Magic Ship set to rock The Clubhouse, West London's newest live music venue. 11th July, it'll be a double set from around 8.30. If you've seen us before. Come again. Tell your friends. If you've never seen Magic Ship live then make the effort and we'll put on a great show for you. Venue details here www.theclubhouse.ph Oooh...nice carvery!
See you on the 11th.
Last night saw Magic Ship Voguing for the cameras in Brentford, West London. The Griffin, home to Bees fans and home to the Hobbit football film, Green Street. Now home to Magic Ship photo shoot number 1.
Mark Baker (photographer to the stars - Afrika Bambaataa, Celine Dion, Kulashaker et al) was on camera duty and worked hard to make us look good. Hard and fast. Here's how we rolled...
> top of the fire escape stairs
> bottom of the fire escape stairs
> beer garden seated
> beer garden standing
> outside pub against black gate
> outside pub frontage
> inside pub playing cards
> inside pub lounging on bar
> inside pub in front of dartboard
> outside in the street
That took about 3 hours and a dozen costume changes. Scarf on. Scarf off. Jacket on. Jacket off. Scarf *and* Jacket on (keep you on your toes). You get the picture.
Was good fun and we'll let you see the best of the shots on magic-ship.com very soon.
Magic Ship wins Classic Rock magazine's Battle of the Bands. After nearly two weeks of intense voting a winner is announced and it's Magic Ship with the title track from their album 'LoveTel Motel'. Read about it here: http://www.classicrockmagazine.com/news/battle-of-the-band-winner-announced/
Lucky you because you can also download the track for free right here: http://www.magic-ship.com/xspf/music/MagicShip-LoveTelMotel.mp3
You can also buy or download the whole album from Amazon, CDBaby, iTunes, Napster and other good music retailers.
Updated the site with song lyrics and chords. These are some of the original chord sheets used when writing, recording and rehearsing the songs for the LoveTel Motel album. Handwritten notes included.
We've also added a load more photos into the photo section. Surprisingly! Some from rehearsals and early LoveTel recording sessions at Airplay studios and plenty more from our live run-ins at the Half Moon in Putney, West London.
If you find the mailing list button on the site doesn't work - try using the ontact page instead to get yourself on the mailing list or just to say hello. We always like to hear comments from random strangers. Particularly if they are not about university degrees or male enhancement pills.
Keep checking back for more good stuff including shots from the upcoming photo shoot and videos from some of our live shows.
Oh - before we forget - download the LoveTel Motel MP3. It's free! Tell your friends. Sweet.
Back in rehearsals tonight. Next week should see us at a band photo shoot. More news to follow.
This magic-ship.com site has had an overhaul. Few new widgets and bit and bobs. Listen to the music. Check the photos. We'll be uploading lyrics and stuff soon too. Some time this week we'll be getting the Classic Rock magazine Battle of the Bands result. Keep checking back for more.
We're featured in this weeks 'Battle of the Bands' in the online version of Classic Rock magazine. How cool is that? Therefore we would really appreciate it if you would just take a moment to vote for us. Here's how to vote:
From Classic Rock's website about Battle of the Bands: Ding-ding! Seconds out! Welcome to round five of Classic Rock magazine's new war of the great unsigned! The idea is simple: we'll give you access to two unsigned bands. Download their songs and then vote for the band you like the most. The following Friday we'll count the votes – and the winner will get a spot on a forthcoming Classic Rock magazine CD, taking their music to 70,000 rock fans.
Click on this link to listen to the Magic Ship song and that our opponent: http://www.classicrockmagazine.com/news/battle-of-the-bands-magic-ship-vs-fare-evaders/
If, however, you are a bit pressed for time you can simply register a vote for us by sending an email with the subject line 'Magic' to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks very much for your support.
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