Blah Street

by Ben Castle

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Sean McDougall Track Seven is in fact the 8th track on the album. That kind of sums Ben up. If you like really well recorded music, this should be on your list. Ben paints a sonic picture of a slightly hapless young Londoner not quite fitting in. Favorite track: Track Seven.
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"You must check out this band, they are funny and they are great. They have a great future ahead of them" Joe Zawinul - Oct 2002

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released April 24, 2004

Ben Castle: saxophones, clarinet, bass clarinet, vocals (7+12), guitar (2+3)
Mark Edwards: piano, hammond organ, fender rhodes, wurlitzer, glockenspiel, sampler, all programming, rhythm guitar (2)
Tim Harries: electric basses, acoustic bass
Phil Crabbe: drums
Beth Rowley: vocals (3)
Kevin Jamieson: guitar and backing vocals (7)
Enrico Tomasso: trumpet (5)
Mike Innes: trombone & euphonium (5)

all compositions by Ben Castle except 'green fairy' and 'lunar bloom' by Tim Harries

tracks 1,4,5,6,9,10,11,13
recorded at Blah Street august/september 2001
by Nick J Hannan assisted by Pete Collis
mixed at no-man's land by Steven Wilson

tracks 2,3,7,8,12
recorded at Orange Room Music august/september 2003
by Andy Searle-Barnes and Colin Walker
mixed at Orange Room Music by Colin Walker

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Ben Castle UK

Ben has played with Duke Special, Radiohead, Quincy Jones, Matthew Herbert, Amy Winehouse, Stan Tracey, Dizzee Rascal, Kula Shaker, Guillemots, Paloma Faith, Sting, Will Young, Jools Holland, Boy George & Tony Bennett.
He's occasionally allowed off the leash to make his own music.
“You must check out this band, they are funny and they are great. They have a great future ahead of them” Joe Zawinul
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