…..What a great few weeks it’s been playing with and getting to know the fantastic Fela Freeman, our new bass player!! Welcome aboard, Fela, lovin your bass lines and spirit! Right now we’re having a good ol time recording four new tracks (with thanks to Greg Turner, who’s ace), and we’re working on a cracking list of tunes together in The Egg Factory for our upcoming gigs, with new bass lines, three part harmonies and also working on loads of new songs. It’s all rather exciting!! AND I’ve discovered that the best place to record my ideas at home quickly, before they disappear from my head, and without waking the kids up, is the bathroom – the acoustics are great in there!! I’ve recorded three songs in there this week on my phone, trying not to whack my guitar against the shower door. Good old Voice Memo. Oh and we’ve got a photoshoot soon ….argh what to wear!! Looking forward to showing you what DoveTales have been up to….See you soon!!
Stef Rose x
Welcome on board to DoveTales new bass player, Victor “Fela” Freeman.
Wow, that went fast, what a year that was!! And what a way to end a brilliant creative year for DoveTales by playing at The Eagle Inn, Salford, on 8th December, to a great audience!! Thanks for coming, we had a great night and I know you did too!! I know I always say it, but I love being in this band. The bond we have, the music we create, we’re happy when we’re together and I think we passed the love on that night. We loved the venue, what a quirky venue, we’ll be playing there again for sure!! Big thanks to our support, Emma Mould- what a great voice and a what a great person (and nice capo’s, I do like a capo!)!!
Can’t wait for this year. We’ve got our diaries booked for all sorts!! This week we’ll all be meeting up for the first time this year at The Egg Factory, to crack on with recording 3 new tracks which we’re looking forward to releasing soon! And I’m going to hang out with the electric guitar and write some new songs with it, something which is new to me, so I’m looking forward to seeing what happens there! Lot’s of new songs from Johnny and I (they’re coming out of our ears!), lot’s of rehearsing (can’t get enough of them!), lot’s of gigs (love it!) and lots of good times lined up for us this year!! Can’t wait to get started!!
Keep listening and spread the word….The DoveTales have flown in!!
All the very best for the new year, folks!!
Thanks for your support and see you soon!!
Images from one of our gigs at The Hinchliffe Arms in Cragg Vale …
Stef on vocals
Johnny on guitar
Chris L on bass
And Chris J on drums