The Dirty Lips

The Dirty Lips

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“Dirty Lips play catchy tunes with nice harmonies that give them a Beatles feel, they are competent musicians who can write a good pop song.” - Sandman Magazine February 2007. The band recently finished 4th in a national unsigned bands competition and are set for a mini european tour in October.

Biography

“Dirty Lips play catchy tunes with nice harmonies that give them a Beatles feel, they are competent musicians who can write a good pop song.” - Sandman Magazine February 2007. "The Dirty Lip's upbeat and cheery tunes are a breath of fresh air, which makes it hard to find anything not to like about these guys." - The Mag, March 2007
The band is based in North Notts and consists of guitarist and lead vocalist James Foy, bass and backing vocalist Richard Lowe, rhythm guitarist Jamie Wales and drummer Paul Exton. In October 2006 the Dirty Lips recorded a five track demo at Sheffield’s “2 Fly” Studios with Arctic Monkeys demo producer Alan Smyth. The band has been regularly gigging around the country at venues including The Social in Nottingham and The Cavern in Liverpool. The song “Last Chance Saloon” is now receiving regular plays on BBC Radio Sheffield and a music video is to be filmed over the coming months with the help of Sheffield Hallam University students

In April 2007 the band reached the last 20 of AKG's National Unsigned Bands competition finishing 4th in a public vote off, the competition had more than 800 entries from bands nationwide.

The band return to the studio in early August to record 4 new tracks before venturing on a tour in the Czech Republic in October.

Discography

Demo 1 2006
1. Catch 22
2. Travis Bickle
3. Last Chance Saloon (received regular airplay on BBC Radio)
4. Same Old Story
5. Mission Bell

Demo 2 (August 2007)
1. Even The Rivers Don't Flow
2. Keep 'Em Peeled (Currently receiving airplay on BBC Radio)
3. Last Man Standing
4. A Sinister Turn

Set List

The typical set is half an hour however this may be extended up to 1 and a half hours. Typical setlist will be:

1. Keep 'Em Peeled.
2. Last Man Standing.
3. Sunbed Generation.
4. I'm Cold.
5. Travis Bickle.
6. Even The Rivers Don't Flow.
7. A Sinister Turn.
8. Last Chance Saloon.