new band - Shades of Plato

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new band - Shades of Plato

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Hi All,

my band is currently featuring on the free CD with the latest Vive Le rock issue *the same one with the JJ interview).

Check out the video below.

http://vivelerock.net/index.php?option= ... &Itemid=18

Spot the influences lol.

Would really love your feedback / comments.

Cheers, RR
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I think that's a great track. Loved it...!
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Thanks Dom, really appreciated

RR
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The Pet Shop Boys have really let themselves go!
:lol:

Nah, only joking, good track :smt006
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It's good - kinda electro camp - I mean that in a good way.

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Thanks all for the feedback - much appreciated.

The masks were meant to give an air of menace and mystery, as well as to hide our middle-agedness! Lol. It just goes to show.

thanks again
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yeh i like it .may i suggest full masks on your next vid
exept the drummer. :lol:
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I liked it. Yes, I can hear a bit of Hugh, a bit of Madness and maybe a bit of T-Rex.
More please.
Why are you called "Shades of Plato"?
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Thanks again all for the feedback, much appreciated.

Yes - our influences are many and varied, Vive Le Rock described us as a collision of glam, goth and prog, which is a good a description as any.

Plato was a Greek philosopher, with many interesting ideas and views about life, politics and music! We just liked the idea of a degree of intellect in what we do (moi, pretentious, non!)

We have just self-financed our first download single, 'you were the one'', which I can only describe as a gothic power ballad! Our electronic 'la folie'. An snippet can be found here...

https://www.recordunion.com/Profile/41183

We will be self-releasing an EP in the autumn

Here's one of our very first attempts at song writing together...it needs some more work and there was no budget for a video but you will get the idea (much more stranglers like)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pynfCMSGSJM

cheers, RR
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Love it, are you gigging, maybe a support on a MIB tour
Please allow me to re-arrange your face sometimes
I'd really like to get to know you better
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That's a great compliment villianinblack, thank you. that would be a dream come true.

No, not gigging at the moment, we are putting all our efforts into writing , recording, and trying to get the songs out there.

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Kind of early Human League meets Punishment Of Luxury and Jethro Tull and decide to make a record together. Not bad at all.
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