08 Feb 2009
We did it, we organised a piss up in a brewery and it was an inspiring thing. Last Tuesday, a throng of friends and supporters and collaborators came together to enjoy an end of year Green Thing party in East London's Truman Brewery. [...]

First on stage was Musa and Stewart from Benin City - spontaneously accompanied by Surin on beatbox - performed their All-Consuming track Penny Drops. Awesome. Then artists Ackroyd and Harvey took the stage and briliantly satirised the way that humanity was wrecking its home and called on everyone to wake up. Then the fabulous Tom Williams and Guy and Ant from The Boat strapped on guitars and walked into the audience and played their Short Sharp Shower song. Then James did his Bob Geldof "give us your f***ing money" impression.

The finally the magnificent Justin Hawkins and Hot Leg and did their two outstanding Green Thing songs - Heroes and Do It In The Dark.

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08 Feb 2009
08 Feb 2009

The Independent On Sunday

+ posted by Sez

Anyone expecting the post-rehab Justin Hawkins to be apologetic, acoustic, introspective and toned down is in for a shock.
Hot Leg, Hawkins' new "Man Rock" quartet, are the Darkness-plus. From the hocus-pocus shrieking of opener "Chickens" to grandiose Steinman-esque closer "Kissing in the Wind", 'Red Light Fever' is all about jubilant falsettos, crashing crescendos, and ludicrously layered arrangements. If something's worth doing - as Hawkins knows better than anyone - it's worth overdoing.

Pick of the album: Coming out of the closet: 'Gay in the 80s'

07 Feb 2009

Monday@8pm Planet Rock

+ posted by FlamingWhopper

Monday from 8pm

Nicky Horne will be talking to the guys from Hot Leg this Monday. They’ll be talking about their brand new debut album and playing tracks from it from 8pm.

Great music, great.

Credit: The Lovely Fee | www.planetrock.com
07 Feb 2009

Heard a Murmur about these?

+ posted by FlamingWhopper

HOT LEG - Red Light Fever


RIGHT. If no one else will do it, allow me to stand up for Justin Hawkins. A quick reminder of his CV:

With I Believe In A Thing Called Love by The Darkness, he wrote the most important rock riff since Back In Black.

He delivers a catchy hook, allied to clever and funny lyrics. He has a unique voice. He’s a stupidly under-rated guitarist. He still manages to pull off Spandex. Mostly.

So welcome to Hot Leg’s debut, wall-to-wall with huge riffs, catchy choruses and Bohemian Rhapsody production.

Justin has also found a rhythm section hewn from the living rock of Stonehenge.

Red Light Fever should propel JH out of the clubs and back into the arenas. A joyous, triumphant, hard-rockin’ romp. GF

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Wowzers, Madrid folk really know how to make you feel welcome. This was a fun show. Right, home time for me :)
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@railcomjon soon, Jon, soon. 3 more shows and I get a little break. NHTIFD!!
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