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Blind Ego
« on: Fri, 2006-12-01, 14:04:13 »
This is a solo-project of RPWL's guitarist Kalle Wallner featuring........

JOHN JOWITT: bass
JOHN MITCHELL: vocals
PAUL WRIGHTSON: vocals
TOMMY EBERHARDT: drums

With special guest appearances by:
YOGI LANG: keyboards
CLIVE NOLAN: backing vocals
STEFAN OBERMAIER: sound-design

Check out this video from their MySpace (http://myspace.com/blindego): http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=107789831&blogID=187250094&MyToken=aa8de3e2-72e1-40e9-a614-c7263bde099b

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 2006-12-01, 15:26:57 »
Sounds good to me  ;D. Thanks for the info.
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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 2006-12-01, 16:49:56 »
This is a solo-project of RPWL's guitarist Kalle Wallner featuring........

JOHN JOWITT: bass
JOHN MITCHELL: vocals
PAUL WRIGHTSON: vocals
TOMMY EBERHARDT: drums

With special guest appearances by:
YOGI LANG: keyboards
CLIVE NOLAN: backing vocals
STEFAN OBERMAIER: sound-design

Check out this video from their MySpace (http://myspace.com/blindego): http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=107789831&blogID=187250094&MyToken=aa8de3e2-72e1-40e9-a614-c7263bde099b

I can't wait 'till January!

Tom

Sounds good. This is actually the first time i hear anything from Paul Wrightson since Arena. And John Mitchell on ... Vocals? Not on guitars?

Anyways, thanx for the info.  8)
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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 2006-12-03, 10:05:47 »
John Mitchell is an excellent singer. Listen to Kino or The Urbane and more recently It Bites!

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #4 on: Sun, 2007-01-07, 22:44:40 »
On http://www.myspace.com/blindego there are 2 samples now. One features John Mitchell on vocals, and in the other sample it's Mr. Wrichtson delivering the vocals! Go check it out!

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #5 on: Sun, 2007-01-07, 23:43:08 »
Nice rocky tunes, Tom. Like what i hear. Moon & Sun is very  *horns*. Well, sort off.  ;)

Am interested.  8)
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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 2007-01-08, 13:08:04 »
Hmmm this sounds very promising!

John M sounds VERY different from his Kino, Urbane and Frost vocals. A bit more Ray Wilson-ish. Very funny to hear, actually.
And the lyrics he sings are also very different from what he would normally sing.

And to hear Paul Wrightson is really cool, I haven't heared anything by him except for what he did by Arena.
Once again the lyrics he sings are also very different from what he would normally sing with Arena.
And the way he sings with much less drama.

All good!
I REALLY look forward to this!!! ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 2007-01-24, 13:38:25 »
The official website is now updated! It has some interesting features, like lyrics and a few samples. Go check it out!

http://www.blind-ego.com/

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #8 on: Thu, 2007-02-08, 16:12:27 »
Has anybody succeeded in getting their hands on a copy? Here in Holland it's impossible, so yesterday I decided to order it on the band's website. Ah I'm so eager to hear it at last!

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #9 on: Thu, 2007-02-08, 16:18:35 »
So, the relase party was on
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Saturday 27th, 2007
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At least in this year, there's not too many possibilities for guessing the month, harhar...

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PS: just ordered the CD...
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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #10 on: Thu, 2007-02-08, 16:28:04 »
Has anybody succeeded in getting their hands on a copy? Here in Holland it's impossible, so yesterday I decided to order it on the band's website. Ah I'm so eager to hear it at last!

Cheers, Tom

Yeah... I haven't seen it in Holland either... Not even in my prog store in town... :(
But I think I can ask the good man to order it for me.

And I think I'll do that!

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« Reply #11 on: Thu, 2007-02-08, 17:00:52 »
Hmmm Too bad the CD is hard to get....

but this will probably cheer you guys up:
http://www.boerderij.org/index.cfm/4,507,eve10001190,html

They will be in 'De Boerderij' on 12 mei....together with Sylvan. Ticket will cost € 17.50.
VERY worth to give this a try

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #12 on: Thu, 2007-02-08, 17:17:06 »
Has anybody succeeded in getting their hands on a copy? Here in Holland it's impossible, so yesterday I decided to order it on the band's website. Ah I'm so eager to hear it at last!

Cheers, Tom

Not entirely true, mate.  ;) Watch this.  ;D

I ordered it yesterday so it should be on it's way pretty soon.
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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 2007-02-08, 17:29:20 »
Hmmm Too bad the CD is hard to get....

but this will probably cheer you guys up:
http://www.boerderij.org/index.cfm/4,507,eve10001190,html

They will be in 'De Boerderij' on 12 mei....together with Sylvan. Ticket will cost € 17.50.
VERY worth to give this a try

WOW, thank you Cyborg-Frask, you just made my day!!!  *horns* *horns* *horns*
 I always wanted to see Sylvan, but they only seemed tot do gigs in Germany!

Yeahhhhhhhh!!!!!
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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #14 on: Thu, 2007-02-08, 21:37:25 »
12 May eh?
Cool!

Shall we go to that gig too Cyborg-Frask? ;D
That's gonna be a lot then... But It could be fun of course.

Just a thought.

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #15 on: Fri, 2007-02-09, 17:21:17 »
I would really be surprised to see Paul, John and John together on one stage..... I'd think that's very unlikely to happen, so if it does, I'd be more than happy  :D

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #16 on: Fri, 2007-02-09, 19:29:13 »
I would really be surprised to see Paul, John and John together on one stage..... I'd think that's very unlikely to happen, so if it does, I'd be more than happy  :D

Why is it unlikely?
They did it with Arena's 10th birthday.

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #17 on: Fri, 2007-02-09, 23:25:18 »
Yes, and I'd love them to do it again. Did you read the biography?  ;)

I think 23 minutes for an unrehearsed encore is something different than an entire tour....
But I would really, really hope that the Reunion was the last step to reconciliation between them.

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #18 on: Mon, 2007-02-19, 17:54:59 »
Ladies and gentlemen,

I just received my copy of the album in the mail, so I'm gonna listen to it tonight! *horns* *horns* *horns*

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #19 on: Mon, 2007-02-19, 21:41:31 »
Heya, had my first chance to listen to the first 20some minutes, and it sounds really great so far :D
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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #20 on: Mon, 2007-02-19, 21:48:24 »
Heya, had my first chance to listen to the first 20some minutes, and it sounds really great so far :D

It IS great! I just finished listening and my first impression is very positive! It rocks!!! *horns*

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #21 on: Mon, 2007-02-19, 22:18:06 »
Agreed - it rocks and its fab  ;D

Its my most played CD at the moment. The tracks with John Mitchell vocals are probably my favourites. But I do keep finding myself singing Artist Manque  ::)

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #22 on: Mon, 2007-02-19, 22:55:04 »
I've heard Blind Ego a couple of times now.
And although I REALLY like "Moon And Sun", "Open Sore" and "Forbidden To Remain", I have still to get myself into it.
It's totally NOT what I expected. And in fact, I'm a bit disappointed. But maybe this album is a grower for me.

Actually, some songs are better when you listen more to it.
Still I prefer the ones with Paul on it.



To be continued...

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #23 on: Mon, 2007-05-07, 11:24:35 »
Hi all,

I saw Paul yesterday on Heathrow-airport checking in to his flight to Hamburg for the first gig. Regrettably we we in a different line (coming back from South-Africa), so I couldn't say 'hi' to him.

John Jowitt and Paul Wrightson had their first gig together with Blind Ego yesterday. Any reports?

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Re: Blind Ego
« Reply #24 on: Mon, 2007-05-07, 17:10:36 »
I saw Paul yesterday on Heathrow-airport checking in to his flight to Hamburg for the first gig. Regrettably we we in a different line (coming back from South-Africa), so I couldn't say 'hi' to him.

What a funny coincidense, I mean, London Heathrow isn't exactly a small airport...

Are you going to see Blind Ego together with Sylvan next saturday in 'De Boerderij'? I know I will! :)

Cheers, Tom
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