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The William Blakes
Written on: 27.02.2013 12:53
I simply don't understand why RF have *never* booked The William Blakes. It's such a mystery! I mean, even Baron Criminal (the lead singer Kristian Leths solo project) played at the festival a couple of years ago, and it was crazy and good, but why not get the rest of the band too?
The William Blakes have released four (incredible!) albums, they are about to release a new record soon, they are awesome live and they often bring great guest musicians to their concerts. The "fastelavn" concerts every year are some of the greatest music experiences I have had! This year they invited Benjamin Koppel, Kresten Osgood, Shaka Loveless and Nik & Jay among others. They celebrate the diversity, fun and creativity in the music world - which matches the Roskilde experience and the Orange Feeling so PERFECT! All of them are extremely skilled musicians. Bo Rande (who also plays in Blue Foundation) won the danish award Steppeulven for musician of the year 2012 and the band have won a lot of other awards, including DMA's... but all that doesn't really matter, because it's all about the vibes, the ambiance and the funky feelings you experience at their concerts, it's so unique and improvised - It can only make you happy.
So come on! Get those skilled bastards to play at the festival - it would be such an amazing concert and what's even better: they are available and really want to play there.
What's not to like?
Go check 'em out.