The Spandettes Live Report: SEQUIN SUNRISE Album Release Party!

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SEQUIN SUNRISE

The Spandettes Live Report: SEQUIN SUNRISE Album Release Party!
By Creators’ Lounge staff Mika(Torocal Girls / トロカル女子)

March. 4th. 2016
“The Spandettes” had their new album “SEQUIN SUNRISE” release party
at Revival.
Since releasing their debut work “Spandex Effect”(2013) they achieved popularity in Japan as well.

Alex Tait(Vocal) is the band leader who have released a solo album.
Maggie Hopkins(Vocal)has a refreshing singing voice.
Lizzy Clarke(Vocal) has an agressive and powerful voice.
They have their own identity which is attracting many fans.

They performed 14 songs and made the audience excited with their music.
During the performance, Alex mentioned it was Lizzy Clarke’s birthday.
The audience turned into celebration mood.
Their new album is free soul but added are new sounds like groovy and pop perfect for summer.
The audienced danced the night away with the sound of music from “The Spandettes”.

The Spandettes – Dig Deeper from David Charlec on Vimeo.

2016年3月4日
雪の少し残るダウンタウンのRevivalにてThe Spandettesの新作アルバム
『SEQUIN SUNRISE』リリースパーティーが行われた。

デビュー・アルバム『Spandex Effect』(2013年)のリリースをきっかけに
日本でも人気を博したカナダ・トロント出身のディスコ・ソウル・バンド”The Spandettes”

バンドリーダーを務めるAlex Tait(Vocal)
スタイリッシュで爽やかな歌声の持ち主Maggie Hopkins(Vocal)
力強い歌声で観客を魅了するLizzy Clarke( Vocal)

10人という大所帯で迫力のある演奏とソウルフルな歌声で観客を沸かせた。
今回のライブでは新作アルバム『SEQUIN SUNRISE』の楽曲を中心に
全14曲を披露。

MCでは誕生日を迎えたメンバーの一人Lizzy Clarkeへのバースデーコールがあり
会場は更にパッピーなムードに包まれた。

彼らのベースにあるフリーソウルにグルーヴィーでポップで夏を意識したトロピカルなサウンドが 加わった今回の楽曲。
観客たちは思い思いに歌い、踊り彼らから発信される新たな音楽に酔いしれていた。

“[The Spandettes] second album is cheerful and includes lovely original songs with acid jazz influences and good summer vibes. We love their cover of Lemuria’s bitter-sweet song, ‘All I’ve Got To Give’.”
(Bounce Mag, Japan)

“As the album title suggests, [Sequin Sunrise] represents a new chapter for The Spandettes. The band has achieved dramatic musical growth on this album.”
(Yoshiaki Takahashi from Japanese liner notes)






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