The Bang
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The Bang

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Shiny - Chameleon, 2006



The Bang's debut album, Shiny, has just been released into shops around South Africa through Chameleon Records. It is currently available to purchase online at with more international stores to follow shortly. The South African press has labeled the album "goosebump inducing" (Wicked Rock), "an instant classic" (Verge) and "an outstanding achievement" (SL) while the band has been called "the next big thing" (The Citizen) and "the best South African band since the Springbok Nude Girls" (Verge). The Bang has been praised by the likes of Ken Stringfellow (The Posies, R.E.M.) with whom the band performed in 2005, Richard Butler (The Psychedelic Furs) and Mike Scott (The Waterboys). The band will soon be doing a video for their first single 'Shiny' with award-winning director Daniel Levi, who has previously worked with Interpol, Massive Attack and The Prodigy, amongst others.