rare I make it through an entire song on first go round.  I stop it mid way and ponder if its worth my three minutes.  This got a full play through and numerous repeats as well as a fact finding mission on who this happy bloke is.

The song is from the newly released "The album, F*ck You! I'm Keith Top Of The Pops " on Corporate Records UK.  This is a self funded event and interestingly enough a 'pay what you want' proposition for the digital version.

GREAT song and so catchy- listen here http://corporaterecords.co.uk/KEITHTOPOFTHEPOPS/index.html

You must check this out, here are the members of the band:
 
Keith Top – Rhythm Guitar, Lead Vocals, Clapping, and Acoustic guitar
Mikey Brut – Drums, Clapping, Melodica, Tambourine (Art Brut)
Fruitbat – Bass, Backing Vocals (Carter USM)
Jimbob – Backing Vocals (Carter USM)
Simon Indelicate – Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (The Indelicates)
Julia Indelicate – Piano, Backing Vocals (The Indelicates)
Sue Denim – Violin, Backing Vocals (Robots In Disguise)
Dee Plume – Backing Vocals (Robots In Disguise)
Adie Nunn – Rhythm Guitar
James Rocks – Rhythm Guitar (The Rock & Roll Idiots)
Micky Ciccone – Rhythm Guitar (The Last Army)
Tim Ten Yen – Clapping, Backing Vocals
Charley Stone – Rhythm & Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (The Famous Cocks)
David Barnett – Rhythm & Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (The Famous Cocks)
Arec G Litter – Sax, Backing Vocals (Glam Chops)
John Moore – Harmonica, Saw (Black Box Recorder)
Luke Haines – Wah Guitar (Black Box Recorder, The Auteurs)
Sarah Nixey – Lead Vocals on the duet (Black Box Recorder)
Johhny Fade – Lead Guitar (The Fades)
Jasper Future – Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals (Art Brut)
Ian Catskilkin – Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (Art Brut)
Eddie Argos – Stylophone, Backing Vocals (Art Brut)
Dave Fade – Wah Guitar, Backing Vocals (The Fades)
Jackie McKeown – Rhythm & Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (The Yummy Fur, 1990s)
Sara – Saw (The Sawchestra)
Dyan Valdes – Backing Vocals (The Blood Arm)
Keith Murray – Backwards singing, Clapping (We Are Scientists)
Chris Cain – Backwards singing, Clapping (We Are Scientists)

Yeah fit that on a tour bus.

Check out this innovative label as well
http://corporaterecords.co.uk/

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