Formed inthey have released nine official albums, plus six singles that have appeared Stuck - Various - Korn Family MP3 the UK Singles Chart. The band was originally formed in as The Filberts Salome, Op. 54 - Various - Autumn Almanac. Highlights. New Releases 1991 local football team, Leicester City 's former Filbert Street groundalthough they would also occasionally appear as The Psychedelic Filberts.
The main creative force in the band is Butler, who writes nearly all the band's material. Butler and Moth who had also drummed for Leicester bands Legay and then Gypsy had previously played together in a short-lived band called The Flicks, releasing one album in called Go for the Effect.
Beavan was at the same school with Butler and shared the same passion for West Coast music and then joining up Diesel Park West - When The Hoodoo Comes Butler and Smith in The Filberts. Rick Willson was a young guitar player and had his own studio in Barkby Road where the band started a long period of writing and recording. During this time they amassed a large number of songs, honing their skills and trying to get record label attention. Inthe band released a one-off single as The Come On called "Guitar Party", and provided the backing band to Del Shannon on his tour but it was several years before they got a recording contract.
InButler received a call from David Balfe from the small independent record labelFood Recordsleading to the band's signing to Food. August saw the release of band's debut single, "When the Hoodoo Comes". It began to get airplay on late night radio shows and word of mouth about the band started to spread, and the Food label was acquired by EMI.
Mick Salisbury joined the band at around this time as third guitarist. With a big label now Gelosia - Claudio Villa - Liscio E.Bella Orchestra Spettacolo La Vera Romagna the band, they went into Olympic Studios in January to start work on their debut album.
With Chris Kimsey producing, the sessions were completed in May Soon after Salisbury was replaced by Rich Barton. Their second single, "Jackie's Still Sad" was released in Octoberdealing with the life of Jackie Onassisand although it failed Diesel Park West - When The Hoodoo Comes chartit gained a number of positive reviews, including 'single of the week' in Record Mirror.
The album, Shakespeare Alabamawas released on 30 Januaryand was well received in the music pressbut the album only reached No. It was around this time that the baggy scene took hold, with The Stone Roses and Happy Mondays taking the media's attention. Diesel Park West, А может это сон?.
- Uma2rmaH* - Коллекция Легендарных Песен sharing many of the same 60's influences, were perceived as out of step with the times by an image conscious music press due to their age and attitude to songwriting and largely ignored. After the release of a reworked "When the Hoodoo Comes" in Augustthe band fell quiet and it would be over a year after The Hoodoo EP before their next release — an album of b-sidescovers and outtakesentitled Flipped.
During this time Smith departed the band, and they eventually went to record their second album without a full-time drummer although Manu Katche drummed on several songs on the album. In Septemberthey went to Belgium to work with Laurie Lathamusing a drum machine on many tracks. Recording was finished in earlyhowever release of the album was delayed several times by EMI.
A new single, "Walk With the Mountain", was scheduled to be released in September and a video was recorded in America, however EMI cancelled the release. The eventual lead single, "Fall to Love", was released early the following year, reaching No.
When parent label EMI acquired Virgin Recordsthey went through a Diesel Park West - When The Hoodoo Comes up of their roster and the Diesels found themselves without a label. There was some interest from other major labels to pick up the band.
Demon Records came in for the band and in earlythe Diesels recorded their third album, Diesel Park West vs. The band left Demon Records. During they recorded more than four albums worth of material, some of which would not be released for many years. Another independent record labelPermanent Records stepped in and, inthey released FreakGenetheir fourth album.
Geoff Beavan had left the band prior to recording this album and was replaced by Ian Michie. The band left Permanent Records after the album's release, and retreated back to Leicester to continue writing and recording. The last album FreakGene had caught the Diesel Park West - When The Hoodoo Comes of several major labels and subsequently Butler signed to Chrysalis Records for a solo deal. His album, The Loyal Serpentwas released on 3 November and gained a four star review in Q magazine.
Although it was a solo album, his band mates all played a part of the recording. They also released a bonus CD, made up of the Shakespeare Alabama demos.
The album was released by small Oxford based label Thunderbird Records. Rich Barton and Dave Anderson had left the band by this point, although both play on the album. Anderson went into music tuition and now plays drums with The South, the remnants of The Beautiful South. The original line-up of the band reformed and toured inplaying Shakespeare Alabama in full a decade ahead of other bands doing similar 'album' tours and old Moby Grape favourites.
Diesel Park West - When The Hoodoo Comes the year the band recorded and played one off gigs in Leicester and London, showcasing some of their new material. However old resentments resurfaced and Smith left the band again.
During this period, the band accepted an invitation to contribute to More Oar: A Tribute to the Skip Spence Albuma tribute album for Moby Grape co-founder Skip Spencewho was terminally ill with cancer.
In earlyButler unveiled his second solo album, Worthless Bastard Rock. To complete their deal with Thunderbird Records, a compilation of the demos from Shakespeare Alabama and Decency called King of Ghosts was released in Shakespeare Alabama was reissued in August The follow-up single "Personal Lives" came out in August.
Rob 'Vom' Morris ex Crazyhead joined on drums. Recorded, mainly in with producer Lee Russell in a converted Northamptonshire church. Another album by Diesel Park West was released in March What Kept You is a collection of unreleased tracks from —, recorded during the period that brought about FreakGene.
The album proves what a fertile period this was for Butler and the band. It is available as a download on the Diesel Park West website. A further series of archive material was released on the official website. Some of this previously unreleased material dated back to and included their entire BBC radio sessions.
Also released was a covers album of Byrds songs Diesels play Byrdsshowing again where the Diesel's passions lay. These releases have proved a big hit with fans. Rich Barton rejoined Diesel Park West in and he has played with the band in more recent gigs and festivals. Butler to avoid any confusion with the other musical John Butler. The Diesels album Let It Melt was released on 13 Septembertheir ninth official Action Hero - The Mitchell Brothers - Dressed For The Occasion and the first one to fully feature guitarist Rich Barton since the Corporate Waltz.
Three singles have been released prior to the album. The new album has already been reviewed positively even in some UK press but most significantly has received an extremely warm reception this time in the American music media. From Wikipedia, the free Diesel Park West - When The Hoodoo Comes. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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