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Redditch punk band put individual touches on Covid-19 tune

Ross Crawford 14th Jun, 2020

MODERN day Redditch punk band Chaos Experience are back on song with a new single that’s a tale of our times.

‘Covid-19’ is delivered in true Chaos style with an added sprinkling of gold dust thanks to local singer / songwriter Clem Dalloway.

“I was going stir crazy in my flat with the lockdown when I wrote the lyrics,” said front man Steve Pound.

“I played a few chords on the guitar but as I can’t really play, it was awful so I sent it off to Clem and asked if he could help.

“He sent this amazing track back so I asked if we could go a bit Motorhead and he just got it right – it’s come out really blistering.”

The song was recorded with each member of the band in isolation – Lea Room on bass, Vicki Lees, guitar, Dave Batley, guitar, Dylan O’Dell, drums, plus Clem and with Steve on vocals.

“I was really lucky because they are all talented musicians and Clem put it all together in his studio,” said Steve.

“It’s been fantastic working with him, he is so tuned in to what we want.”

With an album in the works, lockdown beginning to ease and all their songs available on iTunes the band are raring to go once gigging gets the go ahead.

“We had a load of gigs lined up this year and then coronavirus happened… but we did go out at the GlastonBeoley virtual music festival last weekend,” said Steve.

Chaos Experience famously hit the national headlines last August when they were banned from appearing at Redditch’s annual Morton Stanley music festival after writing an anti-Brexit song.

Visit iTunes for the band’s music and look out for the album which is in the works.


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