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  Quarterlifeparty
We reluctantly made the painful Sunday night drive to DC last night to catch Shearwater at the Black Cat and by the end of the night it was absolutely worth it.
Thor (the drummer, clarinet, xylophone and pots/pan player), a cross between the beast from the 1987 "Beauty and the Beast" TV show and Fabio, was one of the coolest members of a band I have seen in a while.
Overall, this is a must see band and might be one of the best shows we see all year.
quarterlifeparty.blogspot.com   (1828 words)

  
  Blue (boy band) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blue was a British boy band consisting of four members: Lee Ryan, Duncan James, Antony Costa, and Simon Webbe.
The band released their debut single "All Rise" in May 2001 and it reached number 4 in the UK singles chart.
The band decided to split after Elton John suggested that their popularity was decreasing and that they should concentrate on their solo careers.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Blue_(boy_band)   (567 words)

  
 BBC - Coventry and Warwickshire Music - Blue @ the NEC
Arguably the best R'n'B band to emerge in the last six months, Blue took the NEC by storm on 1 December with a 12,000 strong concert sell-out as part of their UK tour.
Interacting with their audience, Blue performed most of the major hits from their platinum selling album 'All Rise' and threw in a couple of promising hits from their future album.
Accompanied by reflective glo sticks and a cracking firework display, the boys had a glow that was all their own.
www.bbc.co.uk /coventry/music/stories/2002/11/blue-the-nec.shtml   (487 words)

  
 A court battle about the band name 'Blue' @ Top40-Charts.com - 40 Top 20 & Top 40 Music Charts from 25 Countries
Seventies rockers Blue and record entrepreneur Matt Nicholson are suing boy band Blue and EMI/Virgin for up to £5 million, claiming confusion about the names was damaging the original group's recording career and reputation.
Mr Justice Hugh Laddie was told by Charles Purle QC that the reputation of his clients, the original Blue, was being threatened by the new boy band because fans might confuse the two.
The veteran Blue are expected to produce evidence from Sir Elton John to confirm that the band were signed 30 years ago to his Rocket record label and that he produced their album Another Night Time Flight.
top40-charts.com /news.php?nid=5153   (522 words)

  
 Blue (1970s band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blue was a Scottish pop/rock musical band, which was formed in Glasgow in 1973.
But the 1970s band Blue lost the case, when the judge opined that "it is not difficult to distinguish between the present day pop group, and the original users of the group’s title".
Hugh Nicholson was a member of the Scottish pop band, Marmalade, between 1971 and 1973, when he left to form Blue.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blue_(1970s_band)   (496 words)

  
 TCM Breaking News - 2002/10/01: Cilla teams up with boy band Blue
Cilla Black is teaming up with boy band Blue to relaunch her pop career 40 years after her first hit, she revealed today.
Now the boys from Blue — Duncan, Anthony, Simon and Lee — have agreed to sing backing vocals on Cilla’s new album, on which she performs dance versions of some of her biggest hits.
She told how she has now become best mates with the band after their appearance on the show, which is back for an 18th series later this month.
archives.tcm.ie /breakingnews/2002/10/01/story70675.asp   (533 words)

  
 boy band
They are, in fact, a band, and they are in fact comprised of three boys, but this is not a boy band in the typical sense of the word "boy band." Ok, without the coreography, and the highlights in the hair, you might be thinking.
Of course, every young person wants to put the poster of their favorite boy band artist on the wall of their room with annoying colors on each wall.
This band of boys won't disappoint in the photo department.
www.typhoonferri.com /boyband   (590 words)

  
 Blue Rose Cafe
Jack Long, Pat's father, was the band's booking agent, getting them gigs throughout the southwest, and Michael Podhurcak was the offstage "sixth member" of the band, running sound and co-piloting as Steve drove the bus in the wee hours of the morning.
Blue Rose Café spent about two and a half years, from 1974 to 1976, touring throughout Oklahoma, Colorado, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana and Arizona, usually for week-long gigs, and developed a devoted following throughout the south and southwest.
As an early influence on the progressive country scene, the musicians in Blue Rose Café threw elements of folk, swing, jazz, bluegrass and blues into the mix, thus creating a sound that would help lead to today's Americana/alt-country genre, and form a powerful and lasting influence on Kevin Welch's writing for decades to come.
www.bluerosecafeband.com /index.html   (312 words)

  
 Blue Rose Cafe
Jack Long, Pat's father, was the band's booking agent, getting them gigs throughout the southwest, and Michael Podhurcak was the offstage "sixth member" of the band, running sound and co-piloting as Steve drove the bus in the wee hours of the morning.
Blue Rose Café spent about two and a half years, from 1974 to 1976, touring throughout Oklahoma, Colorado, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana and Arizona, usually for week-long gigs, and developed a devoted following throughout the south and southwest.
Although Blue Rose Café never put out an album in the '70s, old tapes were recently unearthed of the band, live at various gigs in Oklahoma and Arkansas.
www.bluerosecafeband.com   (547 words)

  
 Boy Band Cartoons
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 BOY BAND BLUE HEAD FOR HOLLYWOOD Sunday Mirror - Find Articles
Fans of recently split band Blue won't have to wait too long to see the boys back in action - it seems every one of the gorgeous foursome is planning an acting career.
Instead of being a rival, Lee may end up giving Dunc the acting break he needs, as the Blue boy everyone is tipping as most likely to make it as a solo singing star is concentrating on a new career as a movie director instead.
During a summer break from Blue earlier this year, Lee, 21, enrolled on a six-week film directing course in New York and has signed up with Sexy Beast star Ray Winstone's agent, indicating acting is on the cards, too.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4161/is_200411/ai_n12909772   (936 words)

  
 Blue Lake Records News
Songs might be used for the sampler project of rockabilly bands that play at the Taco's, to be continued....
This much awaited CD of the most know swiss rockabilly band would be available in the first months of 2004, to be continued...
Indeed, we shared the place in Montreux with two local hard rock bands and it was becoming difficult to live with them...
www.bluelake.ch /english/news.htm   (1012 words)

  
 Amazon.com: All Rise: Music: Blue   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boy bands come and boy bands go and they average around 4 to 5 years.
However, what's so interesting about this four piece boy band from Britain is that they share the vocals around relatively evenly unlike many boy bands which happens to be a one man event.
At first I was suspicious because there are already so many boy bands out there, all with the bandmember who has highlighted hair and a pretty voice, etc. However, there is something unique about this group.
www.amazon.com /All-Rise-Blue/dp/B00005UBML   (1622 words)

  
 Music > True blue « HomeboyMediaNews
Cypriot member of boy band Blue Antony Costa on returning to the island and the band’s latest concert for a ‘few years’.
He is one of four members of the multi million selling band Blue, which has managed to break through the barriers of traditional boy band stereotypes.
Blue burst onto the music scene five years ago when Costa, Duncan and Lee decided to form a group.
grhomeboy.wordpress.com /2006/07/16/music-true-blue   (691 words)

  
 blue.page
Blue is the biggest boy band to emerge from the UK in the last 12 months.
With 3 top 5 singles(including two massive number one smashes)and a double platinum selling album under their belts, Duncan, Lee, Simon and Antony have proven themselves to be the pop phenomenon of 2001.
Blue have continued to assault the chart with their new single Fly By II, released 18th March 2002.
www.geocities.com /friendslast4eva/blue.html   (79 words)

  
 BLUE BOY BAND JOIN PEPSI COLA - THE BLUEBIRD WORLD ELECTRIC LAND SPEED RECORD PROJECT
Blue reportedly signed a £50 million deal to become the global faces of Pepsi.
The boy band will replace Britney Spears, who fronted ads for the drinks company for nearly two years until her career dwindled.
Band members Lee Ryan, Duncan James, Antony Costa and Simon Webbe will be featured on millions of cans around the world.
www.bluebird-electric.net /blue.htm   (159 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Boy band Blue scrap farewell tour
The band called off their European tour after Ryan developed nodules on his throat and was told to rest his voice.
A spokesperson said it was due to be their last tour before "taking a break" but they had not officially split and would try to reschedule the dates.
The Best of Blue tour was due to include 12 UK shows plus concerts in Italy, Turkey and Germany.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/4297435.stm   (267 words)

  
 Blue boy band member arrested   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ryan was caught in the early hours of Monday morning on Tower Bridge Road driving is Porsche and was detained by Police.
Ryan is the most newsworthy member of Blue having taunted the tabloids with his brief relationship with Atomic Kitten's Liz McClarnon, announcing to the press that people were over-reacting to September 11 and that saving animals is more important and then recording a song for Iraqi children for a benefit album.
Blue collaborated with Elton John last year when they covered his classic 'Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word'.
www.undercover.com.au /news/2003/20030813_blue.html   (171 words)

  
 Blue News
We were all shocked at the split of boy band Blue.
PETALING JAYA: British boy-band Blue are scheduled to arrive from Brunei at noon Tuesday for their Best of Blue concert to be held at the Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort Indoor arena in Kuala Lumpur.
Blue, the world-renowned UK group, has lived up to their promise that they would eventually perform in Brunei Darussalam.
www.topix.net /who/blue   (294 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Arts | Arts news | The boys from Busted move Tories up the charts
Accused of being a "Tory boy" by Jay, former public schoolboy Simpson told Tatler magazine: "I don't really like politics but I've always grown up with their views - the Tories' way of doing things.
Their confession is nothing if not brave for the band who have had four No 1 singles and sold 2.5m records in the UK.
An association with government is usually the kiss of death for a pop career.
www.guardian.co.uk /arts/news/story/0,11711,1321496,00.html   (334 words)

  
 U2 Feedback - (01-22-2005) Boy Band Blue Tops U2 in French Music Awards - Reuters*
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Brit boy band Blue edged Irish rock group U2 to a top honor at France's biggest music awards on Saturday night, with hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas and pop band Maroon 5 scooping awards of their own.
Blue won the award for best international group, beating U2 who received a special achievement award that was presented to lead singer Bono by supermodel Naomi Campbell.
Guitarist Jesse Carmichael said the band, which has been without bassist Ryan Dusick due to a shoulder injury, hopes to be back at full strength soon.
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 Blue Boy Band   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blue dropped in to surprise a teenage fan at Great Ormond Street Hospital on Monday night, in a special visit arranged by her parents.
Blue cancel their farewell tour after singer Lee Ryan falls ill - but insist they have not split.
Blue were renowned for their RandB/pop sound, smooth harmonies and (apparent) good...
www.futuregate.co.uk /blue_boy_band.html   (366 words)

  
 Blue (boy band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blue was a successful English boy band similar to boybands such as A1 consisting of four members: Lee Ryan, Duncan James, Antony Costa, and Simon Webbe.
Blue reached number six in March 2002 with their fourth single, Fly By II - a remix of album track "Fly By".The album was #30 in Portugal.
Blue had sold 7 million albums and 4 million singles, now all four members have since released solo singles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blue_(boy_band)   (707 words)

  
 Music - An interview with Blue, the boy band
Antony and Duncan, two members of boy band Blue, are giving interviews to some channels.
Besides the title song, a highlight of the new album is that Blue has teamed up with Sir Elton John on Sorry Seems To be The Hardest Word.
Simon adds that since the band has been influenced by acts like Marvin Gaye, Elton John, George Michael, Earth Wind and Fire and Boyz II Men, a bit of their music comes in too.
www.mid-day.com /entertainment/music/2003/february/44886.htm   (324 words)

  
 £50-MILLION ADVERTISING DEAL FOR BOY BAND BLUE
Pop quartet Blue has scored a £50-million soft drink promotion deal, replacing Britney Spears as the global face of Pepsi.
"Blue are the hottest boyband of the moment — not just in the UK but all across Europe and Asia," said the source.
As Blue appears on millions of pop cans around the globe, Pepsi will be sponsoring the band's upcoming world tour.
www.hellomagazine.com /2003/04/25/blue   (188 words)

  
 oceanfree.net and Google Search
The top 10 boy bands of all time from the Monkees to B2K.
Boy Bands Rare CDs, CD Singles, Rare Records, Vinyl Records...
Boy bands are that genre of teen pop which is performed by boys/men
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 GMTV - Big Blue   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boy band Blue join us on Friday, October 17, ahead of their UK tour
The nearest he'd got to a microphone before then, was when he was part of Criminal Damage, a hip-hop act he formed in Birmingham with his mate DJ Shifty.
The name Blue was chosen because it's a spiritual colour.
www.gm.tv /index.cfm?articleid=8632&pageNumber=2   (336 words)

  
 No.1 hit boy band Blue surprise a big fan at Great Ormond Street Hospital
Top British boy band Blue dropped in to surprise a teenage fan at Great Ormond Street Hospital on Monday night, in a special visit arranged by her parents.
The Blue boys took time out of their busy schedule to chat with 15-year-old Holly Edwards who has adored the band since they first hit the charts.
The Blue boys, Duncan James, Anthony Costa, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe, recently beat stiff competition from Spice Girl Emma Bunton and ex-Eternal member Louise with the top NO.1 hit single "Too Close".
www.ich.ucl.ac.uk /pressoffice/pressrelease_00019   (397 words)

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